Unruly and unforgettable, these LPs planted the seeds for punk’s raucous reign a few years later.
Articles by Jordan Blum
The chart-climbing debut that spawned two decades of collaboration between Maynard James Keenan and Billy Howerdel.
The celebrated trumpeter claimed to have changed music five or six times, but he didn’t do it alone.
Still a dreamily surreal and weightless genre-splicing adventure 10 years later.
The iconic folk-rock duo’s last studio album is still among the best goodbyes in popular music history.
Conor Oberst and co. released two desperately different outlooks on the world around them.
A collection of top-notch works of eclectic complexity and profound storytelling.
A collection sparking a sense of introspection and catharsis from beginning to end.
More daring, diverse, and dangerous than its predecessor, the English rockers’ sophomore effort still deserves our thanks half a century later.