Your top 5 albums of 2015

As promised we are today setting out to find Hundred Records customers’ Top 20 of 2015. Click here to send us your Top 5 albums from the year. We’ll collate them all then play your overall Top 20 in time-honoured reverse order over the five days before Christmas. We’ll also pick one lucky responder to…

New releases for 27 November 2015

27 November brings a select and varied batch of releases. First up is a set of the complete master recordings for John Coltrane’s absolutely essential A Love Supreme, including a fine recording of the only time that album was performed live in its entirety. Def Leppard’s first studio album in 7 years is creatively titled,…

New releases for 20 November 2015

Released on 20 November, Adele’s 25 is her first for four years, and it will be interesting to see how happiness has affected her music! Enya’s very fine Dark Sky Island is worth a listen, as is Roger Waters’s very personal take on alienation in the soundtrack of his concert performance, The Wall. Queen mine…

New releases for 13 November 2015

13 November presents a fine eclectic mix all the way from Johnny Marr to Gong! The latest from Neil Young’s vaunted archive series presents Neil & The Bluenotes live; the soundtrack to Montage of Heck, a new documentary about Kurt Cobain, presents a fascinating glimpse into his creative process; a CD/DVD package from an acclaimed…

New releases for 6 November 2015

6 November sees a re-recording of the seminal songs from Natalie Merchant’s Tigerlily called Paradise is There, Billy Gibbons graces us with his first solo effort which has, of all things, a distinctive Latin American feel to it, shoegaze legends Ride return with a re-release of the genre creating album Nowhere, including extra tracks, Björk…