Our favourite artists dig up five records that they consider “Essential” by any definition they like.
The Toronto songwriter breaks down the "Hard Boiled" influences behind the band's fantastic new record.
Kevin Drew has never been shy about his influences (or shy at all), but he lays it all bare here: Pavement, The Pharcyde, more.
The Berlin neo-classical composer explains the history of the practice, and what can save it.
Neil Young without Crazy Horse, Townes Van Zandt cracks jokes, and the power of Jerry Garcia.
Oxford, Mississippi garage rocker John Barrett shares five gems from his personal record collection.
Joey Santiago's guitar playing sounds like no one else, but he has five spiritual influences.
One half of the genre-bending electro-rock duo gives us five unclassifiable albums with clashing sonics that shouldn't work, but do.
Disclosure, HAIM, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan and more tell us about albums that mean something to them.
We give all five members of Cults a chance to name their most influential record.
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