Roland Kirk – I Talk with the Spirits

To close out CLASSICS WEEK 2014, we’re diving into one of jazz flute’s biggest touchstones: Roland Kirk’s I Talk with the Spirits.

Kate Bush – Hounds of Love

Kate Bush rules.

Iron Maiden – The Number of the Beast

In this latest installation of CLASSICS WEEK 2014, Anthony Fantano visits with Iron Maiden’s breakout album The Number of the Beast.

Kraftwerk – Trans-Europe Express

This latest installation of CLASSICS WEEK 2014 focuses on one of electronic music’s most pivotal albums: Kraftwerk’s Trans-Europe Express.

A Tribe Called Quest – The Low End Theory

For this latest installment of CLASSICS WEEK 2014, Anthony Fantano takes on a quintessential jazz rap album: A Tribe Called Quest’s The Low End Theory.

Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures

In this first installment of classics week 2014, Anthony Fantano reviews a shirt.

Bizarre Tribe: A Quest To The Pharcyde

Gummy Soul presents a collection of tracks that bring A Tribe Called Quest-inspired instrumentals under a number of vocal cuts from 90s-era hip hop start The Pharcyde. Stream and enjoy via the widget above, and download it on a name-your-price basis on Bandcamp.

CJ Fly – “The Error” (Prod. Cookin Soul)

Pro Era member CJ Fly shares a track from what’s gonna be his debut solo mixtape. “The Error” is smoothly produced by Cookin Soul, and Fly proves he can handle a track on his own with very few issues. Yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo…

King Crimson- In the Court of the Crimson King

CLASSICS WEEK: Decades after its release, In the Court of the Crimson King still stands tall as one of the greatest and most relevant progressive rock albums ever.


Dead Kennedys- Plastic Surgery Disasters

CLASSICS WEEK: Dead Kennedys’ Plastic Surgery Disasters is easily one of the most creative, colorful, and unique hardcore albums of the 80s. With stellar performances from the band and some of the best social satire out there from frontman Jello Biafra, this record deserves much more praise than it actually gets.