Paradigm Shift album cover

Michael Janisch: Paradigm Shift

The bassist offers a pair of contrasting CDs for this spirited two-night club date

DVDs and Downloads

London Road
Rufus Norris adapts the hit musical about a street’s attempts to forge a new identity after a series of murders
Kevin Corrigan is a treat as an unhappy divorcee who stumbles into a gym run by Guy Pearce’s fitness guru
Spooks: The Greater Good
The big-screen adaptation of the BBC spy show sees MI5 in disarray following the audacious escape of a terrorist
CD cover of Cold Moon by Alela Diane & Ryan Francesconi

Alela Diane & Ryan Francesconi: Cold Moon

The Portland duo have created a classy set of acoustic songs devoid of mush

CD cover of 'Revolve', featuring John Newman

John Newman: Revolve

The retro-soul singer employs frantic stompers on the follow-up to his debut album

CD cover of 'Claptone', featuring Claptone

Claptone: Charmer

Smooth house music is restyled for home listening rather than clubs

Youssou N’Dour et le Super Étoile de Dakar

Youssou N’Dour et le Super Étoile de Dakar: Fatteliku

The concert includes a cut from the singer’s breakthrough album

CD cover of 'Aida', featuring Verdi

Verdi: Aida

Anja Harteros and Jonas Kaufmann bring top-of-the-class singing to this well-loved opera

Josquin, Brumel, et al: Anne Boleyn’s Songbook

French chansons and sacred pieces evoke the richness of Tudor musical life

Deerhunter: Fading Frontier

Music with a subdued quality, a retreat into a half-realised introspection

Schumann: Das Paradies und die Peri

This rather maudlin oratorio contains some appropriately heavenly music

Mozart: Arias

Christian Gerhaher’s baritone could do with more of the cut-and-thrust of a bass

Sexwitch: Sexwitch

Debut comprises covers of ’70s songs from different cultures

John Grant: Grey Tickles, Black Pressure

The singer adds funk and punk to the FM rock and electro-pop of his earlier albums

Dave Douglas: Brazen Heart

The trumpeter’s nine originals are closely argued group narratives

Maki Asakawa: Maki Asakawa

A compilation that runs from folk-pop to rock rhythms

Janet Jackson: Unbreakable

Ballads about vulnerability and strength predominate and are inventively arranged