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TOM PETTY: Psychotic Reaction (CD)

They tell us..... CLASSIC 1991 BROADCAST FROM THE INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN TOUR Given their enormous mid 1980s success, with hit record after hit record and an appearance at Live Aid in 1985, by the end of the decadethings had surprisingly gone quiet for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Petty himself had temporarily broken […]

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Stage fright: classical music’s dark secret

Ivan Hewitt writes: Stage fright is like madness; it comes without warning, out of a blue sky. That’s how it came to Scottish pianist Steven Osborne, one of the most intelligent and sensitive pianists around. About ten years ago, during a performance of Mozart’s 23rd Piano Concerto, he suddenly started worrying that he was about […]

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Then and Now (3CD) by Larry Carlton

"This 3 CD set is the perfect introduction to the work of guitar maestro Larry Carlton who has been one of the most in-demand guitarists in the worlds of jazz, smooth jazz, jazz fusion, pop and rock since his earliest recordings in 1968. CD1 features tracks from 3 classic recordings - Larry Carlton (1978), Sleepwalk […]

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STEPHEN STILLS: And The Eagle Flies (Limited edition 8CD Box Set)

They tell us ….. Limited edition 8CD Box Set Fully remastered 10 show, 8CD limited edition box set, featuring FM broadcasts from 1973 to 1995 Incredible value with an Introductory pre-order price of £16.99 for first 100 orders. Manassas - Bananafish Gardens, NY 16th April 1973 WBCN-FM Portland, Oregon, 10th April 1976 Palladium ,New York, […]

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A Man I’d Rather Be (Part 1) (4CD Box) by Bert Jansch

We are told ..... 4CD 24-page hardback book Comprising Bert’s seminal 1960s output (alongside his only album as a duet with Pentangle bandmate John Renbourn) this four disc set covers an era that forged creative paths for everyone from Neil Young to Johnny Marr. New listening notes from Bill Leader, as well as unseen photographs […]

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Christianne Stotijn. Songs by Berg, Schubert and Wolf. Christianne Stotijn/Joseph Breinl: Onyx ONYX 4009

Christopher Breunig writes as follows:  This collection of songs about dreams and fantasies has been sitting in the equivalent of my ‘in tray’ for far too long, I discover! The Delft-born mezzo has been coached by Jard van Nes and Dame Janet Baker, and was chosen by Haitink for his Mahler ‘Resurrection’ performance at this […]

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