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…

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…

Flower Travellin’ Band

Flower Travellin’ Band (フラワー・トラベリン・バンド, Furawā Toraberin Bando) Flower Travellin’ Band is a Japanese rock band that was formed in 1967. They were connected to Japan’s counterculture movement and noted for their mixture of early heavy metal with psychedelic and progressive rock. They received wide acclaim from critics but failed to achieve commercial success and separated in…

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…

Love Is A Mixtape

There are all kinds of mixtapes and there is always a good reason to make one… Love is definitely the most obvious one ! “A song nobody likes is a sad thing. But a love song nobody likes is hardly a thing at all.” ― Rob Sheffield, Love Is a Mix Tape “123456… You’re printed…

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…

Edward Van Halen – RIP Mixtape

Edward Lodewijk van Halen (January 26, 1955 – October 6, 2020) Eddie Van Halen was a Dutch-American musician, songwriter, producer, and inventor. He was the main songwriter and lead guitarist of the American rock band Van Halen, which he co-founded in 1972 with his brother, drummer Alex Van Halen, bassist Mark Stone, and singer David…

Guns N’ Roses : Appetite for Mixtape

Guns N’ Roses, often abbreviated as GNR, is an American Glam Metal/Hair Metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985. When they signed to Geffen Records in 1986, the band comprised vocalist William Bruce Rose Jr. aka Axl Rose, lead guitarist Saul Hudson aka Slash, rhythm guitarist Jeffrey Dean Isbell aka Izzy Stradlin, bassist Michael Andrew « Duff »…

Beastie Boys Mixtape

Beastie Boys were formed out of members of New York’s experimental hardcore punk band the Young Aborigines in 1978, with Michael “Mike D” Diamond as vocalist, Jeremy Shatan on bass guitar, guitarist John Berry (who died May 19, 2016, at a hospice in Danvers, Massachusetts of frontotemporal dementia) and Kate Schellenbach (currently playing with Luscious Jackson) on drums.…

Back to School Mixtape

My parents divorced when I was 3 and I grew up with my mother. As far as I can remember, I always was a “street boy”, trying to escape home… and school. My relationship to the education system has always been complicated, but I never hated school. Actually, for me school was above all a…