various artists Dust on the Nettles – A Journey Through the British Underground Folk Scene 1967-1972 Grapefruit CRSEGBOX 030 (3CD) This is not the first collection to delve into whatever we’re calling this music this week… acid-wyrd-psychic-prog-folk-marshmallows…. but it could …
The release, early last year, of a 180 gram vinyl edition of Gong’s landmark Camembert Electrique was widely regarded among the most significant prog reissues of recent seasons – and maybe it still is. Not in its own right, however, …
David Bowie left this world with a brilliant farewell concept album.
The new Sam Phillips biography “The Man Who Invented Rock ‘N’ Roll,” and its compilation on Yep Rock Records, both get a 5-star rating.
A long lost Roy Orbison album & the returns of Jack Scott & the Pixies Three brighten the holiday season for collectors
Lance Canales’ new album “The Blessing and the Curse” is a great addition to recent Americana releases
The album “Alone in the Universe” features 10 sterling examples of the latter-day ELO sound, with each song sounding like a potential classic rock hit.
A round-up of the books, reissues, box sets and new releases that kept us spinning (and cycling) all year long…. BOOKS Attila the Stockbroker – Arguments Yard: My Autobiography (Cherry Red Books) Subtitled “35 Years of Ranting Verse and Thrash …
One could be excused for sighing at the prospect of another round of Procol Harum reissues, but Esoteric’s dip into the same catalog offers its own set of sterling reasons to make the investment once more.
Spin Cycle reviews new releases from Queen, Velvet Underground, Eric Clapton and more.