❉ Stephen Graham revisits Neil Hannon’s sixth studio album, deep into the twenty-first century.
❉ Queen’s music is a fundamental part of the texture of Flash Gordon, an artful fusion of sound and vision, writes Don Klees.
❉ Pet Shop Boys announce that the fourth set of ‘Catalogue’ reissues, ‘Behaviour’, ‘Very’ and ‘Bilingual’, will be released on August 31st, 2018.
❉ The Beatles’ Christmas records were as as joyous as anything they produced, if much sillier.
❉ Pet Shop Boys announce ‘Catalogue: 1985-2012’, a landmark series of reissues of their Parlophone studio albums.
❉ Cracked Actor (Live In Los Angeles 1974) 3 X Lp Set ~ BOWPROMO Single-Sided Album Boxset
❉ When is a record label not a record label? When it’s BBC Records.
❉ An appreciation of the timeless, cathartic qualities of Bowie’s masterwork, released on this day in 1977.
❉ Released on this day in 1965, ‘Rubber Soul’ was the Beatles sixth album. We’ve compiled some interesting facts and trivia about the album, from the cover to the contents.
❉ We give you the lowdown on some noteworthy recent vinyl reissues. This month: Dead Can Dance, Bowie, Pink Floyd.