Articles by Ryan Cahalin
Best Debut Albums: 40 Must-Hear Early Works Of Genius
From sonic daring to emotional outpouring, the best debut albums set the bar not only for their creators, but for everyone else who followed.
Best Reading And Leeds Festival Performances: 10 Legendary Highlights
Spanning rock, hip-hop and metal, the best Reading and Leeds Festival performances have become some of the most talked-about gigs of all time.
Best Glastonbury Performances Ever: 20 Legendary Festival Highlights
From long-awaited appearances to history-making headline slots, the best Glastonbury performances have built the festival’s legend.
Best Sean Paul Songs: 20 Classic Floor-Fillers From The Dancehall Icon
From reggae-fusion hits to thumping club classics, the best Sean Paul songs are timeless, introducing dancehall to the masses.
Crossroads: How Tracy Chapman’s Songs Took A More Personal Turn
Coming one year after the record-breaking success of her debut album, ‘Crossroads’ found Tracy Chapman following up in inspiring fashion.
Best Album Covers Of 2021: 40 Great Artworks Of The Year
From delicate illustrations to reactive graphics, the best album covers of 2021 capture the identity of the music within.
Wildest Dreams: The Reality Behind Tina Turner’s Ninth Album
Diverse and self-assured, the ‘Wildest Dreams’ album boasted a classic Bond theme while continuing Tina Turner’s dominance over rock and R&B.
Daft Punk: How A Futuristic French Duo Changed Dance Music Forever
As Daft Punk, French DJs Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo revolutionised dance music and created a legacy for the aged.
Best Daft Punk Songs: 20 Tracks That Revolutionised Electronic Music
With clever samples, era-defining beats and a few guest collabs, the best Daft Punk songs are timeless retrofuturistic classics.
Cyberspace And Reds: When The Streets Found New Creative Avenues
With the ‘Cyberspace And Reds’ mixtape, The Streets’ Mike Skinner hit upon a mixtape format that gave him new creative freedoms.
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