The Stone Roses – The Stone Rose ★★★½

Year Album Artist Stars Score Genre 1989 The Stone Roses The Stone Roses ★★★½ 73 Rock Psychedelic Rock Madchester The Stone Roses’ 1989 self-titled debut album is a little disjointed and underwhelming at times, but overall the band brings a lot of good songs to the table and moves in a bunch of different directionsContinue reading “The Stone Roses – The Stone Rose ★★★½”

Technique – New Order ★★★½

Year Album Artist Stars Score Genre 1989 Technique New Order ★★★½ 70 Rock New Wave Alternative Dance I really enjoy New Order’s Technique because it fits perfectly into its time period. Are the lyrics corny? Sure. Are the synths and dancy percussion over the top? You bet. Do their basslines take the lead from theContinue reading “Technique – New Order ★★★½”

Bleach – Nirvana ★★★

Year Album Artist Stars Score Genre 1989 Bleach Nirvana ★★★ 55 Rock Alternative Rock Grunge Not exactly the best representation of what Nirvana will become in the years that follow, but Bleach is an album that built the groundwork for an entire decade of music.  Wailing, screeching guitars over a havey, distorted grunge fuzz. AContinue reading “Bleach – Nirvana ★★★”