50 Alternative Albums You Need to Own on Vinyl
Sure, you've heard Nirvana's 'Nevermind' and Wilco's 'Summerteeth' before. But have you heard them the way true audiophiles (and Jack White) prefer?
20 Years Ago: Pulp Crash the Britpop Party With ‘Different Class’
Pulp's fifth album put a witty spin on working-class angst and cemented the band's place among Britpop's elite.
18 Years Ago: Deftones Leave Nu Metal in the Dust with ‘Around the Fur’
On their landmark second album, Deftones infused elements of new wave and shoegaze to define their future direction. Alt-metal would never be the same.
Album Review: Chris Walla, ‘Tape Loops’
Chris Walla's first offering since leaving Death Cab For Cutie sees the guitarist-producer stepping away from traditional pop in favor of ambient minimalism.
Album Review: Beach House, ‘Thank Your Lucky Stars’
Released just two months after their last album 'Depression Cherry,' Beach House's surprise new full-length is not to be confused with a leftovers collection.
Album Review: Wavves, ‘V’
Easily their most polished, the fifth proper album from Wavves nevertheless prove just how much they're capable of saying in under three minutes.
Album Review: Eagles Of Death Metal, ‘Zipper Down’
On their first album in seven years, Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes once again offer up another slice of unadulterated (but clever and richly arranged) fun.
15 Years Ago: Radiohead Redefine the Parameters of Music With the Groundbreaking ‘Kid A’
For the follow-up to 'OK Computer,' Radiohead stripped their sound of guitars, live drums, and even vocals, resulting in 'Kid A' after months of difficulty.
23 Years Ago: Alice in Chains Dig Deep With ‘Dirt’
Alice in Chains' sophomore album still crackles with an affirming thirst for life at the heart of its unrelenting gloom and despair.
Album Review: Chris Cornell, ‘Higher Truth’
This time around, the Soundgarden frontman breaks new ground by blending rustic British folk, vintage American folk-rock and light electronica with pop.