What You Should Be Listening To

Great music, new and old, hand-picked and curated by people with good taste — and not algorithms.

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What We're Listening To

Rory Graham’s first feature-length album strips back some of the rock influence and gives him room to breathe as the tremendous singer and performer he is. Read more.

Alejandro Bento’s latest album is a transcendent experience. His piano playing is beautiful, but equally impressive are the remixes of each of his tracks on the record. Read more.

Sampha’s solo debut is ambitious electronic R&B, but what makes it memorable is the pure emotion and energy of the whole package. Process is an early contender for Album of the Year. Read more.

The first Surfer Blood album to be written entirely by frontman John Paul Pitts, Snowdonia sees the indie rock band working through the death of former guitarist Thomas Fekete. Read more.

Life Without Sound is another surprise from Cloud Nothings — a band who consistently defies expectations. This time around, the band pursues a more tuneful punk sound. Read more.

Even if you haven’t played the game, the soundtrack for No Man’s Sky covers two discs of utterly engrossing electronic ambience and pulsing moods. Read more.

Lists

A Few of Our Favourite Things

One year. Twenty-one records. You shouldn’t miss any of them.

Each of the guys in Fresh Snow pick their favourite improv and experimental records.

In celebration of Homme’s new record with Iggy Pop, we take a look at the best five records from one of rock’s most prolific statesmen.