Articles tagged “album”

Why You Should Listen to D’Angelo’s Voodoo Through Your Headphones

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There are several ways to define the headphone experience. Our first installment in this Discogs series of albums that sound great on headphones, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon, is the pinnacle of a classic approach — let’s call it “stoner whoa” — where the studio is used to achieve an altered state […]

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I Listened to the Whole Wish You Were Here Album for the First Time

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I woke up this morning to a burnt orange sky and thoughts of a slow apocalypse. What better time to listen to Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here for the first time? This isn’t my Pink Floyd introduction. At seven years old, when I was obsessed with The Wizard of Oz, my mom sat me […]

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Wayne Coyne Talks Life, Fast Food, and What It Means to Have an American Head in 2020

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I have gotten more and more negative as the year has dragged on. I just want it to be Christmas, so we can all have something to look forward to, then draw a line under this bizarre, challenging, and, in many ways, depressing year. I was in this foul funk where I seemed to be […]

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How Judas Priest Created Painkiller at the House of Brad and Angelina 30 Years Ago

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Judas Priest’s Painkiller was more than just a comeback album for the iconic British group. It was a bold new statement of intent and a record that would prove to be highly influential on the European metal scene in the early 1990s. The quintet showed that they still had plenty of fire left and could […]

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5 Highlights from The Rolling Stones’ Goats Head Soup Box Set

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By the end of 1972, according to Keith Richards, Switzerland and Jamaica were the only two countries that welcomed The Rolling Stones across their borders thanks to their rough and rowdy ways on tour. In no rush to cut the party short, the band chose to continue their Jimmy Miller years under the watchful eye […]

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Why You Should Listen to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon Through Your Headphones

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When a few of us here at Discogs started tossing around ideas for albums to feature in this new series about the joys of a headphone experience with vinyl, we knew we wanted to start with something iconic. The Dark Side of the Moon immediately came up, but we were worried. It’s a short walk […]

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The 30 Happiest Albums of All Time

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To say this year has been a misadventure would be an understatement. It would be easy to wrap ourselves in the prevailing mood like a wet blanket and start spinning a sad album to match these “interesting times.” However, we believe in the importance of finding joy in the little things, whether that’s finding a […]

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7 Great Finds on Paul McCartney’s Flaming Pie Archive Collection

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Paul McCartney took his fans on a wild ride in the 1990s. The first half of the decade was largely spent celebrating his past, thanks to a pair of quality live albums (1990’s Tripping The Live Fantastic and 1991’s MTV Unplugged Official Bootleg) as well as an exhaustive multimedia deep dive into the history of […]

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25 Years Ago, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Released E. 1999 Eternal, A Classic That’s Forever Human

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Harmony is powerful. Choir singing has been linked to boosting the immune systems of those with cancer and scientists have argued that the human brain is more receptive to harmony. It’s also why a rap group from a forgotten town in the Midwest was able to make cop killing, welfare checks, and unspeakable illegal activity […]

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A Love Letter to CCR’s Cosmo’s Factory at 50 Years Old

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One Saturday when I was a kid, my mom dragged me to a department store. She probably promised me a new comic book. As she shopped in the Exasperated Single Mothers section, I wandered away and started crawling through racks of clothes. I didn’t realize we were near the record department, which had an old-school […]

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