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: Blondie "Parallel Lines"

 
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This album began Blondie’'s rise to stardom, and rocketed them past many of their CBGB’'s contemporaries as far as commercial success goes. This album contains "Heart of Glass", their first (and definitely not their last) #1 single in the U.S.

Discumentary: Belle and Sebastian "The Boy with the Arab Strap"

 
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Belle and Sebastian grew out of a class project and became a sensation in the U.K. due to word of mouth. This, their third album, is steeped in a wide array of musical influences. It grew their fanbase even more and earned them a coveted Brit Award.

Discumentary: Beck "Odelay"

 
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Armed with more than two turntables and a microphone, Beck's sophomore effort mixes various genres of music together, resulting in an album that bridges the gap between country and hip hop. Produced by the Dust Brothers, this is Beck's most talked about album.

Discumentary: The Cranberries "Everybody else is doing it, So Why Can't We?"

 
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Discumentary: The Beach Boys "Pet Sounds"

 
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Discumentary: Marcia Ball "Gatorhythms"

 
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Discumentary: Joan Armatrading "Walk Under Ladders"

 
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Discumentary: Ryan Adams "Gold"

 
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After the demise of his first band, Whiskeytown, Ryan Adams went solo with the album "Heartbreaker", to much critical praise. But it was his "Gold" album that broke him out into the mainstream, earning him crossover success and new legions of fans. 

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