❉ The story behind David Bowie’s #2 hit single ‘Absolute Beginners’, released 35 years ago this month.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week, the ‘Mayor’ of Scarfolk. For more information, please re-read.
❉ Never-before-released recordings from the ‘Brotherhood Of The Unknown’ that prefigured Pere Ubu.
❉ Music recorded in 1972-1973 by experimental musical collective Hy Maya, presented by Smog Veil Records.
❉ Miles away from Miles, the pioneering funk/R&B band Mtume.
❉ The acclaimed singer on childhood, cult faves, chanson and more.
❉ We review the Save Soho champion’s Roundhouse gig, and chat 1-2-1.
❉ The man with a masterplan.
❉ A personal appreciation of Louis Malle’s stream of consciousness slapstick farce.
❉ Afro-funk pioneers’ complete President recordings, collected for the first time!