❉ The folk legend’s first new studio album in a decade is a sparce ten-track treat.
❉ Simon Brett chats with ‘Funky Si’ about his life in music and of course, his relationship with the late Mark E. Smith.
❉ This collection of Beefheart covers will likely surprise you and delight you.
❉ With one last Soft Cell reunion confirmed, Ange Chan reflects on life as a Cellmate.
❉ Curxes mouthpiece Roberta Fidora waxes cynical about her cult faves, inspirations and… wood cladding?
❉ The arrangements of Drake’s Admiral, curated by Bob Stanley.
❉ Mixed by legendary producer John Fryer of 4AD fame and This Mortal Coil.
❉ This is an Irish folk trio made for musical adventures, writes Eoghan Lyng.
❉ Welcome to Glue Town.
❉ Samantha Reynolds on the Bristol band’s album launch at the Tunnels, February 10 2018.