Piers Barber runs down the Music Factory’s favourite albums from the final year of the 2010s. Full lists from previous years can be found here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here. Honourable mentions AJ Tracey […]
Piers Barber listens to Beautiful Rewind, a Four Tet record influenced by garage and pirate radio that still retains the hallmarks of the producer’s characteristic shimmering electronica.
Imperfect and confused, the Mercury Prize is in need of a clearer mission aim. But it still serves an important purpose, writes Piers Barber.
Elusive South London producer Burial’s latest release is yet another reminder of his improving genius, writes Buster Stonham.
It’s that time of year again! Join the Music Factory as Buster Stonham and Piers Barber take a look through the finest albums that 2012 had to offer.
Buster Stonham investigates why bands seem to be on the decline and argues that the music industry may be better off without them.