❉ A sonic biography of both the band and the man. Honestly, you won’t spend a better 60 quid this year.
❉ The Manics haven’t rocked this hard in years, writes Eoghan Lyng.
❉ In 1984, BBC2 broadcast the most terrifying film ever made: ‘Threads’.
❉ Once Britain’s biggest star… and then gone. Why?
❉ With one last Soft Cell reunion confirmed, Ange Chan reflects on life as a Cellmate.
❉ 45 years on, Carnival of Monsters is still top of the pops! Ian Potter tells us why.
❉ The once-ubiquitous, post-punk polymath’s solo work, re-evaluated by Tim Worthington.
❉ East End Modfathers The Small Faces live, breathe and sing again in Carol Harrison’s energetic musical play.
❉ The groundbreaking biographical drama of England’s ‘stately homo’ arrives on Blu-Ray.
❉ Chart Music rams its hand into the lucky bag that is a random episode of Top Of The Pops.