❉ ‘Topper’ Headon was a drumming genius who propelled a good band to become the best around, writes Paul Matts.
❉ Andrew Hickey takes a closer look at Lennon’s most popular album, one that’s talked about rather less than it’s listened to.
❉ The renowned producer and arranger tells We Are Cult’s Eoghan Lyng about working with Percy Thrillington, aka Paul McCartney.
❉ The Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter delivers a song brimmed with joie de vivre,featuring Matt Douglas of The Mountain Goats.
❉ Time for the secret life of Doctor Who spin-off records, bwoy!
❉ We celebrate the debut of the band who accidentally invented modern alternative rock music.
❉ A vintage Melody Maker interview, as Cohen emerged from a “washed up, confused, directionless time”.
❉ ABBA’s pure pop album ‘Arrival’ was released in the UK forty years ago today. We chronicle its evolution…