Album of the Month

We dig deep into the stories behind our favourite albums through words and music.

Album of the Month: Talk Talk ‘Spirit of Eden’

The former synth-pop group create one of the first post-rock albums. Commercially unsuccessful, the record became a cult classic and a blueprint for the Radiohead sound.

Album of the Month: J Dilla ‘Donuts’

Recorded whilst he was undergoing hospital treatment, J Dilla made one of the most important hip hop albums in the early 21st century.

Album of the Month: Carole King ‘Tapestry’

The album that saw the veteran songwriter distill the essence of an era.

Album of the Month: Prince ‘Sign O The Times’

After disbanding The Revolution, recording and dropping the 'Camille' album and creating a triple LP masterpiece refused by Warner Brothers, Prince released one of his most classic albums.

Album of the Month: Patti Smith ‘Horses’

The story behind the album credited with helping launch punk that fused music, poetry, art and theatre in mid-Seventies downtown Manhattan.

Album of the Month: Radiohead ‘Kid A’

The recording of Radiohead's fourth album nearly broke up the band but the album ultimately saved them and the notion of rock, itself.

Album of the Month: Beastie Boys ‘Paul’s Boutique’

The New York City trio relocate to Los Angeles to record their sophomore effort that ultimately won over the critics, Miles Davis and Chuck D.

Album of the Month: Aphex Twin ‘Selected Ambient Works 85-92’

Listening to Richard D James' debut album reminds us how far ahead of his time he was (and still is!).

Album of the Month: Fleetwood Mac ‘Rumours’

The new 'golden era' line-up prove that devastation leads to writing one of the biggest-selling albums of all time.

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