❉ A relentless collection of dynamite floor-fillers, taken from the vaults of legendary labels like Stax, Chess, and Motown, writes Johnny Restall.
❉ Another deluxe version of Cherry Red’s iconic indie sampler, with a generous helping of new tracks added on.
❉ 20 years after their first release, The Bowling Green are back with a ‘lost’ album finally seeing the light of day, writes Stuart Douglas.
❉ Brutalist tower block Arlington House in Calvert’s home town of Margate to be formally identified as the “birthplace of space rock”.
❉ As an overview of a hugely varied scene this arboreal archive cannot be faulted, writes Johnny Restall.
❉ This is another gloriously packaged product from Cherry Red, writes James Collingwood.
❉ Impressed by their work so far, Nick Myles assesses the idiosyncratic Scottish Indie/Pop band A New International’s latest release.
❉ A small selection of some of Mimi Parker of much-loved indie heroes Low’s finest musical moments, highlighting an unassuming but remarkable talent sadly lost.
❉ Sunny Californian pop meets UK cynicism in a brilliant formative album, writes We Are Cult’s Rob Morris.
❉ Snapshots of modern life in the form of a two-disc recap of Jim Bob’s prolific solo career, reviewed by James Collingwood.