Author Archives: Dave Thompson

Reviews: Judy Dyble & Andy Lewis, Blackmore’s Night, Alan Lee Shaw, John Foxx, 3 Teens Kill 4, Ed Palermo, Overend Watts, Cheer Accident, Marcia Griffiths, Miriodor, Lives of Angels, Bubblemath, Rich la Bonte, the Rings, Noise Reduction System, I Speak Machine,

Judy Dyble/Andy Lewis Summer Dancing (CD) (Acid Jazz) With her own next solo album hurtling through the pipeline, Judy Dyble rounds off a triumphant season of live shows (capped at Cropredy over the weekend) with Summer Dancing – a collaboration …

Eric Stewart – 2.5cc Speaks and Rocks Out

Eric Stewart Things I Do For Love (e-book) (itunes.apple.com/gb/book/things-i-do-for-love/id1207456782?mt=11) Anthology (2 CD) (Lemon/Cherry Red CDLEMD 229) One day in late 1975, New Musical Express-reading fans of 10cc were shocked to encounter a vituperative letter from Eric Stewart, taking issue with …

Collecting reggae records 101

Important points to ponder if you’re considering collecting old reggae records; old as in 1960s or early ‘70s; and records as in original Jamaican pressings.