❉ Throwing blues, gospel and nu-soul into the mix, ‘Zinc’ is a remarkable debut album from a major talent and an obvious future star.
❉ Martin Ruddock on the band ‘that sounded like they could kick your head in, but do it in a very clever way’.
❉ The late Zapp frontman’s tasty funk trilogy repackaged.
❉ A bruised Brian Wilson may have stood down from the helm after Smile but he was still hugely gifted and capable.
❉ A bracing collection of British Mod, R&B, Freakbeat & Swinging London Nuggets.
❉ Afro-funk pioneers’ complete President recordings, collected for the first time!
❉ Is this new comp Sweden’s answer to ‘Nuggets’? Yes and no, writes Andrew Hickey.
❉ In 1975, Frank Zappa talked Let It Rock’s Giovanni Dadomo through his top ten records.