The Birthday Party

The Top 50 Goth Songs

50 great songs from its progenitors and roots to its most radical interpretations.

Peel Sessions archive

Hear nearly 1,000 Peel Sessions from The Cure, The Fall, New Order and more

Plus Can, David Bowie, Sonic Youth, Wire and more.

Jeffrey Lee Pierce documentary

10 Essential Punk Blues Albums

From the Delta on over to the Sunset Strip.

Top 100 post-punk albums

The Top 100 Post-Punk Albums

100 albums that transformed punk into a dark, experimental art form.

Essential Mute Records tracks

Mute Records: 40 Essential Tracks

A retrospective on one of the most influential labels in underground and electronic music.

The Birthday Party’s Junkyard turned post-punk upside down

Nick Cave and company’s most triumphantly turbulent moment, 35 years later.

10 Essential Songs About Guitars

Last week, we put together a list of our Top 100 Guitarists, which led to…

Treble’s Top 100 Guitarists

First we honored our favorite drummers, assembling a round-up of those who bring intensity, pacing…

10 Essential Scary Story Songs

10 campfire fright ballads to keep you up at night.

4AD : 35 Essential Tracks

A 35th anniversary playlist for one of the greatest independent labels in the UK.

Royal Trux

Hold On To Your Genre : Noise Rock

Feedback squalls and righteous screech — in the name of rock ‘n’ roll.

Joy Division

The 90-Minute Guide: Post-Punk

Twenty-four tracks of agitated glory from one of music’s most inspired eras.

Best Song Ever: Murder Ballads

Best Song Ever: Murder Ballads

A Halloween week collection of pop music’s darkest tales.