One of the most influential indie records of all time, Pixies’ star-making second album ‘Doolittle’ was released in April 1989.
One of the greatest monuments to hip-hop’s golden age of the late Eighties, De La Soul’s colourful and idiosyncratic 1989 debut ‘3 Feet High And Rising’ remains seminal.
New Order’s 1989 LP ‘Technique’ was the final instalment in a dazzling run of exceptional singles and albums in the Eighties.
30 years ago, My Bloody Valentin’s first LP for creation records became one of the cornerstones of the shoegaze genre. Much imitated, but never bettered.
An album integral to the very DNA of independent culture and music as we understand it today, Sonic Youth’s ‘Daydream Nation’ is still so visceral and forceful 30 years later.
A sensual, highly literate album about affairs of the heart, ’16 Lovers Lane’ was the defining work and epitaph for cult Australian indie act The Go-Betweens.
‘Straight Outta Compton’, the incendiary 1988 debut album by N.W.A, has defined 30 years of hip-hop in a way that no other album or artist has.
One of hip-hop’s most enduring masterpieces, and sadly still as relevant in 2018 as it was in 1988, we look at Public Enemy’s second album ‘It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’.
With its singularly weird and shockingly new vision for underground music at the end of the ’80s, Pixies’ debut album ‘Surfer Rosa’ is a unique kind of classic album.
Making a revolutionary impact on the American underground scene in the late 1980s, Dinosaur Jr.’s second album ‘You’re Living All Over Me’ is an indie landmark.