Discumentary

A Discumentary is an in-depth exploration of an essential album from the WYEP music library. Whether focused on a classic release from the 1960s or important album from the past decade, Discumentary gives you a sense of its backstory, impact, and above all, music from that album. Hosted by Brian Siewiorek.

Discumentary: The Kinks "…Are the Village Green Preservation Society"

 
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Discumentary: Patti Smith "Horses"

 
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Discumentary: Pearl Jam "Vs."

 
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Discumentary: James Brown "Live at the Apollo Theater"

 
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Discumentary: "The Harder They Come" Soundtrack

 
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Discumentary: The Ramones "Ramones"

 
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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"

 
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"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"

 
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"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"

 
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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"

 
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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. 

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