With his monumental eight-hour composition 'Sleep' Max Richter unwittingly created the perfect soundtrack for World Sleep Day on 13 March.
Explore our guide to Max Richter’s ‘The Blue Notebooks’ – his heartfelt protest against political, social and personal brutality.
With her fourth album, ‘Myopia’, Agnes Obel “investigates the way the mind plays tricks”, creating a dark answer to Max Richter’s ‘Sleep’.
Capturing the zeitgeist with unsettling, genre- and gender-blurring visions, ‘Maxinquaye’ introduced Tricky as a unique voice for a generation.
Packing with dizzying dancefloor pieces, ‘Come With Us’ found The Chemical Brothers rebuilding electronica for the new millennium.
With their ‘Push The Button’ album, The Chemical Brothers moved with the times, putting their own twist on past sounds and contemporary influences.
Max Richter is one of the most influential contemporary classical composers in the world. We take a look at his groundbreaking career.
A match made in retro-futurist heaven, the ‘Tron: Legacy’ soundtrack found French duo Daft Punk rebooting Disney’s cult classic movie.
The history of pioneering Chicago house label DJ International is the history of dance music, taking house music around the world in the 80s and 90s.
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.