Read about worthwhile CD releases and how reissuing 70s quad on SACD might well be the smartest thing anyone’s done in years.
Of all the Zappa live albums out there (and there’s a lot, so we have to be careful what we say), the double album rendering of his December 1976 New York shows has always occupied a prominent position in the fan club’s “best of” ratings.
CD reviews, from Dana Gillespie focusing on the years she spent in the public orbit of one David Bowie to the ninth album by Professor Louie and the Crowmatix,
We don’t mean to be crude, but the passage of time is a real pain in the patootie. Hey, whatever your name is, play some Be-Bop Deluxe! The band that should never be forgotten. And, for your pleasure, here’s an interview with Deluxe guitarist Bill Nelson.
Reviews of newly released CDs and CD sets from the likes of Peter Hammill, Massive Attack, The Residents, Tear Gas and more.
A round-up of new and notworthy vinyl and CDs, including Family’s BBC box set and Black Sabbath’s best compilation on red vinyl via Rhino.
Depending upon which side of the Atlantic you were raised on, the term “glam rock” means different things to different people. Phil King discusses the story of Junkshop Glam and the new “All the Young Droogs” box set.
by Dave Thompson Third Ear Band Elements 1970-1971 (3 CDs) (Esoteric/Cherry Red) If you don’t know the Third Ear band, stop reading and look them up on Youtube. We’ll see you back here in about thirty minutes. If, on the …
All the recent Elvis Presley releases fit to print. If you’re an Elvis collector, here are our recommendations.
A remastering gives an “Electric Ladyland” reissue greater clarity and punch. And how can you beat all the extras a 3-CD/1 Blu-ray deluxe edition box set can give to you?