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.”
Roger Glover and others gathered to tell the tale of… well, a musical adaptation of illustrator Alan Aldridge and poet William Plomer’s ‘The Butterfly Ball & The Grasshopper’s Feast,’ a delightful tale that combined semi-psychedelic intent and art into one of the most enduring childrens’ books of the age.
Five CDs round up what is surely the last word on the Dolls’ unreleased archive, at least so far as listenable artifacts are concerned.
Here are selected reviews from Goldmine’s March 2018 issue: from Queen to Tim Buckley.
Fleetwood Mac revealed a knockout new team in 1975 with its self-titled ‘Fleetwood Mac’ and this Rhino reissue in turn knocks it out of the park.
Here are Spin Cycle columnist Dave Thompson’s picks for 2017.
Album reviews galore from the Spin Cycle blog!
Kevin Ayers, Lady June, Ollie Halsall The Happening Combo (CD) (Market Square) An odd one, this. Maybe even, on first glance, a misleading one. But a rewarding one, all the same. Effectively, The Happening Combo cherrypicks tracks from three separate …
Spin Cycle reviews Regalcrabmophone’s new releases: Stay, Honey Pot, Chemistry Set and Astralasia
Box sets and reissue sets from Hanoi Rocks, The Feelies, Counting Crows, and others, certainly make the cut.