❉ A bruised Brian Wilson may have stood down from the helm after Smile but he was still hugely gifted and capable.
❉ We review the Save Soho champion’s Roundhouse gig, and chat 1-2-1.
❉ A female folk Nuggets, from one of music’s most fertile periods.
❉ Distant echoes of lost transmissions, wreathed in the music of the spheres.
❉ The Skids, Scotland’s finest New Wave export, are resoundingly back.
❉ Doctor Who’s more unconventional musical stylings.
❉ Jessica Lee Morgan’s new album Around the Block is released this Friday on Space Records.
❉ Pet Shop Boys announce ‘Catalogue: 1985-2012’, a landmark series of reissues of their Parlophone studio albums.
❉ Psilocybin-fried space rock… must be the spirit of the age.
❉ A fascinating document of an independent label from the hippy era.