50 years ago Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr brought out their self titled White Album. Half a century is a mighty long time, but when an album as advanced and progressive as this comes along; time is flagged as nothing but a social construct. The Beatles created a soundscape that will live in infamy, paving the way for progression in the industry with a 30 song, 90 minute monster of an album that is rightfully regarded as one of the greatest ever. The White Album is troubled art, it’s less Picasso and more Jackson Pollock; less Mona Lisa and more Composition VII. Continue reading “The Beatles – The Beatles (The White Album): Classic Review”
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Released 24 years ago today, it still stands the test of time as one of the greatest hip-hop albums ever produced. Even now in 2017, Ghostface Killah’s bars and RZA’s masterful production ring true and have become staples of the genre.
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