Ago 25 2014, 8:04 di sco703
Dic 31 2013, 21:42 di xynobiaSpurred on by a discussion of the Year in Metal with my friend Mathromancer, I'm reflecting back on the year in music. Bear with some navel gazing as I stare into the musical mixed bag that was 2013, as well as look forward to what 2014 has in store.
Side A: An Overview
2013 was a year of tempered steel. In spite of some major discoveries in metal, a quick look at my charts reveals some bizarre backpedaling:
The year began with lots of Billy Joel during my annual S.A.D. fest. The Stranger helped me get through the winter doldrums, although it may be a long, long time before I put on 52nd Street again. I don't know how I feel about saying that "Billy Joel got me through a long winter one time", but I might as well feel honest. Thanks, Piano Man.
Speaking of creature comforts: a rekindled affair with some old favorites, nostalgia trip or spiraling upwards? Black Sabbath was my most listened-to artist of 2013 and I haven't even heard the new album. Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, and Green Day all appeared in the Top 30. …
Mar 8 2013, 21:29 di SharpasKnivestime to enter the world of vinyl
records I own as of now
David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (first record :))
Billy Joel - Glass Houses, 52nd Street
John Denver - Greatest Hits, Windsong, Back Home Again
Air Supply - The One That You Love, Lost in Love (don't ask)
The Beach Boys - Endless Summer
The Living Constitution of the United States
Gen 1 2013, 5:27 di CioffDogg1/15:
Island of Lost Minds (CD)
Close to the Edge (CD)
Babel (Gentlemen Of The Road Edition) (CD)
American Beauty (Digital Download - Album)
Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Digital Download - Song)
People, Hell and Angels (CD)
Welcome Oblivion (CD)
The Next Day (CD)
So She (Bonus Track) (Digital Download - Song)
Plan (Bonus Track) (Digital Download - Song)
I'll Take You There (Bonus Track) (Digital Download - Song)
Blonde on Blonde (Digital Download - Album)
All That For This (CD)
Rising Force (Record)
Back in Black (Record)
Physical Graffiti (Record)
Get Your Wings (Record)
Cat Scratch Fever (Record)
Elton John's Greatest Hits Volume II (Record)
Against the Wind (Record)
Heavy Metal (Record)
Screaming for Vengeance (Record)
Honky Château (Record)
Set 19 2012, 22:36 di bruziePart three of my journey of listening to all RS500 albums.
400: The Temptations, Anthology - 6/10
399: Tom Waits, Rain Dogs - 7/10
398: ZZ Top, Eliminator - 7/10
397: Massive Attack, Blue Lines - 8/10
396: Roxy Music, For Your Pleasure - 6/10
395: LCD Soundsystem, Sound Of Silver 7/10
394: Randy Newman, Good Old Boys - 6/10
393: M.I.A., Kala - 7/10
392: The Beatles, Let It Be - 7/10
391: Jackson Browne, The Pretender - 6/10
390: The White Stripes, Elephant - 7/10
389: Don Henley, The End of the Innocence - 6/10
388: Various Artists, The Indestructible Beat of Soweto - 7/10
387: Wu-Tang Clan, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) - 6/10
386: Steely Dan, Pretzel Logic - 6/10
385: Bob Dylan, Love and Theft - 8/10
384: The Who, A Quick One - 6/10
383: Talking Heads, More Songs About Buildings and Food - 7/10
382: The Modern Lovers, The Modern Lovers - 7/10
Mag 2 2012, 3:28 di RadioKaKaSee also: Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of all time (2010 Edition)
Rank (2012/E) Year Artist – Album (featuring the highest-ranking track on the list of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of all time, if it includes)
1 1967 The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, featuring "A Day in the Life"
2 1966 The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds, featuring "God Only Knows"
3 1966 The Beatles – Revolver, featuring "Eleanor Rigby"
4 1965 Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited, featuring "Like a Rolling Stone"
5 1965 The Beatles – Rubber Soul, featuring "In My Life"
6 1971 Marvin Gaye – What's Going On, featuring "What's Going On"
7 1972 The Rolling Stones – Exile on Main Street, featuring "Tumbling Dice"
8 1979 The Clash – London Calling, featuring "London Calling"
9 1966 Bob Dylan – Blonde on Blonde, featuring "Just Like a Woman"
10 1968 The Beatles – The Beatles, featuring "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"
Feb 9 2012, 1:17 di CioffDogg
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