Wednesday, July 16, 2008

freaky dub

this album is known for being the soundtrack for the dub music radio station in Grand Theft Auto 3. scientist was an engineer who learned from king tubby, but enjoyed creating much spacier sounds than his mentor. this is actually one of his better recordings, you should check it out.

Scientist - Rids the World of the Evil Curse of the Vampires

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Wild Honey

this album just has to be heard. released in 1967, after the infamous "smiley smile", this album was a light and cool rock and roll set, described by music critic Robert Christgau as "perfect and full of pleasure...almost without a bad second". check this out!

The Beach Boys - Wild Honey

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dose of dubstep

here are a couple of dubstep EPs. they're both awesome, so check them out.

Djunya - Ites/Coagulated Dub

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Digital Mystikz - Anti War Dub

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wow, long time no post eh? time to make up for it with lots of cool shit. first up is the debut album from canadian electro-revivalists Chromeo. with electro house being so prominent today, its interesting to hear people taking the music back to it's roots. plus it's got some wicked grooves. check it out!

Chromeo - She's In Control

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Monday, April 21, 2008


dubstep is a form of electronic music with heavily emphasized basslines and reverberated breakbeats, most popular in the UK. Skream runs dubstep. check out his debut album, "Skream!", which introduced dubstep to the masses.

Skream - Skream!

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S.F. Sorrow

this is the first "rock opera" ever released. pre-dating "Tommy", and surely influencing it, this album is largely ignored as far as psychedelic rock goes. But it is definitely worth checking out! The download also features several bonus tracks.

The Pretty Things - S.F. Sorrow

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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

a night and day of Queen

here are two albums by Queen. the first is "A Night At the Opera", their 1975 breakthrough, and the second is "A Day At the Races", the 1976 sequel. both are incredible albums, filled with amazing music. check them out!!

Queen - A Night At the Opera

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Queen - A Day At the Races
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A Clockwork Orange

this is the Original Sound Track for Stanley Kubrick's film "A Clockwork Orange". this is very evocative music, and if you've seen the film before, you should have no trouble recalling it while listening to this marvelous recording. featuring music performed by Wendy Carlos and some orchestral snippets, you should check this out now!

A Clockwork Orange OST

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Tuesday, March 4, 2008

more Eno

this is one of those albums that just is good. this is "Another Green World" by Brian Eno. featuring robert fripp on guitar and filled with more purely instrumental music than any of his previous albums, this was perhaps the pinnacle of Brian Eno's career. check it out!

Brian Eno - Another Green World

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Fun Trick Noisemaker

this is the debut album by the Apples In Stereo. the first release from the indie powerhouse Elephant 6, "Fun Trick Noisemaker" is like a blueprint for all future Apples albums; its all there in embryotic form. from fuzzed out guitars to hummable melodies to head-whoosing effects, you'll find it all here. check it out!

The Apples In Stereo - Fun Trick Noisemaker

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