Low’s Double Negative album prompted us to embark on a very personal journey in pursuit of brilliance.
Author: Simon Kirk
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Sleaford Mods: a voice for the voiceless
As Sleaford Mods play a barnstorming gig in Lincoln, we look back at their story so far and explains why they are the most important band in Britain.
As the Sacramento band’s seminal album turns 20, we look at how Deftones shaped the landscape of youth culture.
Amid self-isolation Simon Kirk strikes gold as he shares a personal story about the importance of a collection.
Simon Kirk takes a look at the album which paved the way for Radiohead’s rise to the top, arriving during the hysteria of Britpop.
Elliott Smith’s Figure 8 uncovered the hallmarks of a flawed genius and Simon Kirk looks back at the final album before his untimely death.
Ween’s White Pepper turns 20 and Simon Kirk attempts to dissect the weird and wonderful world of Philadelphia’s greatest musical paradox.