The Bevis Frond’s Focus on Nature is a diverse set and a testament to how good songwriting and solid musicianship, in the right hands, never grow old.
Bob Dylan’s third album The Times They Are A-Changin’ was his darkest and most political, a modern folk landmark that remains a template for socially conscious music.
With dream pop in ascendance again, the final two Cocteau Twins albums appear on vinyl in North America for the first time, newly remastered by Robin Guthrie.
These 15 jazz albums for people not sure they like jazz provide a gateway to a style or artist – an invitation to enter and hopefully emerge wanting more.
The 30-year legacy of the Black Crowes’ 1992 LP persists in the strength of its songs, played with all the furious energy that makes for captivating rock music.