Category: For The Record

Miles Ahead: ‘Bitches Brew’ Hits 50

At the end of this month we celebrate the 50th anniversary of ‘Bitches Brew’ by Miles Davis. So what, you may ask. But the answer is emphatic. So everything. The record is one of many apogees of the jazz idiom,…

FOR THE RECORD: Nirvana – ‘In Utero’

Officially released September 21st, 1993, In Utero had already developed a legacy that was established months prior to release. As anticipation for the follow-up to the most revolutionary album of the 90’s reached fever pitch, Nirvana’s third studio record was…

For The Record: The Doors – ‘The Doors’

The eponymous debut of The Doors took popular music into areas previously thought impossible: the subtle incitement of opener ‘Break on Through’ was just the beginning of this incendiary venture. Arriving in 1967, the same year as the gargantuan successfully…

FOR THE RECORD: My Bloody Valentine – ‘Loveless’

We’re bringing back For The Record, revisiting everything from old classics to forgotten favourites via the difficult second albums that we have a soft spot for. Kicking off the return, Matthew Thomas looks at My Bloody Valentine’s Loveless… Sometimes it…