Tag: Classic Day

Classic Day – Grapes of Wrath

1999 on the brink of insanity; through the Y2K fog and soon terror attacks on America, there was a clairvoyance in a single poet’s voice. Mos Def was a rising power in hip-hop after his project with Talib Kweli on Mos Def & Talib…

Classic Day – Always Crashing

The man of many faces and personas makes a third trip to Matt’s Music Mine with his 11thstudio record, Low.With a standing ovation from critics and music fans alike, David Bowie was able to truly manipulate a sound to become his own. Changing directions…

Classic Day – Somebody’s Sins

In amidst the 1970’s there was an influx of new musical talent, style, and unrelenting force that overtook the wave of the very strict formation of the 1950’s, to the carefree 60’s. With bands like The Velvet Underground, artists like David Bowie, and rampant…

Classic Day – Phonetic Love

Behind an array of rhythm sections, horn sections, backing vocals, and engineering crews, Al Green’s Let’s Stay Together is one of the most impactful soul albums to ever be pressed onto wax. The way that Green can capture in a sense, a timestamp of…

Classic Day – Food For The Ears

To remake a classic sound through modern instrumentation takes time, vigilance, and a stance on working to create a mosaic-esque fashion. It takes the pieces of yesterday, repurposes them, and shifts them to fit a modern mold. This mold can be shown on Beauty…

Classic Day – Sonic Death

1977 was a historic year for music, it was the first waves of an incoming tsunami of sound. Punk music was moving in, replacing the written rules of style and becoming something that was never imagined. Bringing new life to an entire population, the…

Classic Day – Historically Destructive

From that opening strum of Steve Jones’ guitar, Never Mind The Bullocks, Here’s The Sex Pistolsbecomes an instantly recognizable fuel for the gasoline of the 1970’s punk movement. Forerunners on the frontier; the Sex Pistols were a group of pure anarchic freedom. Heroes to…

Classic Day – Universal Blood

Type O Negative is not only a universal blood type, but they are a Goth-rock band that formed in New York with a focus of sexual, vampiric ecstasy. The band is a walking display of Halloween, the dark themes and overall sound is off-putting…

Classic Day – Desert Vampires

The night sulks as they leap at your neck in the shadowed dusk, graveyard smoke and slick black hair comes flying in a rage as The Cramps move in with their second studio album, Psychedelic Jungle. A mix of half cover tracks and half…

Classic Day – Bizarre Ride

There is something magical about that standard of classic 90’s hip-hop that felt as a golden era in innovation through sound. The movement of black power and awareness was starting to become more prevalent and a foreground element of sound. With The Pharcyde, the…

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