❉ John Rain on Dog Man Star, Galton & Simpson, Peter Cook, Twitter and, of course, Smersh Pod.
❉ Nicholas Pegg talks Decades, Doctor Who and David Bowie.
❉ Announcing a concept album featuring a galaxy of stars.
❉ 25 years ago today, Suede lit the fuse of Britpop with their mission statement.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: Radio and TV presenter, film buff and all-round top bloke Paul Ross.
❉ The sound of an artist rediscovering his voice and how to make music without compromises.
❉ A tribute to Sir John Hurt, who David Lynch called “simply the greatest actor in the world.”
❉ First album in six years from The Blue Aeroplanes, plus UK Tour
❉ We look back on Suede’s ‘comeback’ album Coming Up, and geek out over the new 20th anniversary collectors’ edition.
❉ We look back on the chequered past of Britpop casualties Marion as their two albums get the deluxe treatment