the best albums of 2017

Posted by on November 23, 2017 in , , ,

The votes are in, the numbers have been crunched and the records have been obsessed over. Below is our comprehensive list of the best albums of 2017, as voted for by staff in all of our nine stores. You can read about our favourite albums and film ...Read More

Gregory Porter – Nat “King” Cole & Me

Posted by on October 26, 2017 in , ,

After winning Grammy awards for his last two albums, 2013’s Liquid Spirit and last year’s Take Me To The Alley, Gregory Porter has now returned to his first musical love, Nat “King” Cole. After Porter heard Nature Boy aged five, life would ne ...Read More

St. Vincent – Masseduction

Posted by on October 13, 2017 in , ,

Although Annie Clark named her second album Actor, it was on 2014’s St. Vincent that the Texan guitarist, singer and songwriter really embraced the possibilities of music as a performance, drawing comparisons with Bowie and collaborator David Byrne ...Read More

Beck – Colors

Posted by on October 11, 2017 in , ,

With its millennial whoops, multiple hooks, funky guitars and super-compressed sound, Beck Hansen’s 13th LP feels like an attempt to keep up with the zeitgeist. The nine songs on Colors have been precision-tooled by Beck and producer Greg Kurstin f ...Read More