❉ Andrew Hickey takes a closer look at Lennon’s most popular album, one that’s talked about rather less than it’s listened to.
❉ St Etienne’s Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs round up an impeccable collection of cuts by middle-aged artists coming to terms with the late 60s.
❉ We talk to composer & conductor Carl Davis CBE about Paul McCartney’s elegiac classical opus, released in the US 27 years ago today.
❉ ‘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.
❉ Paul Abbott talks to the writer and artist of Titan Comics’ 50th anniversary authorised graphic novel adaptation.
❉ Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine comes this fully authorised graphic novel adaptation written and illustrated by Bill Morrison.
❉ 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.