It’s that time again, let us reflect on all the great albums released this year with our definitive Top 50 Albums of 2019 list; featuring hip-hop megastars, thrash metal crossovers and pop masterclasses.
Guitar music is something that has seen adoration for generations, with new waves of acts endlessly spilling through the door over the years. The 60s saw The Beatles and The Rolling Stones dominate, the 70s was the time of Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, in the 80s it was The Smiths and The Cure, theContinue reading “Guitar music: Don’t be fooled, Rock & Roll is far from dead”
Queens of the Stone Age: one of the most consistent and essential rock bands of the last thirty years. The innovation and god-like swagger of frontman and founder Josh Homme makes them an unmistakable outfit, not to mention the multiple classic albums they have under their belt. Now over twenty years into their careers asContinue reading “Ranking Queens Of The Stone Age’s Albums”
Oxford’s finest, Foals are one of Britain’s most consistently impressive bands of our generation; an act that can unite people years and years apart in age. Ever since the band’s math rock beginnings of Antidotes in 2008, right through the dreamwave atmospheres of Total Life Forever in 2010, past the stadium rock styles of HolyContinue reading “Top 40 Foals Songs”
The annual Mercury Prize has come around again, with a professional panel of musical judges; which this year includes Stormzy and Jorja Smith, selecting the winner. Twelve nominees have been selected for the award of Best album released by a British or Irish artist over the past 12 months, but who are we backing toContinue reading “The 2019 Mercury Prize: Our Thoughts and Predictions”