❉ Anna Cale’s book is an excellent springboard for exploring Dors’s back catalogue of work, writes Jay Bea.
❉ “This album has been a labour of love that dates back twenty years.” says Louise Wener.
❉ Babybird’s descriptions of love as gnawing, uncomfortable, visceral and triumphant, show him at his most interesting.
❉ Jay Bea laments letting the mighty Ash fall beyond her music radar – but their latest hits collection provides redemption.
❉ This is (still) a high: Jay Bea looks back on a seminal Britpop event.