➢ Jarvis takes his lyrics to Eliot’s publisher Faber — video interview with Pulp’s songwriter
➢ Too cool to crow — Paradise Point just happen to be gigging in Hyde Park before Grace and Pulp top the bill
➢ Lest we forget: man has changed his ways since Peter Wyngarde cracked the sickest joke on vinyl
➢ Irrational, Professor Cox! Discussing science in a tent at Glastonbury?
➢ Martin Kemp’s Stalker gets autumn DVD release
➢ Will the magical blasts from the past follow St Martin’s out of Soho? Plus — Pulp’s finest hour at the art school’s farewell party
➢ Heaven 17 remind us how electronic music can send the soul soaring!
➢ The Blitz Kids WATN? No 28: Stephen Linard, fashion designer
➢ Hot days, cool nights, as Blue Rondo join the new Brits changing the pop charts — first glimpse of the crazy seven-piece as the 1981 charts fill with the new British pop
➢ When Shirl asked Peps if she fancied an arena tour, Peps said to Shirl, Why not? — TV interview
➢ EPIC forecasts for the 2015 media landscape loom closer than we think
➢ Aside from the freaks, George, who else came to your 50th birthday party?
➢ One million people think Charlie really is SoCoolLike — meet the UK’s most popular YouTuber
➢ 1904, The day Nora made a man of Joyce — Bloomsday celebrated
➢ Boy George hits the big Five-0 and he now says, yes, he has ‘lots of regrets’
➢ Hear about the many lives of Midge Ure, the Mr Nice of pop — This Is Your Life, 2001
➢ Wise-cracking Sallon shimmies back onto London’s party scene — Boy George’s best friend recovers after assault
➢ Mix your own version of Bowie’s Golden Years with a new iPhone app
➢ 2010, Lady Gaga ousts Lily Allen as UK’s most played artist
➢ Martin Rushent is dead — friends pay tribute to the man who made stars of the Human League and shaped the sound of 80s electro-pop
➢ What happens when retromania exhausts our pop past — Simon Reynolds on our compulsion to relive and reconsume pop history
➢ Up close and cool — Paradise Point’s first official video wins Boy George’s approval