This Music Made Me
The Anchoress

This Music Made Me: The Anchoress

by musicOMH

You – almost – need not hear a note to understand how wonderfully grandiose and pop-noirish the music of Catherine Anne Davis – aka The…

This Music Made Me: Mary Chapin Carpenter

From the rolling opener Something Tamed Something Wild, via an intimate, hymnal tribute to the pioneering Sister Rosetta Tharpe, to the stark, closing title track,...

This Music Made Me: Marissa Nadler

Since 2004’s Ballads Of Living And Dying, Marissa Nadler has been steadily releasing albums, veering between sparse, spectral folk and ink-black country ballads, with her...

This Music Made Me: The Field

The Field, vehicle for the music of Sweden-via-Berlin producer, artist, DJ, soundsmith and enigmatic front man rolled into one that is Axel Willner, has been...

This Music Made Me: Emmy The Great

Five years on from second album Virtue, which widened the introspective indie-folk palette of her début to take in chiming pop, otherworldly orchestration and disco,...

This Music Made Me: The Shoes

Leftfield French electronic music gurus The Shoes have just put out their third, party-starting album Chemicals, a ludicrously eclectic genre-hop of a follow-up to 2011’s...

This Music Made Me: !!! (Chk Chk Chk)

Down the years, Warp-signed, California-originated, NYC-dwelling, shape-throwing disco funksters !!! (Chk Chk Chk) have been responsible for some outright, undisputed bangers. Must Be The Moon. Me &...

This Music Made Me: David McAlmont

David McAlmont‘s startling voice has, down the years, found its owner involved with a variety of collaborators. He’s worked with latter day Bond music maker...

This Music Made Me: Hurts

Theo Hutchcraft guides us through the albums that have influenced him most.

This Music Made Me: Gus Gus

Gus Gus lynchpin Biggi Veira mines his memory for the albums that have influenced him most

This Music Made Me: Dustin O’Halloran

A minimalist master of the intricate and the intimate, Dustin O’Halloran, sometime founder of Devics, is a self-taught American pianist latterly based in Berlin who divides his...

This Music Made Me: Little Boots

Ahead of the release of her third album Working Girl, Victoria Hesketh guides us through the LPs that have influenced her most.

This Music Made Me: Baby Dee

On the music that has influenced her most, in her own words.

This Music Made Me: The Wedding Present and Cinerama’s David Gedge

David Gedge, founder of The Wedding Present and Cinerama, on the albums that have influenced him most.

This Music Made Me: LoneLady

Manchester’s Julie Campbell, aka LoneLady, recently released her second album Hinterland, the follow-up to her 2010 debut Nerve Up, through Warp. “It’s channelling Parliament/ Funkadelic, Stevie Wonder, Rufus, Prince,...

This Music Made Me: Tyondai Braxton

Tyondai Braxton, probably still best known as the former frontman of Battles, has been performing and composing music under his own name and collaboratively since...

This Music Made Me: Peter Broderick

Ahead of his new album Colours Of The Night, a rundown of the albums that influenced him most…

This Music Made Me: Stornoway

“The great skua (Stercorarius skua) is a large seabird, it is sometimes known by the name bonxie. The flight is direct and powerful. Due to...

This Music Made Me: Gazelle Twin

Elizabeth Bernholz’s most influential albums, featuring The Terminator, Beethoven, Portishead and Clannad.

This Music Made Me: Ryley Walker

Ahead of his slot at the Berwick Street Festival, a rundown on the albums that have influenced him most.

This Music Made Me: Wire

In the week of their new album’s release, Colin Newman on the albums that have influenced him most.