Category: Classic Day

Classic Day – Penitentiary Chances

How can one woman’s monumental career and influence be summed up in one single album review, the way that Erykah Badu shook the music industry and created her own fame within her own sound was inspiring even generations later. Watching Mama’s Gun which is…

Classic Day – Train Track Tyrants

With a rising political climate that started to escalate at the time of its writing and recording, What’s Going On by Marvin Gaye is a record filled with uneasy tension disguised by fascinating production and active lyricism. As war raged on and continued to…

Classic Day – The Interpreter’s Sheets

In the misty morning where those iconic chords can still be heard ringing, Led Zeppelin formed their fifth studio record Houses of the Holy with an inevitable movement toward sophistication and adaptation. In one of the most consecutively banging records, Houses of the Holy…

Classic Day – Deadly History

A debut record in an artist’s discography is such a vital piece to their career in the music industry. Whether it becomes a number one against all odds, or falls to the wayside; 1st Infantry is the first look at the art of The…

Classic Day – Staglieno Cemetery

The final studio record by prolific English artistry Joy Division came two months after the initial tragedy with a death in the family of the band. Ian Curtis, the band’s lead singer committed suicide only two months before Closer was released and ushered in…

Classic Day – Soulful Brotherhoods

The sense of nostalgia that overflows from the 1965 release Going To A Go-Go from Smokey Robinson & The Miracles is one that balances between a grandmother’s vinyl crates and the feel of two-inches of dust over plastic sleeves. The cover is a vibrant…

Classic Day – Marlboro Man

From the initial impact of the blitzing guitars and the rampaging instrumentation behind Alice Cooper’s coarse, but comforting voice comes the beauty within Killer. The fourth studio record and a continuingly impressive display from Cooper’s band of tricks that works in horns, ambiance, and…

Classic Day – The Stash Box

Somewhere between the glory of the three rivers, the stretching hills, the sprawling Strip, or the Yinzer mentality; Strict Flow preserved a triple threat of beats, rhymes, and steel city heat that could only be connected by a city of bridges. On their 1997…

Classic Day – Hell Froze Over

Atmosphere within a record is everything, the shape of the tonality that strikes continuously throughout is the passageway into the artist’s creative mind. Whether from frozen inspiration or the underlying dark waters that surround the listener, Frost from Enslaved is a call back to…

Classic Day – Or Lay Down

While it may not be the debut record from Britain born rock band Jethro Tull, their second piece Stand Up is an eclectic collection of various recording methods and practices that shift genres, wave flags of battalion, and shape into a loose adaptation of…

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