❉To quote a Persil liquid advert from the autumn Season 25 began, ‘…you remember the summer of ‘88…’ Well, do you?
❉ Demonstrating his impeccable cult credentials: Clangers Expert ™ Tim Worthington.
❉ The Stranglers’ debut LP is forty years old and still unassailable.
❉ Take a trip down some of the lesser-known, uncharted byways of sixties British cinema.
❉ Evergreen! Shagpile rugs! That perm! Sex in a bathtub! Mega outdoor concerts! More F-Bombs than you can count! ‘A Star Is Born’ is camp as Christmas itself.
❉ Careful with that credit card, Eugene! We review Pink Floyd’s wallet-troubling collection of antiques and curios.
❉ We review Simon Matthews’ magical history tour of Swinging Sixties British cinema.
❉ 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.
❉ We give you the lowdown on some noteworthy recent vinyl reissues. This month: Dead Can Dance, Bowie, Pink Floyd.