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Low’s Double Negative: album to tug at heartstrings

Low’s Double Negative album prompted us to embark on a very personal journey in pursuit of brilliance.

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Weyes Blood’s Titanic Rising review: “proof that the slower burners are often the best”

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Sonic Youth’s Goo 30th anniversary: a cross-pollination of indie and the world of pop

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Deftones’ White Pony 20th anniversary: an album that spoke to a generation

As the Sacramento band’s seminal album turns 20, we look at how Deftones shaped the landscape of youth culture.

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Under the radar albums in 2020: 31 best new records to discover

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Radiohead’s The Bends 25th anniversary: gateway to the summit

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.

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Elliott Smith’s Figure 8 album 20th anniversary: more questions than answers

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. 

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Ween’s White Pepper 20th anniversary: a two finger salute to success

Ween’s White Pepper turns 20 and Simon Kirk attempts to dissect the weird and wonderful world of Philadelphia’s greatest musical paradox.

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Public Image’s Metal Box turns 40: The dictionary definition of a revolutionary record

Public Image Ltd’s Metal Box was an album that transformed the post punk landscape, Getintothis’ Banjo looks back at one of music’s masterpieces.

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Dirty Three’s Whatever You Love, You Are 20th anniversary: “A labyrinth of unsullied splendour”