❉ Writer Paul Matts praises the Pretenders’ late, great “ragged lieutenant”.
❉ John Robb and friends explore the beauty and terror of nature.
❉ Another splendid addition from Cherry Red to this fertile and febrile period in pop music history.
❉ Manchester-based Art Rock band release debut double A-side single on Friday 1 February.
❉ If you’ve never heard a note by The Residents before, you could easily dip your toe in here and very quickly gauge the flavour of their career so far.
❉ Ange Chan reports back from a truly a European affair, proving the power of the synth transcends political boundaries!
❉ Peter Kernel’s aggressive, enticing, fourth album explores the vastness of the dark, writes Eoghan Lyng.
❉ We chat with Bauhaus’ Kevin Haskins about his book ‘Bauhaus – Undead’, a visual chronicle of the band’s musical journey.
❉ Hull post-punks announce ‘A Decline In Morality’ with new single, ‘Ellipsisism’.
❉ Gothic post-punk, referencing Jodorowsky, True Detective, 2666 and Dave Eggers.