Nick Jeyarajah looks back on John Lennon’s solo debut, a painful and raw record that establishes a new identity for the former Beatle
Released between their critical and commercial peaks, Sandinista! is a complex and messy collection of progressive ideals and experimentation. Joseph Preston makes the case for The Clash’s overlooked fourth album
A retrospective on a masterpiece: Jack Greeney explores why everyone should know about one of jazz’s finest albums, but so few do
Elizabeth Gibson celebrates Indigo Girls’ joyous, adventurous fourth album and their remarkable career
Twenty years on, head music editor Joe Casson revisits the Glaswegian indie darlings’ high watermark, a singular work of delicate loneliness and wry observation that demands your devotion
As one of the most hyped albums of the 1990s is reissued, Callum Oliver asks: should it be remembered as the most disappointing too?
Tariq Salarbux revisits Razorlight’s sophomore album, the 2000s, and the birth of landfill indie
19 years since Biggie Smalls’ death, can we interpret one of rap’s classics as an unlikely take on feminism?
Much of Arthur Russell’s work may not command the listener’s attention, but it certainly deserves it
Virgo Four’s version of Chicago house was always a little more offbeat and introverted than their peers, but it was just as futuristic and innovative
Jacob Nicholas revisits this strange 90s gem, which fuses two of the most iconic and yet radically different underground genres: shoegaze and drum and bass.
15 years on from the demise of Botch, Adam Rogers explores the bands highly influential, and heavily chaotic final LP