Peter Gabriel’s “I Have the Touch” perfectly captures the agonizing isolation that so many of us have been experiencing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds’ Swing From the Sean DeLear is a much-needed breath of fresh air and a celebration of life here on earth and beyond.
PJ Harvey’s Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea is seen in its track-by-track demo form, sparking debates over Harvey’s intentions while still being left in awe of her songwriting prowess.
Dublin's the Murder Capital and Detroit's Protomartyr both delve into murky existential lyrical terrain as riotous riffs reverberate and drums pound militantly, infusing the atmosphere with ominous sonic shadows.
Sigur Rós' Odin's Raven Magic is a classical treasure that highlights Icelandic literature and maintains the band's otherworldly sound.
For being one of the defining albums of its time, Radiohead's Kid A certainly doesn't have much to "say". The band's thoughts on losing one's voice in an increasingly individualistic society suddenly takes on a much greater potency.