With a revamped lineup and renewed vigor, the Boston icons entwined traditional Celtic folk and street punk into an antagonistic batch of working class anthems.
A decade after their breakthrough, Belle and Sebastian expanded their horizons with an album that sprinkles lounge music, glam and Motown into their folky sound.
Intrinsically millennial and unapologetically fun, the Arctic Monkeys' debut album exceeded the British outfit's considerable (and deserved) hype.
After enduring intense heartbreak, Amos exorcised her personal demons with a dark and dense confessional recorded from within an Irish church.
Like musical notes, the individual elements on the cover of Smashing Pumpkins' 1995 opus are relatively meaningless on their own – but together, they tell a beautiful story.
A lifelong fan takes a listen back at one of the most important musical and cultural figures of the past half-century.
He was one of the most talented guitarists of his generation, but one split second cut short the life of Minutemen's D. Boon.
Although Ryan Adams might have been running out on fumes by the time he recorded '29,' the underrated album contains at least two legitimate classics.
While the artwork for Arcade Fire's 2007 album is beautiful in a postmodern way, you're only getting half the effect until you watch it in its animated form.
This 1992 compilation proved that even Nirvana's outtakes were far more interesting than a lot of the best studio efforts by their peers.