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Propellerheads – Decksandrumsandrockandroll


  It’s big beat elite with The Propellerheads 1998 outing Decksandrumsandrockandroll. The dynamic duo of Will White and Alex Gifford hit the big time with their mix of large beats, knowing nods to pop culture and big guest collaborators like Shirley Bassey and David Arnold on the Bond theme re-jig of  ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret…

NWA – Straight Outta Compton


Released in 1998, the debut from the California crew N.W.A. is a landmark Hip Hop album, produced by Dr Dre and DJ Yella, Straight Outta Compton heralded a new dawn in West Coast Hip Hop. Out on Eazy-E‘s own Ruthless Records, it’s touted as being the genesis of gangsta rap, E on the cover brandishing…

David Bowie – Aladdin Sane


Ziggy, David, Major Tom, Thomas Jerome Newton, The Thin White Duke. You know them all, you also know the albums covers, iconic in many ways, classic sleeves for Hunky Dory, Diamond Dogs, The Man Who Sold The World and this gem from 1973, Aladdin Sane. Released after the massive success of The Rise and Fall…