Tag: debut albums

  • What Songs Were on the First Album You Ever Bought?

    What Songs Were on the First Album You Ever Bought?

    That’s the question we’re asking, answering, and passing along in Episode One of Soundfly’s new podcast, “Themes and Variation.” Check it out!

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  • Public Enemy’s Model for Breaking “Second Album Syndrome”

    Public Enemy’s Model for Breaking “Second Album Syndrome”

    Looking for a cure to the dreaded “Second Album Syndrome”? Look no further than Public Enemy’s brilliant 1988 sophomore release for answers.

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  • The Day the Music Died, and 4 More Band Tragedies of the 20th Century

    The Day the Music Died, and 4 More Band Tragedies of the 20th Century

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. One of the most significant tragedies in the history of rock ‘n’ roll, and certainly one of rock’s very first serious tragedies, happened on February 3rd, 1959. […]

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  • Album Histories Monthly: The Buggles – ‘The Age of Plastic’

    Album Histories Monthly: The Buggles – ‘The Age of Plastic’

    Welcome back to our new series on Flypaper, Album Histories Monthly, which brings you the story of a single album each month, in the month that it was originally released. Last month, we covered Afrika Bambaataa’s Planet Rock. This month:  The Buggles – The Age Of Plastic Release Date: January 10, 1980 The Buggles became forever associated with MTV when their music video […]

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  • Album Histories Monthly: Afrika Bambaataa – ‘Planet Rock’

    Album Histories Monthly: Afrika Bambaataa – ‘Planet Rock’

    Welcome back to our new series on Flypaper, Album Histories Monthly, which brings you the story of a single album each month, in the month that it was originally released. Last month, we covered Joan Jett’s I Love Rock ‘n Roll. This month:  Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force – Planet Rock Release Date: December 1, 1986 “Back then there was no such […]

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  • Wilder Daze on Figuring It All Out By Doing It Himself

    Wilder Daze on Figuring It All Out By Doing It Himself

    Welcome back to Soundfly’s weekly interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. New York’s Wilder Daze released his debut album, Golden Hour, this fall: a bright, narrative journey through the […]

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  • Album Histories Monthly: Joan Jett – ‘I Love Rock ‘n Roll’

    Album Histories Monthly: Joan Jett – ‘I Love Rock ‘n Roll’

    Welcome back to our new series on Flypaper, Album Histories Monthly, which brings you the story of a single album each month, in the month that it was originally released. Last month, we covered the Replacements’ 1984 goofball-punk classic, Let It Be. This month:  Joan Jett and the Blackhearts – I Love Rock ‘n Roll Release Date: November 18, 1981 “Looking […]

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  • Malcolm Young, Who Led AC/DC from the Shadows, Dies at 64

    Malcolm Young, co-founder, rhythm guitarist, and soulful driving force behind the legendary rock group AC/DC, passed away on November 18, 2017. He died peacefully at the young age of 64 after an extended battle with dementia, surrounded by family members. AC/DC is one of the greatest rock groups of all time, both culturally and financially. […]

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  • Veni Om on Creating Non-Religious Spiritual Music to Seek Inner Peace

    Veni Om on Creating Non-Religious Spiritual Music to Seek Inner Peace

    Welcome back to Soundfly’s weekly interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. Nick Millevoi has been following the Dutch duo Dead Neanderthals ever since the first […]

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  • Alap Momin (Third Culture Kings, dälek) on Recording His Entire Album on An iPhone

    Alap Momin (Third Culture Kings, dälek) on Recording His Entire Album on An iPhone

    Welcome back to Soundfly’s new interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. Alap Momin (dälek) and Jan Johansen (Glorybox) are the team behind the newly minted Third […]

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