A reviewer laments the loss of respect for the physical album and disregards the cheers about ongoing inroads made by downloads and streams.
AUSTRALIAN BLUES, CANADIAN AMERICANA, LOUISIANA ZYDECO, A “LIPSTICK TOMBOY,” A JAZZ SUPER-GROUP, A NEW ALLIGATOR & THE LAST OF THE ACID COWBOYS
The best of newly released power pop.
Goldmine Magazine’s latest set of Hall of Fame inductees features newcomers Giorgio Moroder, Phil Spector, David Foster, Patrick Leonard, Al Stillman & Carole Bayer Sager
Hawkwind Into the Woods (Cherry Red – CD) Is this a piano concerto before me? Yes, but only for a few seconds. Because then the guitars kick in, and everything else, and bow down, weakling, to the heaviest Hawkwind album …
The Complete Doctors of Madness 3-CD box set on RPM/Cherry Red. No apologies. This is what box sets were made for.
THE SOUND OF FUNKY ROOTS-ROCK, BLUESY AMERICANA, EURO PROG, THE BITCH IS BACK, BEING BLACK & THAT “WILD THING” GUY
Goldmine Magazine’s latest set of Hall of Fame inductees includes tunesmiths from the ’50s to present day, with Dave Appell, Billy Steinberg and Rod Temperton gaining induction
Delaney & Bonnie’s first and finest record, 1969’s “Home,” was recorded at the Stax studios in Memphis with Stax house musicians joining the duo.
One of the most exciting announcements of the last year or so was the news that the MVD Entertainment Group is now handling the Bear Family catalog.