Reviews

Goldmine reviews of albums, DVDs, concerts, etc.

Bill Nelson – not Be Bop, but still Deluxe

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Be Bop Deluxe were an interesting band.  Regardless of whether or not you actually liked them (and a lot of people didn’t, which is why they remained a defiantly second division act in terms of rock history), they never failed …

Mike Pinder makes a Promise

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In days of old when knights were bold, and monsters stalked the planet… …somebody decided it would be a really good idea for them to all to go out and make solo albums.  Even the drummers. Yes did it, and …

More Fresh Fruits for Fuzz-phazed Fishermen

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Ballet school.  It sounds so elegant, doesn’t it.  Steeped in beauty, laced in loveliness… and a bigger nest of vipers you’ll never stumble upon.  Remember Vicky in The Red Shoes, tumbling in front of an on-coming train?  Remember Black Swan, …

Olias of Sunhillow – an SACD masterpiece

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Amid the manifold reissues and remasters meted out to the Yes catalog over the years, a handful of other related odds and ends have cried out for re-evaluation – and will probably continue to do so for a while to …