While everybody has started looking at their calendars and going "March already, where does the time go?", Hot Press continues undeterred to bring you the latest and greatest from the world of music and culture
The big news this time around is our discovery of the devil inside Guy Garvey of Elbow. The singer with the Kilmainham-bound band opens up about his gang's hard-living lifestyle and what kind of shenanigans they got up to at the Olympics. He also talks new album, The Take Off And Landing Of Everything, and how facing up to his own mortality shaped the musical direction of the new record.
Elsewhere, a reinvigorated Katy B chats about her new musical direction, and why life is better as a redhead. The enchanting Anna Calvi confesses the embarrassment of her parents seeing her live shows and Britain's most exciting art-rockers, Wild Beasts, talk Miley Cyrus, Morissey and masculinity.
In Music World, Joan As Policewoman touchingly recalls her relationship with the late, great Lou Reed, we introduce fast-rising Icelandic artist Asgeir and much, much more.
Our Hot Press Interview star this fortnight is Andrew Scott, the Dublin actor who's come to worldwide acclaim for his devilish part in the BBC's adored Sherlock. He discusses fame, his new film The Stag and, continuing on from last issue, Ireland's hottest topic: Homophobia.
"I thought it was brilliant what Panti said, which is now homophobia is something that is being embraced by homophobes! What was that thing she said, which was like a neat, Orwellian trick? I thought that speech was extraordinary.
The 2014 Hotties have just been announced, and Craig Fitzpatrick gets reaction from two of the Readers' Poll winners, Danny O'Donoghue of The Script and Lisa Hannigan.
In Critical Mass, new albums from Paloma Faith, Joan As Policewoman, Blood Red Shoes and more get the Hot Press once over, whilst in the live section we report on the Choice Music Prize, St. Vincent, George Ezra and The 1975.
Over in Movies, we have a chat with Under The Skin director Jonathan Glazer, whilst Your Tube assesses the small screen highlights of the fortnight and hears Diet Of Worms' experience collaborating with Graham Linehan.
Add in a raft of other interviews, all our big and small regulars and much, much more and you've a substantial issue to get stuck into on those lighter evenings.