Neutral Milk Hotel: In The Aeroplane Over The Sea [Classic Album Revisit]
Sep27

Neutral Milk Hotel: In The Aeroplane Over The Sea [Classic Album Revisit]

Neutral Milk Hotel In The Aeroplane Over The Sea Merge Records Released: February 10, 1998 Producer: Robert Schneider Length: 39:55 It‘s really hard not to bring up the Elephant 6 Music collective without one name and band coming to mind: Jeff Mangum/Neutral Milk Hotel. While many brilliant and underappreciated artists (Elf Power, The Olivia Tremor Control, Apples In Stereo, etc.) spilled out of the collective, it‘s truly Mangum,...

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XTC: Drums And Wires [Classic Album Revisit]
Sep11

XTC: Drums And Wires [Classic Album Revisit]

XTC Drums And Wires Virgin Records Released: August 17, 1979 Producer: Steve Lillywhite Length: 52:32 The album cover got me right away. I had to hear this record. So I bought it without the slightest idea what they would sound like. And I was hooked. From that moment on I have been a fanatic of this band. All twelve of their proper studio albums were good. Several of them great. This one was perfect. XTC were one of the most...

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Matthew Sweet: Girlfriend [Classic Album Revisit]
Aug19

Matthew Sweet: Girlfriend [Classic Album Revisit]

Matthew Sweet Girlfriend Zoo Entertainment Released: October 22, 1991 Producer: Fred Maher & Matthew Sweet Length: 60:19 In October 1991, singer/songwriter Matthew Sweet released Girlfriend to a very unexpecting music scene. He had recently been dropped by A&M Records after two underperforming records, was newly divorced and made the move to a newly created label by Lou Maglia (former president of Island Records) called Zoo...

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Teenage Fanclub: Bandwagonesque [Classic Album Revisit Review]

Teenage Fanclub Bandwagonesque Creation Records [1991] Fan Reviewer: Scot Location: Bellefontaine, OH Age: 50 Nineteen Ninety-One. It was the age of grunge. The year of Nirvana’s Nevermind, Pearl Jam’s Ten and Soundgarden’s Badmotorfinger. A nascent indie scene was forming around records like Loveless, Spiderland and Screamadelica. Even established acts like REM and U2 rebooted in 1991 with Out Of Time and Achtung...

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Meat Puppets: Meat Puppets II [Classic Album Revisit Review]

Meat Puppets Meat Puppets II SST Records [1983] Fan Reviewer: Tracey Location: Scottsdale, AZ Age: 25 When I found out that the Meat Puppets were from my home state of Arizona it really spiked my interest in knowing more. After reading up a little bit on the Meat Puppets history and discovering that they had ties to one of my own favorite classic bands, Nirvana, I thought checking out this record was a no brainer. Right from the...

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Queen: A Night At The Opera [Classic Album Revisit Review]

Queen A Night At The Opera Elektra Records [1975] Fan Reviewer: Alex Location: Dallas, TX Age: 20 Going into this review I only knew the hits from Queen. Everyone around me (especially my older brother) has talked about the power of Freddie Mercury and how Queen made real albums. He told me that not one record in their catalog was just a “singles” album and that their tracks were meant to be heard together as they always...

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