All the best new music released throughout April 2021 – including St. Vincent, Sufjan Stevens, CHAI, Lucy Dacus and Erika De Casier.
Out of step with its time, The Flamin’ Groovies’ 1971 album ‘Teenage Head’ ended their first, less famous iteration with obscurity, but has become an alt-rock classic.
A yearning, spiritual jazz masterpiece augmented by minimalist electronica and symphonic elements, ‘Promises’ is a seamless fusion of genres.
After a prolonged battle with debilitating aural conditions, Peter Silberman revives The Antlers for the guardedly optimistic ‘Green To Gold’.
Aidan Moffat and Malcolm Middleton are no longer men out of time in 2021 – ‘As Days Get Dark’ is a perfect soundtrack for gloomy times.
All the best new music released throughout March 2021 – including Japanese Breakfast, Hiss Golden Messenger and St. Vincent.
One of the most perfectly realised and presented albums of all time, Daft Punk’s 2001 album ‘Discovery’ is the cornerstone of their massive popularity and enduring legacy.
Sophisticated and cool but also hedonistic and primal, Underworld’s ‘Second Toughest In The Infants’ is one of British dance music’s finest album-length achievements.
The ornate, orchestrated folk and jazzy details of 1971’s ‘Bryter Layter’ are at odds with Nick Drake’s image and legacy, but an important part of his story.
Balancing beauty and meditation with violence and anger, ‘Carnage’ is a strange, near-flawless display of Nick Cave’s artistry.