This week's episode of the AbsolutePunk Podcast takes a break from our regular "discuss the topics in the news" format to bring you a special episode. What we wanted to look at this week were the scene classics. What are the albums that define this music scene? What makes an album a classic? And why would we, specifically, pick it? Each one of the hosts had to narrow their selection down to three albums. We wanted to put some constraints on the list to make the choices more difficult. Then we all picked one extra "under the radar" personal scene classic. An album we consider to be in the same pantheon as the others but one that was probably under the radar or got missed by most fans of this music scene. The three of us go around the horn talking about each of our selections, why we picked them, what they mean to us, and try and flesh out an argument for why they belong in the "scene classics" discussion in the first place. We had a whole lot of fun with this episode and hope you enjoy it. After giving it a listen, please, feel free to join in on the conversation with your own picks for what are the top scene classics (and an under the radar pick!). I highly recommend adding some constraints, like you can only pick three, because it makes it much more difficult to pick only the best-of-the-best when you have to cut something you would consider a shoe-in. The episode can be streamed and/or downloaded below.
Also, quick note to say that we are going to be taking next week off from the podcast. I'll still be out of town and won't be able to record an episode.
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