❉ Writer Paul Matts praises the Pretenders’ late, great “ragged lieutenant”.
❉ Martin Ruddock traces the genesis of Space Oddity, released 50 years ago today.
❉ Britpop PR legend talks to Andy Murray about his extraordinary memoirs.
❉ C.J. Newman revisits one of the most significant collaborations of their time.
❉ Why was Jerry Dammers such a significant figure in the punk and new wave movement?
❉ John Robb and friends explore the beauty and terror of nature.
❉ A new archival release from Peter Green’s original incarnation of Fleetwood Mac.
❉ As the former singer and bassist in Smile, last year’s Queen biopic has led to renewed interest in Tim’s music.
❉ Another splendid addition from Cherry Red to this fertile and febrile period in pop music history.
❉ There’s something for old & new fans of electropop in Jones’ first release of new material since 2015.