The decade that gave birth to Millennials felt like it was in a constant state of identity crisis, and nothing showed that better than the music industry — everything from hair metal madness and synth pop classics to the birth of hip hop and the tide of new wave. Here are the most popular album cassettes of the s. Talking Heads — Remain in Light. Often considered their magnus opus, Remain in Light is like a genre melting pot experiment. Not much. Thriller and its magnificent seven singles speak for itself.
The late artist formerly known as , had a remarkable impact on music and culture. The little man oozed sex appeal and played a wicked guitar to boot. With just an acoustic guitar, standup bass and snare drum, this barebones band made minimalist nerd rock cool for perhaps the first time, but definitely not the last. From to , The Police released five full length albums. All rights reserved. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Reddit Email.
New Top 40 charts announced in Badlands, unlike Zhang's earlier work, included his vocals on most songs. The album was long listed as a nominee for the Polaris Music Prize.
In Zhang decided to end the Dirty Beaches project after releasing the instrumental album Stateless, on which he played sax. As Last Lizard, Zhang collaborated with jazz and improvisational musicians and released new solo pieces on Soundcloud, Vimeo and Vine. Carrying a stack of cassettes and spare batteries was a bit more of a hassle though. Mix tapes were a wonderful solution: You could create your own playlist, or make one for someone else, and because space on your cassette was limited to 60 minutes or 90, or if you were really lucky , you had to be ruthless in your selection, and only the very best tunes made your tape.
Cassettes are still doing well. While the 80s was the decade for Walkmans, most of the Most Wanted cassettes in the Discogs Database surprisingly date back to the 90s and even as recent as They recorded this self-released cassette as a trio before deciding to transform the group into a large band.
The problem at Juhu is that no matter how many times the authorities clear the massive amount of garbage that washes onto the shore, it just comes back , because so much waste is tossed into the ocean. It looks awful and smells worse. The good news is that Mumbai has finally taken notice and last year banned plastic , which greatly contributes to the detritus covering its beaches.
This beach has the unfortunate distinction of being the dirtiest in California according to Heal the Bay, a nonprofit working to improve safety and cleanliness in the watersheds of Greater Los Angeles. What makes San Clemente so dirty? Mostly untreated dry-weather runoff from a nearby storm drain and excrement from the birds that rest under the pier.
For its part, the city of San Clemente is studying the source of microbial bacteria, installing netting under the pier to detract birds and launching an ad-hoc committee to address the poor water quality. Thanks to these dogged efforts, there may come a time when this beach is clean enough to enjoy in earnest. Until then, there are much better and cleaner beaches to head to instead — also in Orange County, Treasure Island Beach near Laguna is considered one of the best in California.
On summer days, the sands here are covered with adults and children, many of whom frolic in the putrid waters. The city and county of Santa Cruz have been diligently working to improve water quality, with studies in the works to figure out the distribution of bacteria at the beach.
The bad news? There are other things to worry about in this once-teeming entertainment district that's lost much of its luster in recent years. Residents and visitors alike have a hard time with the ambience — or lack thereof — at this gambling-meets-beach destination, where empty storefronts and abandoned casinos abound.
Property crime and open drug use, though actually on the decline for some time, top the list of enduring complaints. There are some signs of life here, including new casino properties aimed at reviving the area. But for now, it's best to skip this said relic of a once-vibrant destination. Beaches located near major coastal cities are rarely clean and picturesque, and Tenean is no exception.
The Boston Water and Sewer Commission is conducting ongoing work to identify and address what exactly causes the pollution at Tenean Beach. In the meantime, you should head to other city beaches — like M Street Beach in South Boston, which boasts a rating of percent — instead.Kamilo Beach, Hawaii Man-made waste lies in abundance on Hawaii's Kamilo beach which consists mainly of plastic. So much is the content of plastic on the beach, that "plastic sand" has now sadly exceed the volume of the beach's natural sand.