Probably Young’s most popular LP. Includes Heart of Gold and the powerful Needle and the Damage Done. Songs full of heart felt lyrics often with a country tinge. 4.5/5.0
This mini-album peaked at No. 2 in the U.K. Charts and remained on the charts for a total of 192 weeks. Released in 1983 this live offering from Dublin’s U2 established them as a truly fantastic live rock act. 3.5/5
With superb skills on guitar and piano this fourth album offering from Canada’s Daniel Romano is a great addition to any Americana fan’s collection. Broken hearts and prairie soul a plenty. 4.0/5.0
Warpaint are back with their third studio LP on Rough Trade, and girl, are they back! After an extensive tour of their second record, the Californian quartet have matured into their sound in thoroughly convincing fashion, which will be sure to turn the heads of any doubters. 3.5/5.0
Orbital’s first and arguably best LP. Includes all the time greats ‘Chime’ and ‘Belfast’. Still sounding as relevant as when it was released in 1991. Comes with MP3 download code. 4.0/5.0
Vega’s 2nd LP including the hits Tom’s Diner (often sampled) and Luka. The song writing is of such a high quality and depth that comparisons have been drawn with Bob Dylan. An excellent and often underrated LP, highly recommended. 4.5/5.0
Moby’s classic 1999 album on Mute. A welcome re-issue with the original LP fetching up to £95 on Disogs. Includes Porcelain and Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad.
Massive Attack at their finest, dark, deep and moody. Includes the beautiful Angel with vocals from Elizabeth Frazer (Cocteau Twins) and features Reggae Legend Horace Andy. A must have for any collection. 5.0/5.0
Amazing soundtrack featuring the original score and songs from the successful TV series. Includes White Denim – Just Dropped In (to see what condition my condition is in) not available on vinyl anywhere else and a belting track by The Dramatics.
Recorded in her Father’s church, complete with congregational backing vocals and utterances, this compilation of Aretha’s most impassioned performances includes “Never Grow Old”, heavily sampled by Robert Hood/Floorplan on his modern-day techno classic of the same name in 2013. 4.0/5.0