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.
This year’s Beatles and Beach Boys CD sets were perfect examples of how to celebrate a music anniversary.
The DVD/CD presents the outstanding vocal prowess of lead singer Jim Kerr, taking us back to the past with all the Simple Minds hits.
With a 50th anniversary Deluxe Box Set of The Doors debut album — and a London Fog set leading up to it — Rhino Records celebrates Morrison & Co. properly.
The Complete Doctors of Madness 3-CD box set on RPM/Cherry Red. No apologies. This is what box sets were made for.
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.