Nirvamind Mixtape

Nevermind is the second studio album by Seattle’s rock band Nirvana. It was released on September 24, 1991, by David Geffen Company Records. Produced by Butch Vig, it was Nirvana’s first release on a major label, as well as the first to feature drummer Dave Grohl. On September 24, 1991, an other important album was…

9/11 : A Terror Odyssey (The NORAD Mixtape)

Tuesday, September 11, 2001, four California-bound commercial airliners, which took off in the northeastern United States, were hijacked mid-flight by 19 al-Qaeda terrorists. The hijackers were organized into three groups of five hijackers and one group of four. The first plane to hit its target was American Airlines Flight 11. It was flown into the…

Sparks [Ron & Russell Mael] Mixtape

Sparks is an American pop and rock duo formed by brothers Ron (keyboards) and Russell Mael (vocals) in Los Angeles. Known for their quirky approach to songwriting, Sparks’ music is often accompanied by sophisticated and acerbic lyrics, often about women or Shakespearean literature references, and an idiosyncratic, theatrical stage presence, typified in the contrast between…

Pearl Jam : Ten = 30

Guitarist Stone Gossard and bassist Jeff Ament had played together in the pioneering Seattle band Green River (with future Mudhoney‘s singer Mark Arm and guitarist Steve Turner and also Bruce Fairweather who eventually replaced Steve Turner on guitar and Alex Vincent on drums). Following Green River’s dissolution in 1987, Jeff Ament, Bruce Fairweather and Stone Gossard played together in Mother…

Scott Walker

“One of the most enigmatic and influential figures in rock history”  Mark Savage, BBC Noel Scott Engel (January 9, 1943 – March 22, 2019) better known by the stage name Scott Walker, was an American singer-songwriter, composer and record producer who lived most of his life in England. Walker was known for his baritone voice…

Radiohead • OK MiniDisc

MiniDiscs [Hacked] is a compilation of recordings by the English rock band Radiohead, made while they were working on their 1997 album OK Computer. It comprises over 16 hours of demos, rehearsals, live performances and other material. The recordings, taken from MiniDiscs belonging to singer Thom Yorke, were not intended for release; after they leaked…

Bike Mixtape

Critical Mass is a form of direct action in which people meet at a set location and time and travel as a group through their neighbourhoods on bikes. The idea is for people to group together to make it safe for each other to ride bicycles through their streets, based on the old mantra: “there’s…

Bunny/Rabbit Mixtape

Jacob Sewell (Bunny Boy in Harmony Korine’s Gummo, 1997) Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there. Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life, so… Happy Easter everyone ! Bunny/Rabbit Mixtape – Side A Bunny/Rabbit Mixtape – Side B DAW : Harrison Mixbus D/A…

John Carpenter Mixtape

On February the 5th 2021, John Howard Carpenter, American film director, producer, actor, screenwriter, and composer also known as The Master of Horror as released is third stand-alone album : Lost Themes III: Alive After Death. John Carpenter created Lost Themes albums in collaboration with his son Cody Carpenter and his godson Daniel Davies (son of…

A Tribute To Steve McQueen’s Small Axe

Small Axe is a British anthology film series, created and directed by Steven Rodney “Steve” McQueen. The anthology consists of five films which tell distinct stories about the lives of West Indian immigrants in London from the 1970’s to the 1980’s. The title references a proverb – “If you are the big tree, we are…

Runman Mixtape

[from Wikipedia] Running is a method of terrestrial locomotion allowing humans and other animals to move rapidly on foot. Running is a type of gait characterized by an aerial phase in which all feet are above the ground (though there are exceptions). This is in contrast to walking, where one foot is always in contact…