❉ This comes recommended to any fans of intelligent, lovingly crafted pop music, writes Ken Shinn.
❉ Cherry Red have once again pulled out all of the stops for the ‘forgotten man’ of 1980s pop, writes Ken Shinn.
❉ Agent Ken Shinn re-evaluates John le Carre’s creation, immortalised by Richard Burton.
❉ Get the drinks in, enjoy your burger, and – most of all – listen.
❉ Hailing from 1989, Jones’ fourth album saw him moving further into the realms of the bizarre yet personal…
❉ This wonderful compilation perfectly captures the spirit of The Cramps’ gleefully chaotic, seedy glamour.
❉ We revisit the Fu Manchu Cycle and look at Sax Rohmer’s creation’s place in pop culture.
❉ A fascinating sampler of the music that inspired the Beatles, Barrett, Bowie and Zappa.
❉ A beautifully constructed toy of terror, its mechanisms meshing perfectly to deliver just the right shocks at just the right time.
❉ Songs of the (mostly) happy undertaker, reviewed by Ken Shinn.