Discumentary

A Discumentary is an in-depth exploration of an essential album from the WYEP music library. Whether focused on a classic release from the 1960s or important album from the past decade, Discumentary gives you a sense of its backstory, impact, and above all, music from that album. Hosted by Brian Siewiorek.

Discumentary: Gillian Welch "Time (the Revelator)"

 
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Discumentary: Rufus Wainwright "Poses"

 
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Discumentary: "The Velvet Underground and Nico"

 
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Discumentary: "A Christmas Gift for you from Phil Spector"

 
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Discumentary: Uncle Tupelo "Anodyne"

 
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Discumentary: The The "Mind Bomb"

 
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Discumentary: Dusty Springfield "Dusty in Memphis"

 
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Discumentary: Rolling Stones "Exile on Main Street"

 
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Recorded in a humid basement in France, the Stones created this masterpiece without their pants on. Some have called it more of a Rock and Roll "field recording" than a studio album. Upon its release, it received a lukewarm reception, but the album is now known as a classic.

Discumentary: Liz Phair "Exile in Guyville"

 
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Upon its release, Interview Magazine called Exile in Guyville "folk rock that could make you blush". This is Liz Phair's response to the Rolling Stones classic Exile in Guyville -- a pretty big undertaking for a debut album.

Discumentary: Oasis "(What's the Story) Morning Glory?"

 
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Oasis' second album came somewhere between the band having the fastest selling debut in British history, and their declaration that they were bigger than the Beatles. This album is often considered one of the greatest albums in British rock.

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