With his monumental eight-hour composition, ‘Sleep’, Max Richter unwittingly created the perfect soundtrack for World Sleep Day.
Portishead’s debut album, ‘Dummy’, merged hip-hop with soundtrack atmospherics to create one of the defining albums of the 90s.
The best Max Richter songs cover an array of emotions across a remarkable breadth of work, putting Richter at the forefront of modern classical music.
Plundering history while looking to the future, ‘Born In The Echoes’ found The Chemical Brothers launching more electronic battle weapons.
Praised for its diversity and impact, 90s dance music is to electronica fans what the 60s were to classic rock aficionados.
As drum’n’bass was coming to the end of its peak period, the genre had yet to produce a classic album, until Roni Size/Reprazent’s ‘New Forms’ appeared.
Peaking on some of their best-loved numbers, ‘Surrender’ found The Chemical Brothers at the height of their powers and on the verge of a new era.
Bringing the 80s to a close, ‘Raw Like Sushi’ saw Neneh Cherry point to the future, and deserves a place alongside the likes of Massive Attack and Gorillaz.
The history of club music runs from groundbreaking Paradise Garade DJs such as Larry Levan, to 90s and 00s club megabombs.
Settle yourself in for a long, relaxing journey through some of the best ambient music, with uDiscover Music’s Ambient Music In 20 Songs playlist.
A crossover collection crafted to perfection, Angélique Kidjo’s ‘Djin Djin’ won the singer a Grammy and made her a successor to her role model, Miriam Makeba.
So emotive that it almost finished them off, ‘Mezzanine’ proved that Massive Attack are among the best artists of their generation.
Conquering new territory while refining 90s highs, ‘No Geography’ finds The Chemical Brothers facing the apocalypse head-on, with their weapons drawn.
Building on their debut album, The Chemical Brothers’ ‘Dig Your Own Hole’ represents the zenith of their big beat take on the all-conquering Britpop.
In every aspect, ‘Beaucoup Fish’ found Underworld working at the cutting edge, cementing their reputation as the all-conquering heroes of electronica.