❉ ‘Scouse Pop’ is an a rare, documented insight into the economic and political backdrop which forged the music that came out of Liverpool during the ’80s and ’90s.
❉ There are some classic Oi anthems here, with top notch musicianship – these tracks really deliver, writes Brad Shepherd.
❉ Let’s be upfront about this from the start – this album is EXACTLY what you’d expect from the guy who co-wrote most of LAMF.
❉ Derek Jarman’s enduring legacy is celebrated in this lavish box set, containing his first six features alongside an exciting array of new and archival extras.
❉ We report back from the first two-day event dedicated to Dunfermline’s finest late 1970s New Wave export.
❉ Rat Scabies, formerly of The Damned, surprises and delights with his first, ambitiously diverse solo album.
❉ A conclusive round-up of the band’s first seven years, featuring much of their best work, this box set is a must for all Toy Dolls fans.
❉ The complete recorded output of the punk mischief-makers, in a new Cherry Red box set.
❉ Shout it from the rooftops –art punks the Skids have at last released a fifth album. 36 years on, they’re still angry as hell.
❉ The Fall have never really cared less about being “understood”, and in this respect, deserve to be regarded as a true pop band.