Closing of 2020

Sault - Untitled (Black Is) & Untitled (Rise) (discogs.com)

Closing of 2020. What was good? What wasn’t? What were the main events? What blog stories were favorite? A look back at 2020.

LCD Soundsystem – Christmas Will Break Your Heart

LCD Soundsystem - Christmas Will Break Your Heart (2015) (genius.com)

On Christmas Eve in 2015 LCD Soundsystem released a new single, Christmas Will Break Your Heart. Such bliss!

The Clash top themselves with the stunning Sandinista!

The Clash 1980 (facebook.com/theclash)

1980 came to a fantastic end with the release of the impressive Sandinista! by The Clash: three albums filled with hiphop, jazz, dub, reggae, gospel, funk, rap, rockabilly, calypso, rock en disco!

Bob Marley And The Wailers Live!, the best live album of all time?

Bob Marley And The Wailers - Live! - Album cover print proof (ha.com)

In 1975 Bob Marley And The Wailers released the beautiful, impressive and classic Live! Reggae had arrived and was here to stay!

Mayte also releases an album, Child Of The Sun

Mayte - Child Of The Sun (bol.com)

In 1995 Mayte released her first (and last) album on NPG Records. The story of that album and her introduction to and departure from Prince’s world.

Sly And The Family Stone release one of the best compilations of all time

Sly And The Family Stone 1970 (youtube.com)

Sly And The Family Stone released one of the very best albums of all time in 1970: Greatest Hits. The best compilation album ever?

Prince -The 15 best remixes!

Prince - 15 Best Remixes - Header (apoplife.nl)

This time the A Pop Life panel pondered the question which Prince remix was the best of them all and came up with the ultimate list!

Kate Bush makes her comeback with the beautiful Aerial

Kate Bush - Aerial (katebush.com)

After a twelve year abscence Kate Bush returned to the world of music in 2005. Aerial reminded everyone just how good and unique Kate Bush still was. A look back.

Outkast releases the fantastic Stankonia!

Outkast - Stankonia (amazon.com)

After the impressive Acquemini, Outkast almost effortlessly equalled it in 2000: Stankonia. The story behind masterpiece number two!

Today in 1980 Frank Zappa performed in Buffalo

Frank Zappa - Buffalo (zappa.com)

On October 25th, 1980, Frank Zappa and his alien, perfect band played in Buffalo, New York. A look back on a fantastic show and release!