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

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There is nothing paranoid about our day 9 pick, Black Sabbath's Paranoid (1970) For our Day 9 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 …

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

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With its lenticular cover The Stones "Satanic Majesties Requests" showed a different dimension to the Rolling Stones sound. 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, …

Bands In The Woods Wednesday: Pink Floyd In The Woods

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The loon-atics are on the grass. Pink Floyd kicking it in the woods. photo by Storm Thorgerson Remember when Pink Floyd got along? Indeed, remember when everyone got along (maybe never), and would hang out in the forest. Here, today in Bands In The Woods Wednesday we have Pink Floyd, hanging out in the woods. …

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

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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 …

5 Music Shows To Binge Watch On YouTube

No Netflix, no problem. Cottagemixtape.com has compiled a list of binge worthy music shows to watch on Youtube. From rocumentaries, to mockumentaries to variety shows these are perfect for captive watching or to have on while you are working indoors. We took the liberty of adding long playlists on each program so there is plenty …

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