An unlikely collaboration has resulted in one of the finest albums so far this year, writes Lloyd Gedye.
Watch the Throne by Kanye West and Jay-Z is one of few albums that will have you gasping for more.
On this, their fourth album, Van Coke Kartel earn the right to command our respect.
When it comes to electronic music, the Brainfeeder label from Los Angeles is as hot as you get.
Lloyd Gedye discovers three new hip-hop albums that have more to talk about than guns, money, bitches and bling.
Genre-defying musicians in South Africa have been doing the rounds for a while, but they have only managed to attract a very particular audience.
A new Leonard Cohen album is always something to look forward to.
Musicians have started challenging accepted ideas about the state of the music album.
Lioness: Hidden Treasures tells you a lot about Winehouse, albeit sometimes unwittingly.
Lloyd Gedye rounds up his favourite albums of the year.