Looking back at Toyah’s magnificent 1981 breakthrough album and its dystopian, rebellious sci-fi concepts.
The birth of synth-pop and electro-disco is the true musical legacy of ’77.
As a new generation discovers Kate Bush, your editor looks back on his own discovery of and obsession with Britain’s most singular rock star.
A collection of predictably unpredictable musical variations from the former Cardiacs guitarist.
Looking back at the achingly pretentious, yet unquestionably brilliant album by the Icelandic experimenters.
The oddly forgotten musical recordings by the British cult movie queen.
A 1978 sci-fi variety show even more unlikely than the Star Wars Holiday Special.
One of the great recordings of the neo-prog age finally given the makeover that it needed.
The retro-futurism of Expo 70 and the wholesome pop music of General Franco’s Spain come together.
A 1978 promotional TV special for an amusement park starring the young singer is an unexpectedly haunting and weird production.
Toyah’s debut album remains as startling, experimental and unsettling now as it was on its original release.
A 1979 BBC documentary about the history of electronic music.