The Afghan Whigs – 1965 (85)

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The Afghan Whigs’ three albums leading up to this one, Congregation, Gentlemen, and Black Love, are rightly hailed as classic examples of their time and have held up as the years have progressed. While Gentlemen is rightfully lauded as a highly influential record, upon its release, 1965 felt like it was the continuation of that…

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Mother Love Bone – Apple (95)

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Mother Love Bone’s debut release, Apple, is historic for so many reasons and all of which must start with the sad tale of their visionary lead singer, Andrew Wood, who tragically passed of a heroin overdose just days prior to its scheduled release.  To question ‘what could have been’ has such a troubling answer to…

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