Frankenchrist is the third album released by the American hardcore punk band Dead Kennedys in 1985 on Alternative Tentacles. The album is an example of the progressive, psychedelic side of Dead Kennedys' musical personality.
Give Me Take You is the debut studio album by English singer-songwriter and musician Duncan Browne. It was released in 1968 through Andrew Loog Oldham's Immediate Records. On the record, Browne employs a folk music sound that is informed by rock, pop, and classical elements, with baroque—inspired arrangements.
EPMD is an American hip hop duo from Brentwood, New York. The duo's name is a concatenation of the members' names "E" and "PMD" or an acronym for "Erick and Parrish Making Dollars", referencing its members: emcees Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith.
One Nation Under a Groovewas Funkadelic's most commercially successful album, and one of its most critically lauded. It is also regarded by many as the greatest funk album of all time and ranks at or near the top of many "best album" lists in disparate genres.The album was later featured onVibemagazine's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century list. In 2003, the album is ranked number 177 onRolling Stonemagazine's list ofthe 500 greatest albums of all time,maintaining the rating in a 2012 revised list.The album is listed as one of the1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.
Gang Starr is an American hip hop duo, consisting of MC Guru and DJ/producer DJ Premier. Some of their top hits include "Mass Appeal", "Take It Personal" and "Above The Clouds". Gang Starr was at its height from 1989 to 2003, and are considered one of the best MC-and-producer duos in hip hop history.
Computer Gamesis the debut album by American funk musicianGeorge Clinton, released byCapitol Recordson November 5, 1982. Though technically Clinton's first "solo" album, the record featured most of the same personnel who had appeared on recent albums byParliamentandFunkadelic, both formally disbanded by Clinton in 1981. Conceived in the aftermath of a period marked by financial and personal struggles for Clinton, "Computer Games" restored his popularity for a short time beforeP-Funkfell victim to renewed legal problems and scant label support in the mid 1980s.
According to Glenn Kenny ofTrouser Press, after the end of hisParliament-Funkadeliccollective, Clinton's album was titled as a "nod to the burgeoning wave oftechno-funkthat was beginning to overtake almost every other form ofdance music; rather than reject the new technology, he adapted it here in his own unique way".
The single "Loopzilla" hit the Top 20 R&B charts, followed by "Atomic Dog" which reached No. 1 R&B but peaked at #101 on the pop chart.
The album was listed bySlant Magazineat #97 on its list of "Best Albums of the 1980s."
The album was accompanied by a single release of thetitle track, which was successful inFrance. To cater to the band's international audience, all releases of the album werebilingual, with lyrics in both English and German.
Little Walter - The Best of Little Walter, Vol. Two
"This ten-song budget compilation continues the overview ofWalter'senormous output for the Chess label. For rock fans, the most familiar track on here is the original version of "Boom Boom (Out Go the Lights)." But there's more where that came from, including the smoking uptempo "It Ain't Right," the blistering instrumental "Boogie," and the soulful strut of "I Don't Play." Another bonus is the inclusion of an earlyMuddy Watersinstrumental featuringWalteron acoustic harp, "Evans' Shuffle." A great, cost effective way to add some moreWalterto the collection."
Los Bukis (The Bukis, buki translates as Little Kid in Yaqui language) are a Mexican Grupera band from Ario de Rosales, Michoacán. In 1975 the band was founded by cousins Marco Antonio Solís and Joel Solís. Their first song was Falso Amor ("False Love") and its style became popular in all of Latin America.
Earth A.D./Wolfs Bloodis the second album released by Americanpunk rockbandthe Misfits. It is the last album the group recorded with founding memberGlenn Danzigon vocals, who issued the vinyl record on hisPlan 9label in December 1983, two months after he played his last concert with the band. It was noticeably heavier and faster than their previous releases, showing more of ahardcoresound.
Since its release the album has often been referred to simply as "Earth A.D." amongst fans. The iTunes version of the album includes theDie, Die My DarlingEP and is titledEarth A. D. / Die, Die, My Darling.
The original 9-song album was later issued with the three tracks fromthe band’s 1984 singleincorporated into the track listing: "Die, Die, My Darling", "Mommy, Can I Go Out and Kill Tonight?" and "We Bite".
Glenn Danzig has said that the tracks "Bloodfeast" and "Death Comes Ripping" were originally intended for release on the first album by his subsequent band,Samhain, but were added to what would be the Misfits' final record in a last-ditch effort to save the band.