Pressing reset on an alternative scene that had gone stale and corporate by the turn of the millennium, The Strokes’ 2001 debut ‘Is This It’ remains singularly influential and important today.
Debates about the nature of its release aside, what’s relevant is that ‘When You See Yourself’ is an extremely bland and predictable offering from an extremely bland and predictable band.
Kicking off his 1980s in superb fashion, David Bowie’s ‘Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)’ was a perfect balance of
Some aspects of ‘Surviving’ might make it alarming for long-term fans, but the record is one of Jimmy Eat World’s most quietly innovative.
After a decade of being one of alternative pop’s most compelling underdog figures, ‘so sad so sexy’ is a disappointment for Lykke Li, feeling like she’s diluted herself to conform to the sound of modern pop.
Tinashe’s third album ‘Joyride’ displays plenty of vocal talent, but her presence is often obscured by her male collaborators.
Julian Casablancas’ side-project The Voidz returns with its second LP ‘Virtue’, which transcends its overly long and experimental nature to be a largely enjoyable listen.
A muddled mess of an album that sounds like a mid-life crisis being committed to record, ‘Man Of The Woods’ is an incoherent aberration from an artist who should know better.
After 20 years and nine Foo Fighters albums of straight-down-the-line power rock, you know what to expect from ‘Concrete And Gold’. But is that really enough?
Housing two of his most famous hits, Iggy Pop’s second solo album ‘Lust For Life’ turned a proto-punk icon into a mainstream star.