UK’s State Records label has a simple mission: “Our main aim is to make records that sound like records used to!”
As an edition to our monthly Quick Picks in Goldmine, here are some more ‘picks,’ recommended by the Editor.
With all the independent music releases out there, it can be hard to separate the good from the bad. Here are some recent releases that we sorted through.
David Bowie …Hours (Music on Vinyl – MOVLP 1400 – vinyl) With the fiftieth anniversary of the release of “The Laughing Gnome” now less than eighteen months away (April 14, 2017 – make a note in your diary!), fandom is …
Kevin Godley Spacecake (Hand Held Company Ltd) Once upon a time, there was a band called 10cc. “Rubber Bullets,” that was them. “I’m Not In Love” and “The Dean and I.” “Old Wild Men” and “Sand in my Face,” “One …
Brian James The Guitar That Dripped Blood (Easy Action EARS 068) Welcome to the 1971 show. Yeah, you remember 1971. The MC5 were at their noisiest, the Pink Fairies were at their greatest; and, between those two poles, there existed …
Director Asif Kapadia’s fantastic documentary Amy tells the story of the life, career, and tragic death of the British singer Amy Winehouse.
New Jersey’s Grip Weeds offer up 17 swirling, slightly trippy sonic land mines that are simultaneously catchy as all get out and slightly dangerous, to boot.
With just eight total songs, it’s hard to say that Lodge is capable of writing a complete album of music that is still relevant today.
Music with messages for peace is still needed all these decades later and is an example why the album “Spirit of ’67” remains as timely as ever.