Album of the Month

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

Album of the Month: Nick Drake ‘Five Leaves Left’

‘Five Leaves Left’ does not sound like a reflection of the times but in effect, timeless.

Album of the Month: Manuel Gottsching ‘E2-E4’

How an hour long piece that was not intended for commercial release became a house and techno classic.

Album of the Month: The Cure ‘Disintegration’

The Cure's most commercially successful album to date even if the record company called it 'willfully obscure'.

Album of the Month: Neil Young ‘Harvest’

How Neil Young's greatest album was spontaneously recorded in the midst of adversity and how the barn on his ranch became a loudspeaker.

Album of the Month: Pixies ‘Doolittle’

An album that gained respect from some of rocks biggest heros, and played an integral role in the creation of a genre that defined the 1990's.

Album of the Month: Television ‘Marquee Moon’

We pay respect to the band that should have received far more recognition at the time of their debut release. Better late than never.

Album of the Month: Herbie Hancock ‘Head Hunters’

“My intention was to make a funk record, but the jazz influence kept pulling it.” - Herbie Hancock

Album of the Month: Lou Reed ‘Transformer’

Lou's first fully realized solo LP that hosts a body of poignant and timeless songs.

Album of the Month: Roxy Music ‘Avalon’

Roxy Music leave a moody and cinematic impression with their last studio offering.