Matador’s 25th anniversary box set is both a formal acknowledgment of the importance of Liz Phair to American indie history, as well as her early experimental songwriting.
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.
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.
25 years after its release, we examine the reputation of Radiohead’s 1993 debut album ‘Pablo Honey’. Unfairly forgotten gem, or artistic misfire?
Unquestionably one of the most successful and influential albums in hip-hop history, Dr. Dre’s solo debut album ‘The Chronic’ is a product of its time but its sonics have aged unbelievably well.
Full of scintillating riffs and razor-sharp political and social commentary, few albums from 1992 are as relevant today as ‘Rage Against The Machine’.
Formed by ex-Hüsker Dü lead singer Bob Mould, Sugar’s debut album ‘Copper Blue’ was a melodious grunge-pop masterpiece that finally brought its creator the success he deserved.
Pavement’s 1992 debut album ‘Slanted And Enchanted’ defined and influenced a decade of American indie and underground music.
25 years on, Richard D. James’ first album as Aphex Twin stands up as one of the key markers in the evolution of British electronica.
Released in 1991, ‘Loveless’ expanded the boundaries for guitar music’s potential, re-marking the pitch upon which the game was to be played.