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Records I Return To: White Light/White Heat

And then my mind split open.

It’s difficult to go back, after hearing a record like this. You’ll know pretty quickly whether it turns you on or not, but either way you’ll know that things like this exist. 1,436 more words


821. The Stooges - The Stooges

Brief Background: The Stooges was recorded in April of 1969 and released in August of the same year. The band originally only had five songs to record for the album and had to write three more quickly after those five were rejected as too short by the record company. 255 more words

836. Kick Out the Jams - MC5


Brief Background:  Kick Out the Jams was recorded over two nights in 1969 at the Grande Ballroom in Detroit on October 30 and 31.

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Timeless Classic Of The Day

More Than This by Roxy Music

Who can say where we’re going?

What we're listening to (#11): "Here Are The Sonics" by The Sonics

The Sonics are an American garage rock band who were most active in the 1960s, but still tour today. Here Are The Sonics was their aggressive debut album and featured a various mix of their own hard-edged numbers as well as a few rock-infused covers of songs by Richard Berry, Chuck Berry, The Fabulous Wailers and others. 273 more words


#446 - MC5, 'Back in the USA"

Released: 15 January, 1970
Label: Atlantic
Genre: Rock and roll, protopunk, hard rock
Producer: Jon Landau

This was interesting. I was listening to this driving across WA and expecting some hardcore punk for whatever reason. 62 more words

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