Spin Cycle reviews new music releases from Linda Thompson, Curved Air, Hawkwind, David Bowie, Peter Holsapple, Alex Chilton, The Action, Power Pop, Tangerine Dream and more!
published in Goldmine, October/November 2018 issues Ah, the ongoing saga of Mick’n’Keef’n’Charlie, too. To some, they’re more Strolling Bones than Rolling Stones, a travelling Broadway musical plowing through the same old crowd-pleasing motions to the strains of an iPod playlist. …
Steve Hackett, Danny Adler, Eddie and the Hot Rods and more reviewed!
For nine CDs of generally excellent sonics, generally brilliant music, and a heap of ’80s memories that you may or may not thank the 12-inch mixes for reminding you of, “Keychains and Snowstorms” is spectacular. Soft Cell were, after all, the only band in the entire synthipop boom that was carved of anything more than MTV-friendly pop.
You don’t buy Rolling Stones box sets like this because you don’t have the original albums. You buy them because they’re there. One day, you might even play them.
Reviews on new music releases from Contempo, Psychedelia 69, Residents, Phyllis Dillon, Pioneers, etc.
Here are selected music reviews taken from Goldmine’s July 2018 issue (plus a few extras!): from Ray Davies latest Americana album to a popular Eric Clapton documentary.
Here are selected music reviews from Goldmine’s June 2018 issue: from Ringo Starr reissues to Harvey Kubernik’s latest books.
Here are selected music reviews from Goldmine’s May 2018 issue: from a George Harrison tribute box set to Isaac Hayes reissues.
Bear Family’s fascinating, far-reaching 121-track Battleground Korea: Songs and Sounds of America’s Forgotten War presents such songs on four topical CDs: “Going to War Again,” “Somewhere in Korea,” “On the Homefront” and “Peace and Its Legacies.”