‘Chairs Missing’, the second of Wire’s holy trinity of late ’70s post-punk classics, turns 40 years old.
Key progenitors of no-wave and synth-punk, New York duo Suicide made their confrontational and divisive appearance on the city’s underground scene 40 years ago.
Seething with a creativity and artfulness that set it miles apart from British punk in 1977, Wire’s debut album ‘Pink Flag’ remains a totem for indie culture.
Kraftwerk are famous for many other incredible records, but arguably they never made a more influential record than 1974’s ‘Autobahn’.
Talking Heads’ 1977 debut album is strikingly original 40 years later.
‘Pacific Ocean Blue’, the one and only solo album from Beach Boys co-founder Dennis Wilson, is a beautiful piece of ’70s West Coast psychedelia and blues-rock.
Forty years after its release, we examine the enduring importance of Kraftwerk’s 1977 album ‘Trans-Europe Express’.
Iggy Pop was on the scrapheap in the mid-1970s but, with the help of his friend David Bowie, reinvented himself with his debut solo album ‘The Idiot’, which presaged the soul of post-punk.
Television’s 1977 debut ‘Marquee Moon’ helped change the course of guitar music’s evolution, with its jazzy, nocturnal feel and disregard for blues tunings.