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Pulp – Different Class

Pulp – Different Class       Stephen Thomas Erlewine: ‘….  Pulp don’t stray from their signature formula at all — it’s still grandly theatrical, synth-spiked pop with new wave and disco flourishes, but they have mastered it here. Not only are the melodies and hooks significantly catchier and more immediate, the music explores more […]

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Garbage – Garbage

Garbage – Garbage Garbage is the debut album by alternative rock group Garbage. It was released in the late summer and autumn of 1995 worldwide. “Stupid Girl” was nominated Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group in the 1997 Grammy Awards. The band was considered innovative for its fusion of […]

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The Apartments – A Life Full Of Farewells

The Apartments – A Life Full Of Farewells     Rick Anderson: ‘The first thing you notice on this disc is a muted trumpet playing a sad, midtempo refrain that echoes through the rest of the album and sets a mood that remains constant. All of the songs feature a shimmery, acoustic guitar-based sound and […]

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Clutch – Clutch

Clutch – Clutch Clutch is the second full-length album by rock band Clutch. It was released in May 1995 on East West Records and is the band’s best-selling album to date with total sales in the US at over 200,000 copies. The album is considered a staple of the 90’s stoner rock scene. If you […]

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Pavement – Wowee Zowee

Pavement – Wowee Zowee Wowee Zowee is the third studio album by Pavement. The album showcased a more experimental side of the group. Now Pavement – Wowee Zowee rightly acclaimed as a masterpiece — it’s conventional to call it Pavement’s best album but On April 11th, 1995, when they released their third album, Wowee Zowee, […]

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Gov’t Mule – Gov’t Mule

Gov’t Mule – Gov’t Mule Gov’t Mule is the self-titled debut album of southern rock/jam band Gov’t Mule. It has a very jam-oriented feel to it and was produced and mostly recorded live by Michael Barbiero in Bearsville Recording Studios with many tracks running into each other. “Mule” is still a concert favorite, and “Rockin’ […]

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Radiohead – The Bends

Radiohead – The Bends        The Bends is the second studio album by the English alternative rock band Radiohead, released on 13 March 1995 by Parlophone. The Bends was produced by John Leckie at EMI’s studios in London, and engineered by Nigel Godrich, who would go on to produce all future albums by […]

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InI – Center of Attention

InI – Center of Attention InI was a hip hop group composed of Rob-O, Grap Luva, I Love H.I.M., Marco Polo (not to be confused with the Canadian producer Marco Polo), now known as Jolomite, and DJ Boodakhan. The group started working on their debut album together with producer Pete Rock in the mid-90s, and […]

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Moby – Everything Is Wrong

Moby – Everything Is Wrong       Ned Raggett: ‘For some it was the pinnacle of his career, for others one of a continued string of triumphs (others doubtless cared not at all, thinking somehow that synth and dancebeats equalled musical insincerity, but such is life). Regardless of how one takes it, Moby – […]

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Sly And The Family Stone – Greatest Hits

Sly And The Family Stone – Greatest Hits       Stephen Thomas Erlewine: ‘Released in 1970 during the stopgap between Stand! and There’s a Riot Goin’ On, Sly And The Family Stone – Greatest Hits inadvertently arrived at precisely the right moment, summarizing Sly & the Family Stone’s joyous hit-making run on the pop and […]

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Sparklehorse – Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot

Sparklehorse – Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot AMG review: Sparklehorse’s 1996 full-length debut, Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot, has even more sad, beautiful, weird moments of spacy, rural folk-rock than it does letters in its name. Primarily the project of singer/songwriter/guitarist Mark Linkous, Sparklehorse’s sound embraces impossibly frail, cobwebby ballads like the album opener “Homecoming Queen,” “Most Beautiful Widow in Town,” and “Heart […]

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