White-hot topics examined this week include:-
The sweeping return of Britpop (Shed Seven, Reverend and the Makers, how did they get so huge?)
Has Nick Mason won Pink Floyd? Has Liam Gallagher won Oasis?
Record shops that shaped our lives like the Record Bar in Wakefield.
The amazing Nick Cave merchandise range (now encompassing tea-sets, crockery, tiles, wallpaper, jewellery and “the Warren Ellis Pure Exploitation Egg Cup”).
What Frank Sinatra claimed was a “filthy Communist lie”.
Is there a better chronicler of the shades of middle age than Nick Lowe?
Can the current Little Feat line-up really be called Little Feat?
Acts that stand for something.
Happy 40th birthday to Moon Zappa’s Valley Girl!
Is there a more irritating adjective than “awesome”?
‘Dogs with fleas, allergies/A book of Greek antiquities …’
Plus birthday patron John Montagna gets to call a meeting.
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