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
Ten years ago, J Dilla left behind his nostalgic, life-affirming swansong, the 31-track masterpiece Donuts: a sprawling and inspired distillation of 70s black music that cemented his status as a musical genius
Young God Records’ remastered release of two albums from Swans’ reverb-drenched ‘second phase’ unearths a monster
Dedicated to the memory of the gender-transcending and timeless rock star, we reappraise Bowie’s most confessional album, Low
As cold winter nights roll in, Burial’s dubstep masterpiece hardly seems more appropriate for rediscovering, thinks Jacob Bernard-Banton