Tag: album

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,…

ALBUM: Pixies ‘Beneath The Eyrie’

‘Beneath The Eyrie’ by the Pixies comes at you like a wave – twenty feet high, drenched from the players’ exertions and all American. It’s an important record right now because it helps explain what has happened to rock made…

ALBUM: Christine and the Queens – Chris

Héloïse Letissier takes on another persona for Christine and the Queens’ second album, Chris. Addressing gender and identity with a resurged 80’s groove, this album is a clear sign of the times. From the go, ‘Comme Si’ addresses the current…

ALBUM: Father John Misty – ‘God’s Favorite Customer’

Showcasing an uncharacteristic vulnerability, Father John Misty unveils a painful and critical masterpiece that critiques love, heartbreak and himself. Misty has evolved upon every release. 2012’s Fear Fun escaped the lonesome and sombre shackles of previous efforts for an album exuding…