Helter Skelter is the second studio album by The D.O.C. released on January 23, 1996. This album was an attempt at making a comeback following the car crash which severely damaged his vocal cords. The album was widely ignored, and has even been discredited by D.O.C himself. The name of the album is a reference to Charles Manson's idea of The Beatles'...
Manchester-based trumpeter Matthew Halsall's second album Colour Yes ploughs the same delicate, acoustic, modal jazz furrow as his debut, Sending My Love (Gondwana, 2008). The lineup of fellow Mancunians is much the same too, with flautist Roger Wickham replaced by harpist Rachael Gladwin on three of the six tracks.
O.G. Original Gangster, Ice-T's 4th album, is probably Ice's best album as he continued his streak of classic albums that he started with Power. Ice reached his peak on here, as his lyrics and beat selection were the best they had ever been. Ice-T was a pioneering force for the west coast, especially in the '80s, as he was one of the first gangster rap...
Internal Affairs is the solo debut from former Organized Konfusion member Pharoahe Monch, released on Rawkus Records and Priority Records. Monch creates a harder sound than heard on the previous Organized Konfusion records. The album spawned the Hot 100 hit "Simon Says".
Show & A.G. - Full Scale - For the first time on vinyl in its entirety – pressed on 2XLP vinyl- Features include the DITC crew, KRS-One, Big Pun, D-Flow and The Ghetto Dwellas- “Another reason why I feel AG is one of the best lyricists ever” – Diamond D- “One of the best duos returned with a classic! This was played by all DJs – even if they didn’t...
Following up their successful 2016 release The Nashville Session, British funk and soul jazz veterans The New Mastersounds returned to the same analogue studio to record another set of tunes in front of an invited local audience. The album perfectly captures the energy and chemistry between these four musicians at the top of their game after nearly two...
Renewable Energy expands on The New Mastersounds template while still providing plenty of the band's trademark sounds. Guitarist Eddie Roberts, drummer Simon Allen, bassist Pete Shand and keyboardist Joe Tatton are joined by Sam Bell, one of the founding members of NMS precursor The Mastersounds who also guested on two previous NMS albums, plays...
Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006. The world's longest running weekly music show, TOTP was shown every Thursday evening on BBC One.
Blue Sunshine is the only studio album by the British supergroup the Glove, released in 1983 by Wonderland Records/Polydor. This album mainly served as a diversion for Robert Smith and Steven Severin when both of them were under heavy stress in their respective bands the Cure and Siouxsie and the Banshees.
Hearsay is the second solo studio album by American recording artist Alexander O'Neal. It was originally released in July 1987, on the labels Tabu and Epic as the follow-up to O'Neal's critically and commercially successful 1985 album Alexander O'Neal. Hearsay explores similar genres to those of Alexander O'Neal including pop, R&B, soul, post-disco,...
Craig Ashley David (born 5 May 1981) is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, DJ and record producer who rose to fame in 1999, featuring on the single "Re-Rewind" by Artful Dodger. David's debut studio album, Born to Do It, was released in 2000, after which he has released a further 5 studio albums and worked with a variety of artists such as: Tinchy...
No One Ever Really Dies is the fifth studio album by American hip hop and rock band N*E*R*D. The album was released on December 15, 2017 through i am OTHER and Columbia Records. It features guest appearances from Rihanna, André 3000, Kendrick Lamar, M.I.A., Gucci Mane, Wale, Future and Ed Sheeran among others.
Two of Italy's top soundtrack musicians, Nino Rota and Armando Trovajoli, are responsible for the exciting music featured in Boccaccio '70. Rota has been the composer of dozens of famous film soundtracks and his music contributed greatly to Fellini's previous hit films.
No music writers have been afforded greater access to Metallica over the years than Paul Brannigan and Ian Winwood, two former editors of Kerrang. Having conducted hundreds of hours of interviews with the band, they have between them gained an unparalleled knowledge of the group's history and an insiders' view of how their story has developed.
