A jaded, cynical yet ultimately touching analysis of Western civilisation’s obsession with technology at the dawn of the millennium, Grandaddy’s ‘The Sophtware Slump’ feels even more relevant 20 years on.
Restricting himself to very short songs, Stephin Merritt’s latest Magnetic Fields album ‘Quickies’ is another stylish triumph.
All the best new music released throughout May 2020.
Written and recorded under lockdown in just 30 days, White Denim’s clipped, economical new album ‘World As A Waiting Room’ encapsulates their appeal.
One of the most challenging and avant-garde albums from a major artist of all time, Scott Walker’s malevolent ‘Tilt’ turns 25 years old.
A much-maligned epitaph for a trailblazing career, The Beatles’ final album ‘Let It Be’ turns fifty years old.
A beginner’s guide to Wakefield’s cult heroes The Cribs.
Often overlooked in his groundbreaking catalogue, ‘…I Care Because You Do’ shows Aphex Twin in transition.
Fiona Apple’s fifth album ‘Fetch The Bolt Cutters’ is strange and exceptional art for strange and exceptional times.
A beginner’s guide to gothic electro-pop overlords Depeche Mode – including profile, discography and playlist.