Day 9/10 Album Challenge: Black Sabbath – “Paranoid” (1970)

Cottagemixtape.com is not paranoid about our 9th pick in our 10-day album challenge, Black Sabbath's sophomore album, Paranoid (1970). Paranoid altered rock and roll's musical landscape and condemned it a life of eternal damnation. It also influenced us too. I know, I know! Why pick the most obvious of the Black Sabbath albums? It's true …

Day 7/10 Album Challenge: The Rolling Stones – “Their Satanic Majesties Request”

No, I did not spell "Exile On Main Street" wrong, when it comes to my favourite Stones album, I choose "Their Satanic Majesties Request" (1967), the Rolling Stones short foray into psychedelia. Now, "Majesty" is not considered, by most, to be the best Stones album. They will say "Exile" or "Let It Bleed" or "Sticky …

The 10-Day Album Challenge: Albums That Influenced The ‘Cottage Country Mix’ Series

Recently, going around the socials is the 10-Day Album Challenge, where you post albums that have most influenced you. So, my buddy, Brendan, threw down the glove, and like that: it's a list-off (*not a competition). Needless to say, its a daunting task (picking favourites) but I wanted to do one for the Cottage Country …