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DUST OFF THE VINYL: Steely Dan’s The Royal Scam remains reminiscent but unique 

DUST OFF THE VINYL: Steely Dan’s The Royal Scam remains reminiscent but unique 

September 15, 2017

Steely Dan’s fifth album, The Royal Scam, is a great album with many unique styles. The album is very reminiscent of Steely Dan’s other works but st...

THE DAY RAP STOOD STILL

THE DAY RAP STOOD STILL

September 12, 2017

A$AP MOB: “COZY TAPES VOL. 2” Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy is an upbeat playlist, perfect to listen to when you wanna make things more lively, as ...

DUST OFF THE VINYL: ‘In the Court of the Crimson King’ holds up as progressive rock classic

DUST OFF THE VINYL: ‘In the Court of the Crimson King’ holds up as progressive rock classic

May 11, 2017

It’s rare to run into a single artist or album that can be attributed to launching an entire genre, but it wouldn’t be inaccurate to say that the progressive...

DUST OFF THE VINYL: ‘Kid A’ delivers a cold but emotional masterpiece

DUST OFF THE VINYL: ‘Kid A’ delivers a cold but emotional masterpiece

April 6, 2017

This week on Dust Off the Vinyl, i’m going to be discussing the masterpiece of the English rock band Radiohead, Kid A. Released three years after the...

DUST OFF THE VINYL: Wu-Tang Clan captures lightning in a bottle with ‘Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’

DUST OFF THE VINYL: Wu-Tang Clan captures lightning in a bottle with ‘Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’

March 23, 2017

The essence of New York hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan’s debut record Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) is something that’s fleeting but beautiful, a unique...

FOREIGN FRIDAYS: Girls Generation delivers classic K-POP charm

FOREIGN FRIDAYS: Girls Generation delivers classic K-POP charm

March 10, 2017

I’ll tell you right now: SNSD brought it with this album. My lace-front came clean off. SNSD, known in the United States by Girls Generation, is a Korea...

DUST OFF THE VINYL: ‘Flood’ delivers a truly fun experience

DUST OFF THE VINYL: ‘Flood’ delivers a truly fun experience

March 9, 2017

There are a lot of different ways for an album to be “fun” -- there are lots of rock and punk bands that are fun to listen to because they’re ful...

COOK: Diverse ‘Divide’ exemplifies Ed Sheeran’s maturing artistic talent

COOK: Diverse ‘Divide’ exemplifies Ed Sheeran’s maturing artistic talent

March 7, 2017

Ed Sheeran continues to impress fans with his wide range of diversity and ability to make seemingly everything sound beautiful no matter the lyrics or tempo. ...

DUST OFF THE VINYL: The Clash’s ‘London Calling’ remains celebrated rock classic

March 2, 2017

On Dec. 14, 1979, the English punk band The Clash released their third studio album, London Calling. Immediately it was recognized both commercially and crit...

DUST OFF THE VINYL: ‘Spiderland,’ an unsung influence on contemporary rock

DUST OFF THE VINYL: ‘Spiderland,’ an unsung influence on contemporary rock

February 23, 2017

While you may not have heard of it, Spiderland is probably one of your favorite indie artist’s favorite albums. The 1991 record by the experimental math ro...

DUST OFF THE VINYL: Cuomo reveals dark personal issues — and makes a masterpiece — through ‘Pinkerton’

DUST OFF THE VINYL: Cuomo reveals dark personal issues — and makes a masterpiece — through ‘Pinkerton’

February 16, 2017

Each Thursday in Dust Off the Vinyl, I’ll take a retrospective look at a classic album in order to provide insight into defining works of genres or e...

FOREIGN FRIDAYS: Venezulean Arca develops complex depiction of homeland

FOREIGN FRIDAYS: Venezulean Arca develops complex depiction of homeland

February 10, 2017

In Mutant, Arca manages to construct impressive soundscapes, mix traditional style with experimental and convey strong emotion all without saying a singl...