❉ Stylish and extravagant, this a solid beginning to a potential new franchise, writes Ben Peyton.
❉ Cronenberg’s violent exploration of digital immersion has proved to be eerily prophetic, in its own skewed bio-technological way.
❉ “Forward thinking, aware, stately and balanced – sounds like a piece of architecture to me alright!”, writes Eoghan Lyng of Nashville-based outfit Palm Ghosts’ new album.
❉ An intriguing blend of folk horror and documentary, featuring an original score by Adrian Utley of Portishead and Goldfrapp’s Will Gregory.
❉ Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins of Bauhaus, Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets teams with Diva Dompé as Poptone.
❉ In every dream home a heartache? Ange Chan on a collaboration between Neil Arthur from Blancmange and Gazelle Twin’s Bernholz.
❉ Ben Baker returns with another love letter to the programmes, presenters and spin-off shows that he’s fallen for down the years.
❉ It is tempting to consign Sky to that enduring but beige ‘easy listening’ category, but to leave it at that would be overly simplistic. There is much in here to beguile and intrigue.
❉ “There is huge scope in this series.” The gamble bringing back cult sci-fi drama Star Cops onto audio has paid off, writes Michael Seely.
❉ Big Finish’s recent Doctor Who spin-off releases reviewed including Jago and Litefoot’s final curtain call.