The prototype for shoegaze might be even more important than the masterpiece that followed.
The album that turned Sonic Youth from lo-fi avant-gardists to something bigger.
A huge and simply gorgeous piece of work that challenged the underground with elegance.
A look back at a breathtaking darkwave classic, pieced together from disparate parts.
After beginning life as a new wave band, the UK art-rock outfit completely rethought how their music worked.
The greatest band in heavy metal's last great album.
We take a look back at the classic album as it turns 50.
Hill changed what it meant to be a performer in 1998.
Harvey's second album was the sound of a band at full strength, and on the verge of collapse.
When this album dropped in 1988, hip-hop would never be the same.
The album that killed Britpop loses none of its bite after two decades.
A look back at an iconic metal classic on its 30th anniversary.
Only under the right circumstances will Cohen's 1988 masterpiece reveal itself to you.
How an imaginary soundtrack became inextricably connected to the series' second coming
Released in the middle of her career, <i>Homogenic</i> found Björk reaching an artistic peak.
Nick Cave and company's most triumphantly turbulent moment, 35 years later.
A look back at a remarkable moment in disco.
Revisiting an auspicious debut and the genius introduction to one of rock's greatest songwriters.
A look back at an underground hip-hop catalyst on its 20th anniversary.
We've got to admit it's getting better all the time.