❉ Martin Ruddock traces the genesis of Space Oddity, released 50 years ago today.
❉ C.J. Newman revisits one of the most significant collaborations of their time.
❉ 70-year old NYC scenester releases debut album today, featuring Nick Cave and friends.
❉ The likely lad and one half of writing duo Clement & La Frenais, looks back on bringing Roddy Doyle’s book to screen.
❉ Contemporary in virtues, traditional in ornamentation, ‘And Then’ makes for vigorous listening.
❉ The Jam had it all and walked away at their peak. Lucky for us that they did!
❉ Andrew Hickey takes a closer look at Lennon’s most popular album, one that’s talked about rather less than it’s listened to.
❉ This anarchic show pushed the barriers of television as far as they could go – in the best possible taste.
❉ Whether channelling Keats, Joyce and Python with Peter Gabriel or blasting out stadium rock favourites with Phil Collins, Genesis had something for everyone. Here’s ten of the best.
❉ Producer Mike Moran on the greatest solo project a Queen member has yet released, which now doubles as a tribute to Caballé, one of the great soprano singers of all time.