Discussing The Brilliance Of Pixies’ Surfer Rosa
How Frontman Black Francis and Engineer Steve Albini made the perfect pair to immortalise a classic post-punk album.
Ahead of Time: Kate Bush’s Never For Ever
Discussing the album that turned out to be the catalyst to some of Kate Bush's most experimental and avant-garde pieces.
Gloomy Synths & Science Fiction: Gary Numan’s The Pleasure Principle
Marking the end of Tubeway Army, Gary Numan turned towards an increased use of synthesizers and science fiction influenced storytelling.
Establishing Sonic Minimalism: The Cure’s Seventeen Seconds
The minimalist approach of The Cure's Seventeen Seconds was a major stepping stone in the band’s identity and signature sound.
Shifting From Punk To Goth: The Damned’s Phantasmagoria
With Phantasmagoria, The Damned’s initial Punk roots slipped out of view and instead, pianos and Fairlight synthesizers now dominated the scene
Breaking Genre Boundaries: Talking Heads’ Remain In Light
With their fourth album The Talking Heads are experimenting with African-influenced polyrhythm, rock steady and the rap of Fela Kuti.