New Music Fridays – 13th September 2019

We’ve really been hit with a tonne of great music this week in the Vinyl Chapters office. It’s been hard to narrow down, but the four tracks below all feature that little something extra that makes a decent track stand … Read more

The Best Albums of 2019 So Far

Weyes Blood

From wistful singer-songwriters and haunted hip-hop to glacial electronica and strident jazz, Michael Sumsion gives you the low-down on his picks for the best albums to have emerged in 2019 so far.  As we reach the final stretch of summer … Read more

Soundgarden: Louder Than Love – Classic Albums


September marks the 30th anniversary of Louder than Love, the major label debut of Seattle supremo’s Soundgarden. We take a look at the band in a transitional stage of their career and the album that bought the grunge heavyweights to … Read more

New Music Fridays – 6th September 2019

The Classic Hunt

Happy Friday! As always, just before the weekend, we bring you our top 4 tracks of the week from up and coming artists. This week sees us sample an eclectic mix of styles with each artist able to put their … Read more

Interview: Simon Ohlsson from Vokonis

Simon Ohlsson - Vokonis

Vokonis is a band on the rise, fueled by their captivating new record, Grasping Time. We had a chance to chat with Guitarist / Vocalist Simon Ohlsson about the new record, lineup changes, and the future of the band.   … Read more

New Music Fridays – 30th August 2019

It’s been a good week for new music. With the release of Lana Del Rey’s new record and the first new album from TOOL for 13 years, you should have plenty to listen to, but as always, don’t forget those … Read more

R.E.M. – Ten Of Their Albums Rated and Ranked


Vinyl Chapters writer Michael Sumsion pores over REM’s catalogue and delivers his verdict on the band’s Top Ten albums. R.E.M. and their seismic career can be divided into three distinct phases or acts: the arty college-rock darlings of the alternative … Read more

Oasis: Definitely Maybe – Classic Albums


With the 25th anniversary of Oasis’ generation-defining record, Definitely Maybe, we take a look back at how it changed the UK music scene and shot Oasis to superstardom. In the mid-90s the face of guitar bands had changed. Gone were … Read more