❉ We peruse Marc Almond’s definitive 10-disc box set career anthology.
❉ Cambridge Live celebrates Syd Barrett with the unveiling of commemorative artwork and a live concert.
❉ Is this new comp Sweden’s answer to ‘Nuggets’? Yes and no, writes Andrew Hickey.
❉ Stranger Things meets The Owl Service, with this latest long player from the Ghost Box stable.
❉ We give you the lowdown on some noteworthy recent vinyl reissues. This month: Dead Can Dance, Bowie, Pink Floyd.
❉ A comprehensive overview of three BBC Radiophonic Workshop albums recently reissued by Silva Screen Records.
❉ Pixies are back – again! – with a new album, ‘Head Carrier’. “Is it any good? No. It’s great.”