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This is Albums Are Dead, where we break down a different album at length each week. Come and hear facts you may know, some you may not know, and some that may not be correct (we try our best to get it right though!). Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-experts, but massive music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom.

This is Albums Are Dead, where we break down a different album at length each week. Come and hear facts you may know, some you may not know, and some that may not be correct (we try our best to get it right though!). Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-experts, but massive music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom.
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This is Albums Are Dead, where we break down a different album at length each week. Come and hear facts you may know, some you may not know, and some that may not be correct (we try our best to get it right though!). Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-experts, but massive music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom.

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English


Episodes

Episode 21: Discovery

12/13/2018
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On this week's show, we review the fantastic 2001 release by Daft Punk: Discovery! We talk about the making of the album, the beginning of the robots, and all of the samples! It's a fun show as always, so come and check it out now! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of links to old episodes and other stuff. Follow the show on Twitter: twitter.com/albumsaredead...

Duration:01:14:52

Episode 19: Check Your Head

12/6/2018
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On this week's show, we break down Check Your Head, the 1992 release by Beastie Boys. We break this monster down track by track, and talk about the background behind the making of this album, as well as the reviews. It's a fun episode as always, so come and check it out! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of links to old episodes and other stuff. Follow the...

Duration:01:08:41

Episode 18: Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

11/15/2018
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This week, the pals break down one of the biggest selling albums of all-time, Fleetwood Mac's Rumours. With the production of this 1977 album having been marked by intense interpersonal strife among band members, there is plenty of interesting stuff to talk about. Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of links to old episodes and other stuff. Follow the show on...

Duration:01:07:49

Episode 17: Doolittle

11/8/2018
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This week, we go indie as we discuss Doolittle, the fantastic 1989 release from The Pixies! Come and hear some background on the band, the album, and the indie music scene at the time. Learn why your hosts didn't get into this album and this band until years later. It's a fun episode as always, so come and have a listen! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of...

Duration:01:07:20

Episode 16: No Jacket Required

11/1/2018
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Phil Collins seemed to rule the pop world back in 1985, so we talk about No Jacket Required, his monster album from that same year. We cover the album track by track, and also talk about reviews, the tour, and Phil's performance at Live Aid in both London and Philadelphia. It's a fun episode as always, so come and check it out! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog,...

Duration:01:11:52

Episode 15: She's So Unusual

10/25/2018
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On this week's episode, we take a look at Cyndi Lauper's most famous album: She's So Unusual. We break the album down track by track, and also talk about Lauper's contribution to the rock n' wrestling connection of the early 80's. It's a fun show as always, so come and check it out! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of links to old episodes and other stuff....

Duration:00:56:19

Episode 14: Saturday Night Fever

10/18/2018
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It's disco week on the show, as we go back and talk about the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack! We give some information on The Bee Gees, the movie, and the rise and fall of disco. As always, it's a fun show about a classic album, so come and check it out now! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of links to old episodes and other stuff. Follow the show on...

Duration:01:13:32

Episode 13: Blood Sugar Sex Magik

10/11/2018
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On this week's show, we break down the 1991 release by Red hot Chili Peppers, Blood Sugar Sex Magik! This is an epic album with many tracks, so we plow through it in an hour. So many good songs and so many good stories! Come and check it out, now! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of links to old episodes and other stuff. Follow the show on Twitter:...

Duration:01:03:23

Episode 12: Prince's Purple Rain

10/4/2018
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On this week's show, we talk about Prince's epic 1984 album, Purple Rain. We discuss the movie that Prince starred in with the same title, as well as all of the other work that Prince was up to around this time. He was a busy dude! It's another fun show, so come and check it out now. Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of links to old episodes and other stuff....

Duration:01:13:17

Episode 11: NWA's Staight Outta Compton

9/27/2018
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We cover our first rap album on this week's show, and it's a great one with NWA's 1988 release, Straight Outta Compton! Come and hear the stories about the climate in LA at the time that this album was made, and the stories surrounding each of the tracks, including the title track and Fuck Tha Police. Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of links to old episodes...

