Disco dystopia: what are the best apocalyptic albums?

This month sees the 40th anniversary of the release of David Bowie's Orwell-inspired Diamond Dogs. From Gary Numan's 'machine' phase to Janelle Monáe's messianic android – influenced by Fritz Lang's Metropolis – here are some of the best end-of-days LPs

Moogfest: celebrating the man, the machine and the music

Each year thousands descend on the freak capital of the west, North Carolina's Asheville, for an event dedicated to the culture-shaping synthesiser. Here, Hermione Hoby tells us why now, in its tenth year, the festival feels as much a testament to the man as to his Moog