Category Archives: 33 1/3 Odyssey

33 1/3 Odyssey: Nas’ Illmatic

by Chris Estey 33 1/3 is a series of pocket-sized books, each volume focusing on a single album. This is the seventeenth installment of our attempt to read all 57 (and counting) of these things, and to scribble some impressions of each. As always, please keep in mind that it’s always just one writer’s opinion,Read more...

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33 1/3 Odyssey: Wire’s Pink Flag

by Chris Estey 33 1/3 is a series of pocket-sized books, each volume focusing on a single album. This is the seventeenth installment of our attempt to read all 57 (and counting) of these things, and to scribble some impressions of each. As always, please keep in mind that it’s always just one writer’s opinion,Read more...

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33 1/3 Odyssey: Throbbing Gristle’s 20 Jazz Funk Greats

Yes, this is the twentieth installment in the series where we give love and thought to those little books of single album appreciation, the 33 1/3 series, appropriately spotlighting an album with “twenty” in its title. This was not intentional, as I actually just figured that out, because I was going to be writing upRead more...

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33 1/3 Odyssey: Guns N’Roses’ Use Your Illusion l & ll

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33 1/3 Odyssey: Nick Drake’s Pink Moon

33 1/3 is a series of pocket-sized books, each volume focusing on a single album. This is the seventeenth installment of our attempt to read all 57 (and counting) of these things, and to scribble some impressions of each. As always, please keep in mind that it’s always just one writer’s opinion, often skewed, andRead more...

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The 33 1/3 Odyssey: Slayer Reborn?

33 1/3 is a series of pocket-sized books, each volume focusing on a single album. This is the seventeenth installment of our attempt to read all 57 (and counting) of these things, and to scribble some impressions of each. As always, please keep in mind that it’s always just one writer’s opinion, often skewed, andRead more...

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The 33 1/3 Odyssey: The Sound of Falling Apart

Part 16: Shoot Out The Lights by Hayden Childs (#58 in the series) review by Chris Estey I’m really happy that in filling in for Spike in this series of reviews spotlighting the 33 1/3 book series I am able to write about an album that is probably in my top fifteen records of allRead more...

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The 33 1/3 Odyssey: It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Rimbaud (But I Like It)

33 1/3 is a series of pocket-sized books, each volume focusing on a single album. This is the twelfth installment of one person’s quest to read all 57 (and counting) of these things, and to scribble some impressions of each. As always, please keep in mind that it’s just one opinion, often skewed, and somewhatRead more...

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The 33 1/3 Odyssey: Are you there, Ozzy? It’s me, Roger.

33 1/3 is a series of pocket-sized books, each book focusing on a single album. This is the eleventh installment of one person’s quest to read all 56 (and counting) of these things, and to scribble some impressions of each. As always, please keep in mind that it’s just one opinion, often skewed, and somewhatRead more...

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The 33 1/3 Odyssey: Strange Relationships

33 1/3 is a series of pocket-sized books, each book focusing on a single album. This is the tenth installment of one person’s quest to read all 56 (and counting) of these things, and to scribble some impressions of each. As always, please keep in mind that it’s just one opinion, often skewed, and somewhatRead more...

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