Wednesday, January 19 2011
The three-day 2010 edition of Slipped Discs kicks off with the folk rock of Blitzen Trapper, the collaboration of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, the timeless pop of Crowded House, the brilliant hip-hop of Drake, and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.
Friday, October 2 2009
Manchester's working class population showed the world that trade unions can resist authority. Such solidarity and class consciousness is heard in the arrogant sneers of the Stone Roses and Oasis.
Monday, December 5 2011
The preparation of deceptively simple rock band ingredients sustains a firm, weighty and smooth direction that rarely wavers or wobbles.
Friday, May 7 2010
Whether it's a return to form or the last hurrah, Your Future Our Clutter is the best Fall album in over two decades.
Wednesday, March 28 2007
Mark E. Smith has previously thrived on conflict and controversy, but this time the fallout from yet another dramatic line-up change has resulted in one of the Fall's more disappointing releases.
Wednesday, November 30 2005
Punk's last lone standing band of any repute returns with an infectious record that secures their certain doom.
Tuesday, September 20 2005
The lavish reissue of the seminal 1982 album by The Fall sounds just as potent today, or perhaps even more so.
Monday, June 7 2010
In a play to be his nation's saving grace, hall-of-fame curmudgeon Mark E. Smith gets all soft and sentimental over…World Cup soccer -- er, football.…