Archive for November, 2012

Episode 41: WTF Edition

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: WTF Edition. Hosted by Rich Bachelor and Mark Mager. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most WTF’d Up vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Johnny Guitar Watson “What the Hell is this?” 1979 DJM Records
The Klowns “Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey” 1970 RCA Records
Van Halen “Fair Warning” 1981 Warner Bros. Records
Curtis Mayfield “Sweet Exorcist” 1974 Custom Records
When People Were Shorter and Lived Near the Water “Bobby” 1989 Shimmy Disc Records

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Episode 40: Bad Props

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Bad Props. Hosted by Mark Mager and Rich Bachelor. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most propped up vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Metal Church “Metal Church” 1984 Ground Zero Records
Slave “Slave” 1977 Cotillion Records
Melanie “Garden in the City” 1972 Buddah Records
Jethro Tull “Songs from the Wood” 1977 Chrysalis Records
Rick Wakeman “The Myths & Legends of King Arthur & the Knights of the Round Table” 1974 A&M Records

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Episode 39: Great Album Terrible Cover

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Great Album Terrible Cover. Hosted by Mark Mager and Rich Bachelor. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most great terrible vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Black Sabbath “Paranoid” 1970 Vertigo Records
Velvet Underground “Loaded” 1970 Cotillion Records
Steely Dan “Countdown to Ecstasy” 1973 ABC Records
Tortoise “TNT” 1998 Thrill Jockey Records
The Aluminum Group “Happyness” 2002 Wishing Tree Records

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Episode 38: Men Leaning

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Men Leaning. Hosted by Mark Mager and Rich Bachelor. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most mediocre vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Bent Fabric “Relax With Bent Fabric” 1968 Atco Records
Duane Eddy “The Best of Duane Eddy” 1965 RCA Records
Conway Twitty “Shake it Up” 1972 Pickwick Records
James Taylor “James Taylor” 1968 Apple Records
Michael Jackson “Thriller ” 1982 Epic Records

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