❉ Writer Paul Matts praises the Pretenders’ late, great “ragged lieutenant”.
❉ Why was Jerry Dammers such a significant figure in the punk and new wave movement?
❉ Another splendid addition from Cherry Red to this fertile and febrile period in pop music history.
❉ The Lene Lovich Band will perform ‘Stateless’ in full including 1978 new wave cult hit ‘Lucky Number’
❉ 31 years on from the end of the Glass Spider Tour, Bowie’s ‘shadow alter ego’ shares some of his memories…
❉ ‘Scouse Pop’ is an a rare, documented insight into the economic and political backdrop which forged the music that came out of Liverpool during the ’80s and ’90s.
❉ An ‘illuminating’ chat with reformed synthpop outfit Fiat Lux about their past, present and future.
❉ We report back from the first two-day event dedicated to Dunfermline’s finest late 1970s New Wave export.
❉ Rat Scabies, formerly of The Damned, surprises and delights with his first, ambitiously diverse solo album.
❉ A conclusive round-up of the band’s first seven years, featuring much of their best work, this box set is a must for all Toy Dolls fans.