The Big Listen: Mark Lanegan – Straight Songs Of Sorrow

Former Screaming Trees frontman reflects on his own mortality with companion album to his turbulent memoir.

The Genius Of… Turn On The Bright Lights by Interpol

Interpol’s dark-hearted indie-rock classic pulsates with great basslines and guitar interplay, here’s why you should give it a spin.

The Big Listen: Diet Cig – Do You Wonder About Me?

New York duo grow up on sophomore album of heartfelt pop-punk anthems to fall in love with.

The Genius Of… Solid Air by John Martyn

John Martyn’s 1973 album Solid Air is an undisputed classic. As guitarists, why should we care about it?

The Big Listen: Brendan Benson – Dear Life

Deft power-pop songwriter returns with his first collection of solo material since 2013 – and he's in a very good mood indeed.