A dark head-rush of twisted psychedelia, drum machines and gothic stompers, Mansun’s ‘Attack Of The Grey Lantern’ is one of the most underrated debut albums of the Nineties.
A landmark in modern indie and the first post-rock masterpiece, Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s debut album ‘F# A# Infinity’ turns 20 years old.
‘Fleet Foxes’, one of the most perfectly formed and influential debut albums of the Noughties, turns 10 years old.
‘The Man-Machine’ was the second of Kraftwerk’s holy trinity of influential masterpieces, and one that gradually opened them up to a wider audience.
While it may dwell in ‘Parklife’s shadow in terms of its wider popularity, ‘Modern Life Is Rubbish’ is the most indispensable album of Blur’s career, and formed a key thematic plank for Britpop.
A masterclass in minimalist texture, punk energy and memorable melodies, No Age’s debut album ‘Nouns’ helped propagate a resurgence in American indie.
Coming back after 11 years with an album so startlingly different it was effectively a second debut, Portishead’s ‘Third’ remains one of the most unique artistic statements of the last decade.
A cornerstone for electronica and one of the Nineties’ most influential albums, revisit Boards Of Canada’s 1998 debut ‘Music Has The Right To Children’ on its 20th anniversary.
One of the most sublime works of English psychedelia, The Zombies’ ‘Odessey And Oracle’ has deservedly become a cult masterpiece in the 50 years since its release.
The impact of Suede’s 1993 debut album ‘Suede’, one of the first masterpieces of Britpop and which introduced one of the most hyped British bands ever.