Albums


George Harrison

George Harrison - All Things Must Pass

All Things Must Pass
In the first of two articles Nick Dent-Robinson commemorates the 50th anniversary of the late George Harrison’s seminal album,’ All Things Must Pass'.


George Harrison

George Harrison - All Things Must Pass

All Things Must Pass
In the second of two articles Eoghan Lyng finds that George Harrison’s ‘All Things Must Pass’ “is the most thoughtful and fully-realised" of all The Beatles' solo debut albums.


Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell - Blue

Blue
In our 'Re:View' section, in which we look at albums from the past, Nick Dent-Robinson examines Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell’s classic 1971 album, ‘Blue’, which is being released in various 50th Anniversary editions, which include demos and out-takes.


Big Eyes Family

Big Eyes Family - The Disappointed Chair

The Disappointed Chair
Nicky Crewe examines the not-to-be-missed latest album from Sheffield’s Big Eyes Family, which was first released in the Covid chaos of November 2020.


Hawks

Hawks - Obviously 5 Believers

Obviously 5 Believers
Stephen Duffy, sometimes also known as 'TinTin', formed The Hawks after quitting Duran Duran just before they were signed. Tommy Gunnarsson listens to The Hawks' previously unreleased only album 'Obviously 5 Believers', and finds that it isn’t without its charm.


Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

Crosby, Stills,  Nash and Young - Deja Vu

Deja Vu
Nick Dent-Robinson profiles a new 50th anniversary deluxe version of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young's 1971 hit album, 'Deja Vu'.


Who

Who - The Who Sell Out

The Who Sell Out
In our 'Re:View' section, in which our writers look at albums from the past, Malcolm Carter finds that The Who’s finest album, 1967's 'The Who Sells Out', is given the box set treatment it deserves with five CDs, two vinyl 7 inch singles and a book worth the price of admission alone.


Rubik

Rubik - Solar

Solar
Maarten Schiethart reflects upon Finnish maths pop pioneers Rubik’s under-rated third album ‘Solar’, which has its tenth anniversary this year.


Disco Zombies

Disco Zombies - South London Stinks

South London Stinks
Disco Zombies, who were post-punk proteges of John Peel. get an essential reissue – and send Maarten Schiethart on a trip down memory lane.


Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope - Sky Children : The Best Of Kaleidoscope and Fairfield Parlour

Sky Children : The Best Of Kaleidoscope and Fairfield Parlour
Malcolm Carter examines a new compilation that covers all stages of cult 1960's outfit Kaleidoscope/Fairfield Parlour's career, and finds an accompanying DVD of archive footage makes it an essential purchase.


Loft

Loft - Ghost Trains and Country Lanes: Studio, Stage and Sessions 1984-2005

Ghost Trains and Country Lanes: Studio, Stage and Sessions 1984-2005
In our 'Re:View' section Tommy Gunnarsson reflects on a new double CD retrospective by influential early indie act The Loft.


Ian Dury

Ian Dury - Hit Me! The Best of Ian Dury

Hit Me! The Best of Ian Dury
In our Re:View section John Clarkson examines an impressive three CD Ian Dury retrospective.


Bitter Springs

Bitter Springs - (Suburban Crimes of)  Everyday Happiness

(Suburban Crimes of) Everyday Happiness
In our 'Re:View' section, in which we look back at albums from the past, Kimberly Bright finds that the Bitter Springs’ magnificent remastered 2001 masterpiece '(Suburban Crimes of) Every Happiness' hasn’t aged a day.


Donald Fagen

Donald Fagen - The Nightfly

The Nightfly
In our 'Re:View' section, in which our writers look back at albums from the past, Neil Swift reflects upon Steely Dan frontman Donald Fagen’s 1982 debut solo album ‘The Nightfly’.


VIPS

VIPS - Need Somebody to Love

Need Somebody to Love
Steve Kinrade enjoys new Optic Nerve Recordings retrospective 'Need Somebody to Love', which compiles together all the studio recordings of lost 70's new wave band, the VIPs.


Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse - The Collection

The Collection
Nick Dent-Robinson reflects on 'The Collection', a new five CD box set from the late Amy Winehouse.


Bert Jansch

Bert Jansch - Crimson Moon

Crimson Moon
Keith How appraises a reissue of 'Crimson Moon', the 21st LP by legendary, late Scottish folk musician Bert Jansch which feature appearances from Johnny Marr and Bernard Butler.


Lapre

Lapre - Banzai (Elektronische Musik aus Berlin 1985-87)

Banzai (Elektronische Musik aus Berlin 1985-87)
Maarten Schiethart reviews a retrospective of vintage synthesizer nostalgia from Berlin duo Lapre.


Neil Innes

Neil Innes - How Sweet To Be An Idiot

How Sweet To Be An Idiot
In our 'Re: View' section, in which our writers look back at albums from the past, Tommy Gunnarsson finds something for almost everyone in Neil Innes' 1972 debut solo album 'How Sweet To Be An Idiot', which is being reissued in an expanded version.


McCarthy

McCarthy - The Enraged Will Inherit the Earth

The Enraged Will Inherit the Earth
In our 'Re:View' section, in which our writers examine albums from the past, Tommy Gunnarsson reviews Iionic British Marxist indiepop band McCarthy’s 1989 second album, ‘The Enraged Will Inherit The Earth’, which is being reissued in an expanded vinyl edition.