Discumentary: The Ramones "Ramones"

The debut album from the Ramones was released in the Spring of 1976.  The band was already making waves with the fast intensity of their live shows.  Recorded over a week on February 1976, for a little more than $6,000, this groundbreaking album is now considered a classic.

Discumentary: Nina Simone "Nina Simone Sings the Blues"

"Nina Simone Sings the Blues" was released in 1967.  She was trained as a classical pianist while growing up, and embraced jazz early in her career. This album was unlike anything she had recorded at that point in her career, a raw and rough approach to the Blues. 

Discumentary: The Jimi Hendrix Experience "Electric Ladyland"

"Electric Ladyland" by The Jimi Hendrix Experience was released in 1968. This is the third, last, and most experimental album that the band released.

Discumentary: The White Stripes "White Blood Cells"

The third release by the White Stripes showcases a more polished and refined sound than their previous efforts. The songs on the album show the range of the group’'s influences, from Led Zeppelin to early Delta Blues. 

Discumentary: The Pixies "Doolittle"

The Pixies second album was released in 1989 and was the album that helped them break out in the United States. The album conquers a diversity of subject matter (love, religion, surrealism) amid a variety of musical styles with elements of surf rock, punk and pop. 

Discumentary: Linda Ronstadt "Heart Like a Wheel"

Ronstadt's fifth album was released in 1974, and made her a star. She perfects her folk-rock sound through covers of songs by Paul Anka, Hank Williams and Anna McGarrigle. This album had number one hits on the Country and Pop charts, went platinum, and even earned Ronstadt a Grammy award.

Discumentary: Sigur Rós "Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust"

Translated to "With A Buzz in Our Ears We Play Endlessly", Sigur Rós' 5th album was one of many changes.  They developed it with a different process, recorded it outside of their home country of Iceland, with a different producer.  The result is one of their more happy sounding albums.

Discumentary: The Black Keys "Brothers"

The Black Keys' sixth release is also the first album recorded at the legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in 25 years.  "Brothers" is considered the band's breakout release, it went to #3 on the Billboard Album Chart and won the group 3 Grammy Awards.


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