Thriller – Michael Jackson

Released November 30, 1982 this album cost $750,000 to produce and sold one million copies a week. Within a year it sold 66 million copies worldwide. It was the first to reach 30x Platinum in the U.S. (Their Greatest Hits by The Eagles is the only other album ever to do so). It won a…

BeyoncĂ© – BeyoncĂ©

Released December 13, 2013 this is her fifth solo album. Developed as a visual album, the songs are accompanied by non-linear short films meant to illustrate the concepts of the project. It was dropped with out warning and immediately went to #1 on the US Billboard 200 (her fifth album to do so) and was…

channel ORANGE – Frank Ocean

Released July 10, 2012 this debut album is an unconventional mix of styles and genres; focusing mainly on the theme of unrequited love. It peaked at number 1 on both the US and UK charts and is certified gold in both countries. It has been named as one of the best albums of 2012 by…

The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses

Released May 2, 1989 this debut album was not an immediate success but later became a popular due to the bands high-energy performances. They are responsible for creating the “Madchester” music scene (which merged alt.rock with acid house and dance. Other bands that soon joined this scene were The Happy Mondays, The Inspiral Carpets, and…

Songs in the Key of Life – Stevie Wonder

Released September 28, 1976 this ambitious double LP with a four-song bonus EP was Wonder’s eighteenth album. Certified 10x Multi-Platinum (Diamond) selling over 10 million copies. It is in the Library of Congress and was #57 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list. Prince called this “the best album ever recorded.” Jason:…

Hotel California – The Eagles

Released December 8, 1976 this is one of the best-selling albums of all time. Two of the three singles went to #1 and the album won 2 Grammy Awards but lost Album of the Year to Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours. . It is certified 26x Platinum selling over 42 million copies world wide. It is #37…

2019 Movies

Avengers: End Game – B (95%RT) A small indie film about several friends dealing with the aftermath of the death of their loved ones. Depression, MPD, obesity, anger, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety. Bumblebee – B (93%RT) – This is basically E.T. but with a giant robot. So …the Iron Giant? Cold War – A- (94%RT)…