The Genius Of… Surfer’s Choice by Dick Dale and His Del-Tones

The unstoppable eddies of surf rock permeated pop in the 1960s, and its reverb drenched, tremolo-picked sound all stemmed from one man. Dick Dale’s bewildering guitar work defines his, still jaw-dropping, debut LP.

The Genius Of… Fear of Music by Talking Heads

Ripping apart and re-moulding genres with an artistic zeal, Fear of Music was Talking Heads’ absurdist masterstroke. Fascinating too, is the guitar’s often jarring and impulsive role within its delirious turmoil.