Posts tagged "nirvana"

Album artwork of 'Weezer (Blue Album)' by Weezer

Weezer (Blue Album) Weezer

Weezer were unapologetically weird, yet strangely glamorous, which in itself brought a warming message; they showed us that it was cool to be uncool.

Album artwork of 'Gish' by The Smashing Pumpkins

Gish The Smashing Pumpkins

The record is a rich and gloriously grubby collage of sounds. It stands somewhere between Pixies and Nirvana, with an added injection of psychedelic rock.

Album artwork of 'In Utero' by Nirvana

In Utero Nirvana

Cobain, Grohl, and Novoselic had an elemental chemistry, and their controlled, aggressive introspection on In Utero lends itself to a heavy meditative state.

Album artwork of 'Superunknown' by Soundgarden

Superunknown Soundgarden

Superunknown is a sprawling record, spanning grunge, alternative metal, stoner rock, and psychedelia, all while being one of the '90s most accessible works.

Album artwork of 'Doolittle' by Pixies

Doolittle Pixies

Doolittle balances boisterous oddness with sweet and sugary pop tunes, making it not only Pixies' most intriguing record, but also the most accessible.

Album artwork of 'Daydream Nation' by Sonic Youth

Daydream Nation Sonic Youth

Noisy and arty, the album remains a kind of anti-epic; 70 minutes of exploratory rock with a flagrant disregard for pacing or commercial viability.

Album artwork of 'Paranoid' by Black Sabbath

Paranoid Black Sabbath

As far as straight up heavy metal goes, Black Sabbath's Paranoid is one of the very best. It's very sincere and reliably silly.

Album artwork of 'To Bring You My Love' by PJ Harvey

To Bring You My Love PJ Harvey

With Harvey it feels like you’ve stumbled across the ad hoc performance of a travelling mystic. It’s black magic with a smile.