Framed in the piercing super-trouper of perusal this week …
The highs and lows of Danny Boyle’s new Sex Pistols biopic.
The best in-car music for road trips (Paul Simon, Steely Dan, Rufus Wainwright …).
How do Thom Yorke’s children feel about their father’s brilliant new album (the Smile) still sounding like the work of a bleating teenager?
The late Alan White (of Yes), a working drummer since the age of 13.
Has social media destroyed the celebrity interview by revealing how star-struck we all are?
The joy of never googling an artist and allowing them to remain a glorious mystery.
The unusual position in Depeche Mode occupied by Andy Fletcher.
Can classical musicians understand pop music?
When Pink Floyd met Yehudi Menuhin.
The Common ground between cricket and Spinal Tap.
Irritating scenes in the new Operation Mincemeat movie.
… and birthday patreon guests Ann Kember, Paul Thompson and Ray Roscoe.
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