The Airborne Toxic Event. Recorded between June and January , Homegrown was intended to come out in before Neil cancelled the release. The album has remained unreleased until now, achieving a legendary status among Neil Young fans in the process. Crystal Shawanda. Generally, this vinyl record sounds great, maybe a bit too commercial, but we would expect nothing less from the father of glam rock.
If you never got the chance, we highly advise that you check it out. The Beatles — four Englishmen who ignited a rock and roll revolution across the globe. England houses some of the finest musicians the world has ever seen, and Maidens come to mind whenever Beatles and Sabbath are mentioned. Make sure to own this record, even if it costs you an arm and a leg.
The guitars here fill richer, the bass deeper, and the vocals are just pure gold. Alice is well known among music nerds for being a brilliant composer, a one-of-a-kind showman, and beyond that his music somehow appeals to everyone. Queen, alongside all of the individual members has set the bar for how music should be made, and it would be sacrilege to listen to their songs in any other format than vinyl. Pay respects to the late rock and roll titan and give a listen to what these wonderful people have made.
Beatles were and are, by far, the single most popular band on the whole planet. This album was among other things the reason why the Beatles earned so much fame — even though it features only about 35 minutes of playtime, there are 14 groundbreaking tracks, such as the Taxman, She Said She Said, and the ever so famous Doctor Robert which will melt you down. People who like mellow rock combined with groovy piano backs should check Black Keys out.
Master of reality is easily the most favourite album of nearly all Black Sabbath fans. Although the title of this album is a bit controversial, the White Stripes gained a lot of fame from it. Every note, every track on this album sounds differently when you play it on a turntable, so if you want to see this pure masterpiece from the right angle, make sure to get it on vinyl.
However, the reason why we recommend checking this album out is because it simply sounds a bit too bland on any other format. Interestingly enough, the remainder of his band Vinny Appice and Vivian Campbell continued on with his legacy, naming the band after this record.
The smooth and sultry Sade, adored by a sophisticated cult following of soulful jazz and pop aficionados, is hailed as one of the greatest British female vocalists of all time. It eventually achieved multi-platinum success around the world. An essential collection for lovers and couples alike. It seems like everything Phil Collins touches turns to platinum or gold.
No Jacket Required, the third studio album by Phil Collins 6x Platinum , is his most commercially successful and critically-acclaimed release. It won three Grammy Awards including Album of the Year in My Favorite Things is the seventh studio album from one of the most important jazz figures of all time.
The first album featuring Coltrane on the soprano sax, the record was released in and became a big commercial success — receiving the Grammy Hall of Fame award and eventually attaining gold status, having sold over , copies. Mezzanine draws musical influence from rock, dub, new wave, and hip hop. These diverse influences allowed the group to expand well beyond their typical trip hop sound into a universal blend of electronica that garnered them huge pop culture success.
The Hindustani classical musician Ravi Shankar, best known globally for his exquisite sitar raga music, was a hugely influential composer in the second half of the 20th century. The Three Ragas LP is considered an excellent album to introduce listeners to the sound and style of classical Indian music.
This album, released in , is perfect for relaxing on a meditative Sunday afternoon. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, the late Pakistani singer of Qawwali, was a man of extraordinary emotion and intensity. His incredibly powerful voice transcended boundaries and inspired spiritual ecstasy within audiences around the world.
When we reach the promised land He will take us by the hand What a wonderful, wonderful thing! Like Liked by 1 person. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account. Certain later albums may have the "script label" as old label blanks were used up.
Earlier albums with the rainbow band labels are later pressings. Note: At this point, the logo on the album covers changes from the oval to the brackets logo. Label blanks with the oval logo were used, however, by pressing plants until they were used up. Jamaican jazz has an A-grade pedigree stretching back to the s and artists including saxophonists Joe Harriott and Wilton Gaynair and trumpeter Dizzy Reece. By the start of the s, these musicians were living abroad, but a new generation had emerged.
The album may not have enjoyed the production resources of contemporary Blue Note hard-bop releases but it lacks none of the artistry.
Moi Non Plus. The Bubbleator was a seat, bubble shaped, see-through plastic lift, operated by an attendant wearing a shiny silver space-suit. In the s, apala rivalled highlife and juju in popularity. The all-acoustic music was performed by virtuosic talking-drums and percussion ensembles playing layered, multiple cross-rhythms, topped by call and response vocals drawn from Yoruba proverbs. Without Antonio Carlos Jobim, bossa nova might never have happened.
Pacific Jazz LP, Hard-bop heaven, Katanga! Fellow trumpeter Chet Baker was a functioning junkie. Bolton was not. His other album-length release is the equally essential The Fox , made in with tenor saxophonist Harold Land. Then, in , Sinatra formed his own label, Reprise, and wanting a clean break from the past, at first worked with other arrangers.
One is the lovely Idle Moments , made with a sextet including tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson and vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson. Etta James never achieved the mainstream breakthrough she deserved, but she made some blinding albums.
Rocks The House was her first and, most would agree, best live release, recorded in for Chess subsidiary Argo. A good one to stick on if you need the loo.
The perfect end to an evening of hot summer dancing. Besides Giorgio Moroder, Patrick Cowley is widely considered the godfather of electronic dance music. A bootleg surfaced in , but hopefully this will get a proper reissue one of these days…. Written and first recorded by Lamont Dozier, it was then covered in by Richie Havens who, unusually for a folk musician, funkified it.
But it was NYC disco outfit Oyssey who, a year later, gave it full-body floor treatment, all the while maintaining its black power and soul fulfilment message. The original is rare as the scarcest relic, going for a good ton every now and then.
ESG , a co-release between 99 Records and Factory, was nothing short of a masterpiece: eighteen minutes of infectious and economical funk grooves. Before Daft Punk there was Space. For its use of technicolour collage the video was also way ahead of its time. Sylvester is rightfully crowned the Queen Of Disco. One ever present though was the Rahbani Family, whose work with iconic vocalist Fairuz was perhaps the best known of a relatively vast musical empire.
You better believe it. The track was a little too crypto for other DJs though; so Francois K was invited to join the already all-star lineup to give the the track a more dancefloor-friendly mix. Like the original, the disco mix runs on dramatic dynamism; the wild web of sounds — vagrant trumpets, drunk guitars, dancing keys, casual latin-style percussion, loopy men and women — thickens and expands before eventually detonating in a massive I wanna go BANG!Christian / Gospel 3; Latin 3; Comedy 3; Spoken Word 3; Classical 2; Vocal 1; Big Band / Swing 1; Funk 1 + Show more; Wonderful Life (Dlx) (Ltd) (Vinyl LP) $ Pre-Order. New. Constellatia. Language Of Limbs (Vinyl LP) $ Pre-Order. New The Instrumentals / Various (Vinyl LP) $ Pre-Order. New. Darkstar. Civic Jams (Dli.