Public Enemy has been the most musically and politically radical rap group in the country. Their sheer presence was revolutionary: from racially charged lyrics to the iconic b-boy in the crosshairs logo, Chuck D, Flava Flav, and the rest were at the forefront of a changing rap scene.
Peter Benjaminson pays tribute to the remarkable life of Mary Wells through a fascinating biography. His relentless research has resulted in not only a riveting tale of Wells's many personal battles but also a gripping snapshot of the music industry in which she worked.
In Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain, Charles R. Cross, author of the New York Times bestselling Cobain biography Heavier Than Heaven, examines the legacy of the Nirvana front man and takes on the question: why does Kurt Cobain still matter so much, 20 years after his death?
Holiday is widely considered to be the greatest jazz singer of all time. Dozens of singers were influenced by her in her own time, including Peggy Lee, Dinah Washington and Frank Sinatra. Racism, drugs, alcohol and the men who abused her are all dealt with in this warts-and-all biography.
The music of James Brown was almost a genre in its own right, and he was one of the biggest and most influential cultural figures of the twentieth century. But the singer known as the 'Hardest Working Man in Show Business' was also an immensely troubled, misunderstood and complicated man.
Stuart Cosgrove's Young Soul Rebels is a compelling and intimate story of northern soul, Britain's most fascinating musical underground scene, and takes the reader on a journey into the iconic clubs that made it famous - The Twisted Wheel, The Torch, Wigan Casino, Blackpool Mecca and Cleethorpes Pier.
Detroit 67 is the story of Motor City in the year that changed everything. Twelve chapters take you on a turbulent year-long journey through the drama and chaos that ripped through the city in 1967 and tore it apart in personal, political and interracial disputes.
The Encyclopedia of Reggae is packed with hundreds of rare photographs, profiles of the influential performers, impresarios, and producers from the golden age, and fascinating sidebars showing the wide-ranging influence of reggae.
Destined to become a classic on the subject alongside Legs McNeil’s Please Kill Me, Babylon’s Burning is a groundbreaking, definitive account of punk rock, one of the most influential and lasting music movements in history - a movement that ironically was built on self-annihilation.
Не сме големи фенове на коледната "лудница" и затова решихме да направим поредната си колаборация преди многото празници, и то точно с MODO. Да, отново ще сме заедно, отново в ресторант GRAPHITE, София, а датата е 7 декември (тази събота) от 11:00 до 17:00.Read More
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Нашите приятели от Funky Fresh и МКЦ подготвят поредното трето издание на единствената конвенция за винил в Македония. Тя ще се състои на 28 септември / събота в просторното фоайе на МКЦ и за нас от MyVinyl и Домъ на плочата Soul Searchin' ще е чест и удоволствие да участваме отново. Събитието ще е цял ден и цяла нощ на едно място, където се очаква да се съберат голям брой любители на винил културата.Read More
В това ревю ще ви представим испанския лейбъл Jazz Images, позициониран в Барселона, който съчетава изкуството на най-големите джаз фотографи с най-добрите записи на най-изявените джаз майстори на всички времена! Ще се фокусираме върху техните три интересни колекции, посветени на 3-ма големи и емблематични фигури в джаз фотографията, а именно: Francis Wolff, William Claxton и Jean-Pierre Leloir.Read More
Началото на 70-те години са бурни времена в САЩ. Движението Black power е в пика на дейността си, Черните пантери са развита организация за социална промяна и дебатът за гражданските права на афроамериканците е по-ожесточен от всякога.Read More
В последните години казахме сбогом на много значими хора от света на музиката. През февруари на 2017-та година ни остави авангардният гений на Дейвид Акселрод. Роден е през 1931-а в Ел Ей и е израстнал там. С музикално образование е. Баща му е активист. През 60-те работи в Capitol Records и тази статия ще разкаже накратко именно за този период.Read More
Сещате ли се за онези малки плочи, които през 50-те се въртяха в джубокс машините? Да, точно тези, с голямата дупка по средата! "You spin me round and round... like a record..." Ето, че тази година 7-инчовите винили удариха 70 години от създаването си!Read More
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