The former Oasis star shines at a magnificent show at Radio City Music Hall in midtown Manhattan.
The Christmas Records is a limited edition boxed set featuring all seven of the Fabs’ Christmas messages, each presented on a colored vinyl 7” single (white, red, blue, yellow, green, clear, and orange, respectively) and housed in a heavy-duty picture sleeve with the original artwork replicated.
The 2-CD release ‘1967: Sunshine Tomorrow’ in June 2017 served up plenty of rarities. And just before 2017 came to a close, two further releases had been issued that dig even more deeply into the year that saw the release of “Smiley Smile” and “Wild Honey.”
Dave Thompson reviews a stack of newly released books; subjects ranging from prog to punk rock.
New music reviews; everything from Wreckless Eric to Hawkwind have new albums (or box sets) out.
It’s hardly surprising, especially given Travis Pike’s wide array of endeavors — from making music to authoring books to working in film — that he’s an eclectic auteur. Goldmine highlights the artist’s best work.
Spin Cycle reviews the latest releases of Velvet Underground, Neil Young, Richard Hell, the Ramones, Ian Dury, United States of America, T Rex, Alice Cooper, Faces, Johnny Cash, Funk Inc., Three Pieces, Otis Redding, the Doors, Lee Brilleaux, etc.
New release reviews: Residents, Bordellos, JD Wilkes, A Year in the Country, Hunter-Ronson, Beautify Junkyards, Danny Adler, Billie Joe Spears and more.
There are plenty of books that make good music history guides for British Rock. Gillian G. Gaar explores this year’s most interesting releases.
Here are Spin Cycle columnist Dave Thompson’s picks for 2017.