Album of the Month

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

The Story of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ‘The Boatman’s...

A sparse, emotive and heartfelt masterpiece from one of the great lyricists in popular music.

The Story of Alice Coltrane ‘Journey In Satchidananda’

"The music is within your head, your soul, your spirit, and this is all I did when I sat at the piano. I just go within." - Alice Coltrane

The Story of Steely Dan ‘Aja’

Having cultivated a reputation as stubborn yet masterful songwriters, Becker and Fagen possessed a magnetism and assembled a dream-team of jazz, r&b and rock virtuosos, who could actualise their sonic fantasies.

The Story of Dr. Dre ‘The Chronic’

Dr. Dre is the undisputed godfather of west coast hip-hop and gave meaning to the phrase “music for the streets”. 'The Chronic' best achieved his mission and exposed hip hop to its widest audience.

The Story of Fela Kuti ‘Gentleman’ & ‘Zombie’

Plenty of musicians profess political and social ideals, but few follow through with the dedication of Fela Kuti.

The Story of The Strokes ‘Is This It’

With a raw, fast paced, unforgiving sound The Strokes burst onto the scene in 2001 with 'Is This It' and were instantly hailed as the saviours of rock.

The Story of Björk ‘Homogenic’

“As a music nerd, I just had to follow my heart, and my heart was those beats that were happening in England." - Björk

The Story of Michael Jackson ‘Off the Wall’

When Michale began working on 'Off The Wall' there were rumours about the demise of the Jackson 5. 'Destiny' would be the last time that the brothers would enjoy Michael’s undivided attention.

The Story of Kraftwerk ‘Trans-Europe Express’

One of the most significant works in the Kraftwerk canon celebrates a European identity and reflects upon authenticity.

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