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Beastie Boys - Aglio E Olio

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Black and White Wednesday! Let's Talk About...  Beastie Boys - Aglio E Olio  If you missed out on the fact of Beastie Boys actually being a well informed group of punk rock kids, this record should be the next one on your list. It's blistering, furious, snotty and everything that generally makes up a fun punk rock record. Full of angst, distorted bass lines and high speed attack, it reminds me of the Polly Wog Stew EP which is where many, including myself, discovered the punk rock world of the Beastie Boys. It sounds as though it was recorded in a better studio setting and I hope this one stays in print for a while because...

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Sturgill Simpson - Ballad of Dood and Juanita + Cuttin' Grass Vol 2

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Let's Talk About...  Sturgill Simpson - Ballad of Dood and Juanita + Cuttin' Grass Vol 2  It's no secret that country music is not my first choice for listening. However, I am always onboard with a burning batch of blue brass. Cuttin' Grass Vol.2 kicks the album off with a top speed assault of mandolin, guitars, and banjos. This is something i'll always be amazed by. This team really does shoot fire from their fingertips. Ballad is a little different though. This one is a more traditional concept album that lives in the world of classic country but has a touch of bluegrass also. Guess what? It still hooked me. Great album and...

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Alice in Chains - Dirt

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Let's Talk About...  Alice in Chains - Dirt 2LP  This may be one of the greatest records released in the year 1992. Packed full of solid riffs, amazing poetry and an emotional angle that is basically an epitaph for so many unfortunate souls who have decided to step into the dark world of hard drugs. This is the equivalent of Appetite for Destruction for the Seattle area, imo. It's a masterpiece and many will enjoy it for many more years to follow. Even better, the band also released Jar of Flies which is equally passionate and equal to the power of this record. Hear a track from the...

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Jungle Brothers - Straight Out The Jungle

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Let's Talk About...  Jungle Brothers - Straight Out The Jungle LP Feeling nostalgic for the days when hip hop was straight forward, in your face and all about having a good time? Maybe you are doing some research and keep hearing the elders talk about "The way it used to be''? If either of these fit your search criteria, this Jungle Brothers album will transport you directly back to the 80's and get your foot tapping, head nodding, reflecting on the intelligent lyric delivery and wondering what your next hip hop purchase is going to be. A modern masterpiece or a classic reissue to remind you of the foundation of...

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Killing Floor - Self Titled

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Let's Talk About...  Killing Floor - Self Titled LP Step forward for a rad slab of 60's era blues based rock and roll that feels so hot it may melt the stylus on your turntable. There is nothing lame about this record and it's gonna be well received at your next holiday gathering of beer drinkers and hell raisers. One could cue this up beside an early Stooges record, Canned Heat or maybe an MC5 release and feel absolutely confident everyone in the room is getting down. Grab one in store at @collectiveclothing or find similar on our web store at InherentRecords.com When...

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