Album review: Woody Guthrie, American Radical Patriot (Rounder)

Andy Gill writes: Collected here across six CDs, Woody Guthrie’s recordings for the Library of Congress are one of the great treasures of American Demotic Art. Their mere existence seems, in an America latterly phobic about socialism, a miracle: the United States government preserving the songs and recollections of an avowed leftie – and, even […]

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A Hard Day’s Night: How The Beatles had Cliff Richard on the run

Andrew Roberts writes: In January 1963, British cinemagoers were enticed by posters claiming that, “It’s what happens when FOUR BOYS in a borrowed bus… (with built-in bunks and bath)… meet FOUR GIRLS with a single mission…MEN!!”. For a mere 1/9d,  the audience could see Summer Holiday – and vicariously experience the pleasures of sun and […]

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BOB DYLAN and FRIENDS: Decades Live… ’61 To ‘94 (8CD Box Set)

8CDs, Collectors Box Set with 16 Page Full Colour Booklet with Background Liners and Rare Images Exhilarating live performances across 4 decades of Bob Dylan masterpieces Includes broadcasts from various radio stations, including WBAI-FM, WNBC-FM and others. Since coming to prominence in 1962, Bob Dylan has never ceased to create and innovate, his remarkable songwriting […]

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Watch Your Step – The Final Performances Live ’91: (4CD Deluxe Boxset) by Steve Marriott’s Packet Of Three

This 4CD box set lovingly documents the final musical years of a true legend, a great songwriter, musician, and formidable frontman. Steve Marriott was sadly taken from us prematurely at the age of 44 on the 30th April 1991. Vocalist and guitarist in such great bands as Small Faces and Humble Pie, Steve clearly had […]

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Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti 3 CD expanded set with 7 previously un-released studio outtakes

This is a deluxe 3 CD package of Led Zeppelin’s sixth album, Physical Graffiti with the original artwork, plus the newly created negative artwork for the companion audio. The original album is newly remastered on 2 CDs; the 3rd CD features previously un-released studio outtakes. Includes a die-cut square slipcase to hold 3 wallets, booklet, U-card, slipcase […]

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ASTELL & KERN: Their AK Ti8e

They say: The AK Ti8e earphones are built by hand at Beyerdynamic’s facility in Heilbronn, Germany and come with accessories including a leather case, detachable, Kevlar-reinforced cables and eight choices of ear-tip. The AK Ti8e arrives powered by a ring magnet. The single-driver design omits the need for crossover filters. The earphones also come with […]

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Live In Los Angeles 1982 (2CD) by Gene Clark & Chris Hillman – Flyte

As founder members of the Byrds, Gene Clark and Chris Hillman will need no introduction to fans of folk-rock, country-rock or singer-songwriting. In 1982 the legendary singer-guitarists teamed up with Herb Pedersen (guitar / banjo), Al Perkins (steel guitar) and Trey Thompson (bass) to form the short-lived Flyte. These two superb sets were broadcast on […]

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ELECTRIC FLOOR: Fader EP

They tell us: New Wave-Synthpop Trio Electric Floor Release ‘Fader’ EP  FOR FANS OF: Psychedelic Furs, Peter Murphy, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Foreign Resort, Interpol, Kasabian FOR SHARING Fader EP https://vipchoyo-sound-factory.bandcamp.com/album/electric-floor-fader Bluedive stream https://soundcloud.com/electricfloor/electric-floor-bluedive Bluedive video https://youtu.be/ZBIlJUCM_tU All photo credits to Debora Chiarelli “Vocals as compelling as Richard Butler from The Psychedelic Furs or Peter Murphy of […]

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Southland (2CD) by Steely Dan

We are told ….   Steely Dan is considered one of the greatest bands to come out of America over the last forty years. The band recorded seven albums between 1972 and 1980 before going on hiatus for twenty years. These two concerts come from a period when the band were at the point of […]

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JEFFERSON AIRPLANE: Fly Translove Airways (5CD Limited Box) Track list included here

  They say ….. Limited edition 5CD Box Set featuring live FM broadcasts from 1966 to 1970 Best known as the hippie revolutionaries who produced Sixties pop nuggets like “White Rabbit” and “Somebody to Love,” Jefferson Airplane survived myriad personnel shifts, including the 1984 departure of founder/guiding light Paul Kantner, several name changes. Over its […]

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Pearl Jam – Raw Power (2CD+DVD)

  The 3 Disc Set celebrates the RAW POWER of Pearl Jam and features – on DISC 1 – a classic radio broadcasts made by the group during their most successful year – 1993. A collection of media interviews with the  band members follows on DISC 2, while the set is completed with a fascinating […]

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The Pretty Things – Live At The BBC (2CD)

Sourced from BBC Archives, rare performance footage of The Pretty Things in the 60’s and 70’s Contains expanded liner notes by Richard Morton Jack Sourced from the BBC archives, the set covers numerous tracks from the 1960 & 1970s period – including smash hits such as ‘Rosalyn’, Don’t Bring Me Down’, ‘Midnight To Six Man’, […]

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