In their issue no 67, Clash Magazine, among other things, revisit the 20th anniversary of the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ legendary worldwide breakthrough album Blood Sugar Sex Magik – with nostalgic in-depth feature. In the online preview, written by Simon Harper, readers can remind themselves of the basic story behind the band prior to this album and its epic making-of procedure, as well as what music inspired the Red Hots to come up with their capital masterpiece. For the rest, you’ll have to grab the print edition of Clash.
Here’s an excerpt:
By 1991, the self-titled debut album by the Red Hot Chili Peppers was seven years old, and it sounded it. The ascent of the group, though promising and peppered (pun intended) with great tunes, was hampered by modish production skills by producers who failed to harness their increasingly popular and fantastic live shows, and quickly dated. It’s now twenty years since the release of ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’, and it still sounds as fresh, invigorating and relevant as it did back then.
Read the rest of the article here.