❉ The British pop hitmaker waxes lyrical about Wax, his post-10cc collaboration with the late Andrew Gold.
❉ Beauty in Chaos’ debut LP features members of The Mission, The Cure, Cheap Trick, Ministry, Gene Loves Jezebel, Human Drama, The Offspring, and ICE-T. We preview first single ‘Storm’.
❉ Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins of Bauhaus, Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets teams with Diva Dompé as Poptone.
❉ Gothic post-punk, referencing Jodorowsky, True Detective, 2666 and Dave Eggers.
❉ A sprawling, ambitious, dense album, packed with drama and feeling.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: Electronic rock artist Jenn Vix on her cult fave raves and her life and career so far.
❉ An appreciation of the timeless, cathartic qualities of Bowie’s masterwork, released on this day in 1977.
❉ Musician Lol Tolhurst’s memoir charts the creation of The Cure, and his descent into alcohol and substance abuse.