The 100 best tracks of 2012
13th December 2012
Say a prayer for the weary music journalist - every year, our job gets harder and harder. Like each year before it, 2012 saw a hyper-accelerated rise in the amount of music floating around. For [...]
The 50 best albums of 2012
3rd December 2012
It’s the same case every year at FACT with albums. We sit down, moaning about how there’s not been as many great full-lengths as in years gone by, and by the time it comes to finalising the [...]
The 40 best reissues of 2012
30th November 2012
The reissue industry is currently in overdrive. You can't move for all the lavish new editions of supposedly classic records you've never heard of before. They're breeding like rats, or [...]
The 10 best record labels of 2012
26th November 2012
There are people who'll tell you that the record label is an antiquated idea, that pop and alternative culture's near-wholesale migration into the digital realm has rendered it irrelevant, that an [...]
The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s
Kiran Sande, Tom Lea, Joseph Morpurgo, Angus Finlayson, Mr. Beatnick, Tim Purdom, Robin Jahdi & Tam Gunn, unless otherwise stated
3rd September 2012
Skip to: #80 / #60 / #40 / #20 Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s. We've been chewing over this selection for nearly two years now, on and off. It's not a pr [...]
50 best: tracks of 2011
5th December 2011
Following last week's 50 best albums, this week we're counting down our 50 best tracks of 2011. Again, we'll be listing ten entries per day, closing this Friday on the top ten. If that's not [...]
50 best: albums of 2011
30th November 2011
This week, we'll be rounding up FACT's 50 best albums of 2011, continuing today with entries #20-#11. We've already selected our 50 best reissues and 10 best labels of 2011, and we'll be foll [...]
10 best: labels of 2011
22nd November 2011
Economics may be against them, but record labels - those of the independent variety, at any rate - are more vital than ever. With so much music being made, and with so many channels through whi [...]
50 best: reissues of 2011
15th November 2011
FACT's end-of-year musings and rankings begin in earnest with our pick of the 50 best reissues of 2011. Encompassing not just straight-up reissues but also first editions and compilations of [...]
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