Aftermath is almost 51 years old. Think about that for a moment; 51 years in the future is the year 2068. Damn.
There is never an overpowering sense of twang or bluegrass or honky tonk or western swing, but all of those elements live in harmony with the sound on this album.
My knowledge of Leon Russell is very limited: I know that he is greatly respected in the music world; I know he has worked with some of the greatest musicians to walk the Earth; I know that my uncle tells a story about sleeping with his wife one time.
The four songs on the two 45rpms that make up Why Don’t We Duet In The Road are as classic as classic country music can get.
Hefti in Gotham City sounds like you have been teleported back in time to New York City in the mid-1960s and have wandered into a big band jazz club filled with men in suits, cigarette smoke, expensive cocktails, and gorgeous women.
Killer Mike and El-P create a hip hop sound like no other. Run The Jewels 3 is an album you can put on the turntable and jam.
This record can be summed up in three words: polished garage rock.