Category: Classic Day

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…

Classic Day – Intergalactic Masters

There has been something captivating about the spirituality and otherworldliness that comes from jazz music. The raw passion that goes into forming the strange key signatures and different time bars where consistency is sometimes the only thing lacking from the genre. With Le Sony’r…

Classic Day – Pyramids of Sand

Whether wearing the mask of Metal Face, hitting the scenes as King Geedorah, or sparking the flames with more power than the Triple Entente; MF DOOM hit the streets of New York as the steel spitter with comic book overtones. He was the anti-hero…

Classic Day – Artisan Orchestra

The technicality that comes from the musical marvel that was Frank Zappa starts early in his career with the 1966 release Freak Out! that bust onto the scene spawning a career that would span over 111 total studio albums and records that would test…

Classic Day – Afrikaan Kings

Zamrock is a genre of music which emerged in the 1970s as a movement coming from the country of Zambia. known for the ability to merge African traditional playing practices with psychedelic rock, Zamrock was an impressive display of mixing cultures for a new…

Classic Day – Chopped Not Slopped

It can be incredibly difficult to pinpoint exactly when hip-hop took over the mainstream through underground roots. While it may seem commonplace in 2019, remixing whole tracks by slowing them down, adding a new flair of glimmer and gloss was not such a simple…

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