Here we are again, at the brink of our summer break. We don’t print in July and August, so I’ve tried to cram as much extra value into this mag as possible. You can still catch us online as normal.

In the lead-up to this year’s Doc/Fest, we’ve bagged an interview with classical composer Michael Nyman (p40), who is bringing his World War I poetry and archive film performance War Work: 8 Songs With Film to City Hall on 6 June. You can find our pick of the Doc/Fest programme in this month’s Filmreel or visit sheffdocfest.com for the full spread.

In the wake of the General Election result, I spoke to Owen Jones about the future of the Labour Party. I’d also recommend you read Andrew Wood’s musings on stone.

Stay in touch. We’re always open to ideas and suggestions via email, Facebook or Twitter. We run full online magazines in July and August, without the space restrictions of print, so shout me up if you’ve got ideas bouncing around that grey matter.

And finally, a mix by Mr Sam Jersche, the drummer’s drummer. Hit play and enjoy.