Hit the Tone! Black Sabbath’s Paranoid

Hit the Tone! Black Sabbath’s Paranoid

Hasn’t enough been said about this record already? Well, we hope not. Still, it never hurts to celebrate (on its 50th anniversary) a fundamental album in the history of metal and adjacent genres. Yes, folks: without Paranoid (without the first four Black Sabbath albums, actually), the long-haired dudes in high school would have only heard […]

Hit the Tone! Animal Collective’s Merriweather Post Pavilion

Hit the Tone! Animal Collective’s Merriweather Post Pavilion

Merriweather Post Pavilion, the 2009 album by Animal Collective fused the traditional with the avant-garde. How did they get those sounds??