❉ We Are Cult’s Eoghan Lyng waxes lyrical about Stockport’s finest and the esoteric, inventive pop of their never-bettered second album.
❉ This week: The Strange Brew Podcast – one of The Daily Telegraph’s ‘podcasts you need to be listening to’.
❉ Paul Abbott reflects on the much-derided genre of the music biopic.
❉ Roll up, roll up for the annual parade of newly recovered archive TV treats.
❉ Is this the boldest musical statement a solo Beatle made during Lennon’s lifetime?
❉ The Beatles’ Christmas records were as as joyous as anything they produced, if much sillier.
❉ Arthur Lee’s psychedelic masterpiece stands the test of time, writes Eoghan Lyng.
❉ East End Modfathers The Small Faces live, breathe and sing again in Carol Harrison’s energetic musical play.
❉ A bruised Brian Wilson may have stood down from the helm after Smile but he was still hugely gifted and capable.
❉ 50 years of the Beatles’ “Liverpool”, and the lost ‘Sgt. Pepper’ album.