||Lords Of The Underground|
Here Come the Lords (1993)
Lords of the Underground rattled off five great singles in a row between 1992-1994, all of which helped make Here Come the Lords one of the best rap debuts of 1993. "Psycho," "Chief Rocka," "Flow On," "Here Come the Lords," ...
This is an Enhanced audio CD which contains regular audio tracks and multimedia computer files.
This is unlike anything you've heard before. Mixing techno, retro, surf, dance, lounge, classic rock, and SoCal good times all in feel-good instrumentals, Titan's Elevator offers ...
||152 Minutes 33 Seconds - A Brief History Of Ambient, Vol. 1 (1993) |
Although it seemed to arrive out of nowhere in the early '90s, ambient music actually has a long and varied history, leading back to Brian Eno and Kraftwerk's electronic experiments in the 1970s, right up to Aphex Twin's textural techno ...
Named after the Greek mythological paradise that lays beyond the cold North wind, the 1983 release HYPERBOREA showcases Tangerine Dream's continued interest in automation and sampled beats, largely the influence of band member Johannes Schmoelling, who joined the band in ...
Personnel: Grant "Daddy G" Marshall, Horace Andy, Nicolette, Tracey Thorn (vocals); Chester Kamen (guitar); Craig Armstrong (piano); Robbie Merrill (drums).
Audio Mixer: Nellee Hooper.
Recording information: Massive Attack And Antenna Studios, Bristol, England; Wild Bunch Studios, London, England.
Photographers: Matthew Donaldson; Eddie Monsoon; ...
Operation Stackola (1995)
Samples include "What You Won't Do For Love" (as performed by Bobby Caldwell).
In the tradition of artists like Too $hort, Dru Down and E-40 who have raised Oakland's rap scene, Luniz are another of California's "light it up and smoke ...
Head Over Heels (1995)
Track Listing: Crazy Cool; My Love Is for Real; Ain't Never Gonna Give You Up; Love Don't Come Easy; If I Were Your Girl; Sexy Thoughts; Choice Is Yours, The; Ho-Down; Under the Influence; I Never Knew It; Get Your ...
Le Roi Est Mort, Vive Le Roi (1996)
LE ROI EST MORT, VIVE LE ROI was nominated for a 1998 Grammy Award for Best New Age Album and for Best Recording Package.
On its third album, Enigma reshapes the most interesting aspects of its previous two into a distinctly ...
There's a long tradition in England of kiddie-pop bands who harmonize well, look good, sell syrup by the millions in the U.K. and can't get arrested in the U.S. The Spice Girls smash that mold by adding a point of ...
Becoming X (1996)
Sneaker Pimps have clearly mastered the art of having your cake and eating it too. On BECOMING X, the British band combines techno beats and samples with Big Rock Guitar and cutesy-girl vocals a la Letters To Cleo, covering all ...
"Da Funk" was nominated for a 1998 Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording.
"Around The World" was nominated for the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording.
Recorded at Daft House, Paris, France.
Recording information: Daft House, Paris, France.
Photographers: Nicolas Hidiroglou; Phillipe Levy ...
Book Of Spells (1997)
The Boneshakers, you might say, are a danceable roots rock version of Steely Dan -- two songwriters/instrumentalists/vocalists (Randy Jacobs and Sweet Pea Atkinson) compose tart, biting songs and perform them with ensembles of guest musicians, some bearing impressive credentials (in ...
|Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers|
Best of Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers (1988-1993) (1997) Top Seller
The Best of Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers (1988-1993) is an excellent 17-track compilation of Ziggy Marley's most popular work, featuring all of his best and best-known songs from the peak of his career. During the late '80s, Ziggy ...
Midnite Lover (1997)
MIDNITE LOVER continues his musical journey with surprising results. This album is a departure from the one-dimensional reggae/rap stylings he's so often associated with. The music here is varied, with more acoustic instruments and varied musical styles. Gospel, country, and ...
Psychedelic Surf Groove (1996)
Reissue Of Uny 17741
Common Sense: Nick Hernandez (vocals); Billy Sherman (guitar, keyboards); Jai Vatuk (guitar, keyboards, percussion); Larry Young (bass); Chuck Morris (drums).
Additional personnel: Pato Banton (vocals); Matt Fronke (trumpet); Johnny "Bones" Ervin (trombone, percussion); Danny LeMelle (saxophone).
Velvet Rope (1997)
"I Get Lonely" was nominated for the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
In her most personal and emotionally revealing album to date, Janet Jackson tackles subjects close to her heart, including homophobia, abusive relationships, AIDS, and sexuality. ...
Did they actually write the songs, each of which is credited to the Spice Girls plus a couple of songwriting pros? Do Posh and Ginger actually sing on them? Do you really care? In perfect bubblegum form, the Spice Girls ...
Flamenco Funk (1998)
Flamenco Funk is one of those joyously trashy records that comes along every once in a while -- an album so silly, so infectiously stupid that it breaks down any resistance. Los Umbrellos -- or more likely, producer Kenneth Bager ...
Mezzanine (1998) Top Seller
This is a limited-edition CD Digipak.
Recorded at Massive Attack and Christchurch Studios, Bristol, England.
Personnel: Horace Andy, Elizabeth Fraser, Sara Jay, Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshal (vocals); Angelo Bruschini (guitar); Neil Davidge (keyboards, samples); Dave Jenkins, Michael Timothy (keyboards); John Harris, ...
Shake The Planet (1999)
The hot and heavy Boneshakers were (not were) with Was (Not Was) throughout the excellent '80s, whipping out records and touring extensively with just about everybody. The band expanded over two decades into a dozen directions, all bountiful, dipping in ...
Anomie & Bonhomie (1999)
After a nearly eight-year hiatus, Scritti Politti returned to release an album in 1999, an event that seemed as unlikely as seeing Kevin Rowland in hold-up stockings. However, like Rowland and David Sylvian, Green Gartside risked his credentials as an ...
Honey To The B (1999)
British-born Billie Piper brings her chart-topping pop to the States with the release of her debut full-length album Honey to the B. The first ever British female with a number one debut on the U.K. pop chart, Piper's first album ...
Screen Behind the Mirror (2000)
There is a certain other-worldliness to the musical landscapes created by the artist also known as Michael Cretu. With Enigma, he is known for pioneering the synergy of traditional and world music with dance and electronica. Cretu's craftwork could be ...
Greatest Hits (2000)
In many ways, the long overdue release of this best-of by the multi-talented Abdul recalls a simpler time--a time when an animated alley cat could not only star in a video with a former Laker Girl, but actually get his ...
A three-year gap separates FOREVER from the Spice Girls' previous studio effort, and while those glistening hooks are still present, a more mature approach is evident. "Holler", the first single, shows the girls going a funkier route, yet retaining the ...