❉ The story behind David Bowie’s #2 hit single ‘Absolute Beginners’, released 35 years ago this month.
❉ 70-year old NYC scenester releases debut album today, featuring Nick Cave and friends.
❉ This week: The Strange Brew Podcast – one of The Daily Telegraph’s ‘podcasts you need to be listening to’.
❉ Bowie’s queer sensibility is most closely associated with his music, but how did it manifest in his film career?
❉ Luke Haines discusses his solo anthology, midlife crises, Nick Knowles, Lou Reed and luncheon meat.
❉ Sally Can’t Dance remains a hidden gem – you can feel the venom leap from the record.
❉ We celebrate the debut of the band who accidentally invented modern alternative rock music.
❉ Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series tells the story behind one of the ultimate cult albums of the 20th century.
❉ David Bowie had more than one ‘Laughing Gnome’ up his sleeve. Meet the relatives…
❉ An appreciation of the underground star who “forever changed male sexuality on screen”.