❉ The story behind David Bowie’s #2 hit single ‘Absolute Beginners’, released 35 years ago this month.
❉ If you care to trace the echoes of the past, and indeed the future, they’re all here.
❉ Martin Ruddock traces the genesis of Space Oddity, released 50 years ago today.
❉ Robert Fairclough & Mike Kenwood on the unveiling of Russell T Davies’ Years and Years and other TV tales!
❉ Talking ‘bout my jilted generation: We celebrate The Prodigy.
❉ Director Simon Rumley on his new film, which charts the untold story of gangsters Jack ‘Spot’ Comer & Billy Hill.
❉ Dana’s MainMan recordings are a real treat and the results are here for all to enjoy.
❉ Ange Chan looks back on the unpredictable career of Scott Walker, who died today.
❉ Underground filmmaker & founder of the PINK8 film manifesto and the Straight-Jacket Guerrilla Film Festival.
❉ Electro duo Arthur and Martha reunited for a one-off show organised by The Electricity Club also featuring Plasmic and Rainland.