Duration:01:12:00

Episode 10: Barenaked Ladies' Gordon

9/21/2018
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Some Canadian content this week, as we discuss the 1992 debut LP by Barenaked Ladies called Gordon. This album was huge in Canada, but wasn't nearly as popular in the US. We talk about the origins of the band, and break the album down track by track. It's a fun time as always, so check it out! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of links to old episodes and...

Duration:01:03:05

Episode 9: Pearl Jam's Ten

9/12/2018
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On this week's show, we talk about Pearl Jam's epic debut LP, Ten. @megamixdotcom takes us through the goodness of this album track by track, and gives many stories behind the recording of the album, as well as on the history of the bank. It's a great show for Pearl Jam fans, and fans who want to learn about a great album. Come and have a listen! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out...

Duration:01:07:37

Episode 8: George Michael's Faith

8/30/2018
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This week, we talk about George Michael's 1987 solo debut album, Faith. A monster album full of classic pop hits, this was an easy one to cover. We also talk about Michael's time in Wham! and his decision to go solo. As always, we cover the tracks, album reviews, and we talk about the massive Faith World Tour. Come and check it out now! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's...

Duration:01:03:26

Episode 7: Heart's Dreamboat Annie

8/23/2018
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On this week's show, we review Dreamboat Annie, the 1975 debut album from Heart. Originally released in Canada, and then later into the U.S., to acclaim and huge album sales. There are so many stories surrounding the band and the album at this time, and we share them with you here. Come and have a listen! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of links to old...

Duration:00:56:35

Episode 6: Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814

8/16/2018
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On this week's show, we review an absolute monster of an album: It's Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814. As always, we cover the making of the album, we do a track-by-track breakdown, we talk about the reviews, and we cover details on the album tour. As always we have piles of fun, and you will too when you listen! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of links...

Duration:00:56:50

Episode 5: (What's The Story) Morning Glory?

8/9/2018
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On this week's show, we break down the monster 1995 album (What's The Story) Morning Glory! by Oasis, a big album in North American, and one of the biggest albums in U.K. history. To help us out, our pal @DiscoStu81 joins us, to talk about growing up in England at the time that this album was released. It's informative and fun! Come and hear the discussion now! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to...

Duration:01:15:24

Episode 4: Parliament's Mothership Connection

8/2/2018
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On this week's show, we go back to 1975 to review the amazing Mothership Connection, a great release by Parliament. We talk about the making of the album, the odd concept behind the songs, and the many songs that would end up sampling some of the great music from this album. Come and hear all about this amazing funk classic now! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog,...

Duration:00:50:28

Episode 3: Van Halen's 1984

7/26/2018
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We made it to Episode 3! And this week, we talk about Van Halen's monster 1984 release, entitled...1984! We talk about the tracks, the tour, the reviews, and the eventual split between David Lee Roth and the band. It's a fun time as always, so come and check it out now! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's blog, full of links to old episodes and other stuff. Follow the...

Duration:01:06:30

Episode 2: Michael Jackson's Thriller

7/18/2018
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It's Albums Are Dead, where we break down a different album at length each week. And for Episode 2, we review the biggest selling album of all time. It's Michael Jackson's Thriller album, released in 1982. We tell stories about the album's background, talk about the tracks, talk about the tour, and tell some interesting stories that took place around the time the album was made. It's a good time, so come and check out the show now! Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring...

Duration:01:05:28

Episode One: Def Leppard's Hysteria

7/10/2018
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Here we go! It's the inaugural episode of Albums Are Dead, where we break down a different album at length each week. We start off with a bang, as we talk about Def Leppard's monster 1987 album Hysteria. Come and hear facts you may know, some you may not know, and some that may not be correct (we try our best to get it right though!). Albums Are Dead is a (hopefully) weekly podcast featuring non-expert music fans @sliiiiip and @megamixdotcom. Go to albumsaredead.com to check out the show's...

Duration:01:04:19