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The Opus

Consequence and Sony bring you an exploration of iconic albums and their ongoing legacy. Join host Adam Unze as he examines how masterpieces continue to evolve: shaping lives, shaking rafters, and ingraining themselves into our culture. Maybe you’re a longtime fan who wants to go deeper. Maybe you’re a first-time listener curious to hear more. Either way, you’re in the right place.


The Legacy of Alice in Chains' Dirt Spans Generations
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Alice in Chains’ Dirt Is a Work of Dark, Personal Lyrical Genius: The Opus
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How Alice in Chains' Sonic Alchemy Led to the Unique Sounds of Dirt: The Opus
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Alice in Chains' Dirt Was a Venn Diagram of Grunge, Metal, and Hard Rock: The Opus
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The Opus: Alice in Chains' Dirt is Coming Soon
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The Real Riot Behind Sly and the Family Stone's There's a Riot Goin On
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Sly and the Family Stone Really Was a Family Affair
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A Message About The Opus: Sly and the Family Stone
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There's a Riot Goin On: Sly and the Family Stone's Musical Riot Still Rages Through Decades of Sampling
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There's a Riot Goin On: Sly and the Family Stone Kicked Off a Funk Riot in 1971
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Ten: The Final Show of Pearl Jam's First Tour Heralded Future Stardom
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The Best Songs on Pearl Jam's Ten Aren't the Singles
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Ten: Jeff Ament's Art Helped Define Pearl Jam
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Ten: Pearl Jam Is Alive Because of an Unlikely Series of Events
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Cypress Hill’s Weed Rap Changed Cannabis Culture
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Cypress Hill Revolutionized Hip-Hop via Hard Rock and Latin Funk
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Cypress Hill’s Chemistry Made for Explosive Hip-Hop
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Cypress Hill: Southern California Was a Cultural Powder Keg
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Just As I Am: Bill Withers’ Songs and Booker T. Jones’ Mind Were a Match Made in Soul Heaven
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Just As I Am Episode 3: Bill Withers' Just as I Am Was Populist Soul for Complicated Times
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Just As I Am Episode 2: Bill Withers Remains a Voice of Protest
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Just as I Am: Bill Withers Went from Blue-Collar Everyman to Soul Legend
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The Score: Fugees In the Lab
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The Score: Fugees In Haiti
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The Score: Fugees In the Basement
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The Score: Fugees at the Crossroads
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Pearl: Janis Joplin, The Feminist Icon
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Pearl: The Last Days of Janis Joplin
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Pearl: The Janis Joplin We Never Knew
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Pearl: Janis Joplin Never Stopped Singing
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Abraxas: The Beats Beyond Santana
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Abraxas: Charting the Influence of Santana
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Abraxas: The Band Behind Santana
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Abraxas: Carlos Santana Truly Arrived After Woodstock
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Welcome to The Opus - Season 11: Santana's Abraxas
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Whitney Houston: Behold, the Everlasting Star!
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Whitney Houston: The Science Behind the Voice
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Whitney Houston: Whitney's Billboard Run Contains Multitudes
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The Infamous: Mobb Deep Crafted Their Own Language
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The Infamous: Experience Outweighs Practice
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The Infamous: Finding Success By Learning From Failure
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The Infamous: Mobb Deep's Commitment to the Truth
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Bitches Brew: Breaking Down the Album Artwork
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Bitches Brew: The Expanding Universe of Miles Davis
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Bitches Brew: The Indefinable Greatness of Miles Davis
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Bitches Brew: The Importance of Challenging Music
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Bridge Over Troubled Water: The Sounds of the Influenced [Bonus]
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Bridge Over Troubled Water: The Importance of Creative Conflict
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Bridge Over Troubled Water: The Bridge to Beyoncé
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Bridge Over Troubled Water: Sailing with Simon and Garfunkel
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London Calling: Radio Clash's Timeless Transmissions
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London Calling: Clash of the Cultures
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London Calling: The Clash's Great Rebellion
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Welcome to The Opus - Season 6: The Clash's London Calling
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Blizzard of Ozz: The People vs. Ozzy Osbourne
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Blizzard of Ozz: The Unexpected Influence of Ozzy Osbourne
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Blizzard of Ozz: The Prince of Darkness Finds Unlikely Shelter
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Welcome to The Opus - Season 5: Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard of Ozz
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Red Headed Stranger: The Wonderful World of Willie
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Red Headed Stranger: Betting It All on Being Different
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Red Headed Stranger: Willie Nelson's Outlaw Rebirth
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Welcome to The Opus - Season 4: Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger
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Grace: Keeping Jeff Buckley's Legacy Alive
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Grace: Buckley and Grace After Death
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Grace: Post-Gender, Post-Genre: The Voice of Jeff Buckley
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Welcome to The Opus - Season 3: Jeff Buckley's Grace
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Electric Ladyland: The Enduring Legacy of Hendrix
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Electric Ladyland: The Cinematic Immortality of Hendrix
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Electric Ladyland: The Studio Wizardry of Hendrix
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Electric Ladyland: The Deification of Jimi Hendrix
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Welcome to The Opus - Season 2: The Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland
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Blood on the Tracks: How Dylan Birthed Bootleg Culture
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Blood on the Tracks: Evaluating Dylan's Cinematic Legacy
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Blood on the Tracks: Beth Orton and Kevin Morby on Dylan's Songwriting Process
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Blood on the Tracks: Canonizing Bob Dylan's Human Opus
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Welcome to The Opus - Season 1: Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks
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