True Brew
True Brew

Millencolin

True Brew

April 28, 2015

Punk Revival

The Swedish punk outfit's presence in the U.S. is mostly relegated to a specific time, namely the skatepunk scene of the late '90s/early 2000s, but Millencolin has been cranking out high-quality, Bad Religion-inspired pit anthems since the early '90s, and the Epitaph-issued True Brew is a near-perfect distillation of knee-scraping skate rock and melodic, blue-collar punk-pop.

- James Monger

Mark Hollis
Mark Hollis

Mark Hollis

Mark Hollis

February 2, 1998

Post-Rock

Achingly gorgeous and hauntingly stark, Mark Hollis' self-titled debut picks up where he left off with Talk Talk's Laughing Stock seven years earlier, re-emerging at the nexus point where jazz, ambient, and folk music collide. It's quite possibly the most quiet and intimate record ever made, each song cut to the bone for maximum emotional impact and every note carrying enormous meaning.

- Jason Ankeny