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Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington – Album Review

The rise and fall of legendary jazz musicians is an overlapping narrative of eras, styles, and historical moments. Thelonious Sphere Monk is one of the undisputed greatest American musicians of all time, though the journey to his legendary status was far from glamorous. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KshrtLXBdl8 Monk was a “musician’s musician,” praised by the artistic community, but…
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Best Canadian Country Music Artists 2017

While Nashville might be known for being the country capital of the world, Canada is home to plenty of talented country artists.  Without further delay, here are our top ten picks for best Canadian Country Music Artists of 2017! 10. High Valley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIlgKuHFePA Hailing from Blumenort, Alberta, High Valley consists of brothers Brad and Curtis…
dookie by green day album review

Dookie by Green Day Album Review

Much to the dismay of many in the East Bay punk scene, Dookie was released by Green Day on February 1st, 1994. It was Green Day’s first release with a major label, which the more cynical of their former fans found unforgivable. They were even banned from playing at infamous 924 Gilman Street in West…
in utero by nirvana album review

In Utero by Nirvana Album Review

In Utero was Nirvana’s third and final studio album, released about six months before Kurt Cobain’s untimely demise. Though officially ruled as a suicide, many fans believe in a variety of conspiracy theories which suggest otherwise. We won’t get into that controversy here, though it probably does bear mentioning that In Utero was originally titled…

Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins Album Review

Today is the greatest day I’ve ever known, because I’m going to write a review of Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins. I would like to procrastinate, but this can’t wait ‘till tomorrow. Catapulting them into the mainstream, Siamese Dream would prove to be their second most popular release. Despite often being lumped in with…

Ritual de lo Habitual by Jane’s Addiction Album Review

by: YC Today I will review the album Ritual de lo Habitual by legendary L.A. rock band, Jane's Addiction. The album featured two different covers.  The original album cover is shown above, featuring Santerian-inspired artwork by Perry Farrell made from chicken wire and papier-mâché that many stores found disagreeable and would not sell due to the nudity portrayed,…