Live… Chicago 1978 (CD) by Son Seals with Johnny Winter

We are told ….. • Incredible performance, live from Wise Fool’s Pub, Chicago • The entire original WXRT-FM broadcast • Professionally re-mastered with background liners and rare archival photos. Son Seals with Johnny Winter, live at Wise Fool’s Pub, Chicago, Illinois, August 1978 Son Seals was one of the biggest blues stars to emerge from […]

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PHILIP GLASS: The Symphonies Nos. 1-10 (Limited 11CD Box Set)

Orange Mountain Music presents this new limited edition 11 disc boxed set – The Symphonies by Philip Glass. This collection features conductor Dennis Russell Davies who has arranged the commission of nine of ten Glass symphonies, leading the orchestras over which he has presided during the past 15 years including the Bruckner Orchester Linz, Vienna […]

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ESSENTIAL LISTENING: The Incredible String Band | The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion | The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter (2CD)

The Incredibles’ first three albums for Elektra Records, dating from 1966, 1967 and 1968 Clive Palmer left the group after the first album, resurfacing at a later date to form C.O.B. Mike Heron and Robin Williamson continued as a duo; ‘The 5000 Spirits’ made the UK Top 30 albums while ‘The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter’ was […]

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ESSENTIAL LISTENING: Creedence Clearwater Revival – Live At Fillmore West, July 4, 1971 (CD)

  This legendary CCR set truly marks the end of an era in the Bay, as it was closing night of Bill Graham’s Fillmore West venue, July 4, 1971. The boys from El Cerrito put together a blistering set and truly sent The Fillmore off in fine style. Remastered in audiophile quality and presented beautifully in […]

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ESSENTIAL LISTENING: Judy Collins – Antonia: A Portrait Of A Woman Soundtrack (CD)

The first official soundtrack to the 1974 Oscar nominated music documentary about pioneering female conductor Antonia Brico! Continas classical works by composers who inspired Antonia including a 31-minute Rachmaninoff piano concerto conducted by Antonia! Also includes songs by Judy Collins specially selected for inclusion by Collins! Antonia Brico (June 26, 1902 – August 3,1989) was […]

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S/T (CD) by Lindsey Buckingham Christine McVie

We are told ….. The longtime Fleetwood Mac Collaborators Team Up For their First Duets Record,After more than 40 years together as members of Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie have joined together to record their first-ever album as a duo. Simply titled Lindsey Buckingham-Christine McVie, the 10-song album will be released by East […]

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ESSENTIAL LISTENING: The Replacements – The Complete Studio Albums: 1981-1990 (8CD Box Set)

Between the free-jazz compositions and their forthcoming North American tour (their first in 25 years, natch), the Replacements have been staying active lately. Since reuniting in 2013, they’ve played a handful of shows, fueling rumors of a new album in the process. Today, the Replacments have revealed that a different release in the works: an eight-disc box set comprising the band’s seven-album discography, […]

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FAIRPORT CONVENTION: The Cropredy Box Old Boys XVI (3CD)

We are told: Recorded in 1997 during Fairport’s thirtieth anniversary concerts at the Cropredy Festival), it features all the surviving members of the band (with the exception of Ian Matthews) and presents them as individual line-ups. Every Fairport is represented, whether your own personal dream team is the dual-fiddle powerhouse featuring Ric Sanders and Chris […]

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Liszt the pianist: a Gramophone podcast

Pianist Dejan Lazic explores the genius of the composer and virtuoso. In the latest Gramophone podcast, pianist Dejan Lazic explores the genius of Liszt, from his legacy as a virtuoso soloist to his extraordinary transcriptions of the works of Wagner and Mozart among others. The interview – with Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford – also features […]

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WEATHER REPORT: The Legendary Live Tapes 1978 – 1981 (4CD Box Set)

A new 4 disc box set premiering A wealth of previously unreleased live material performed by the revolutionary electronic jazz-rock ensemble from 1978-1981 Weather Report: The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981, a monumental 4 disc boxed set of previously unreleased live concert performances from the groundbreaking electronic jazz-rock-funk ensemble whose revolutionary sounds continue to influence -generations […]

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The Stone Pony 8/26/94 & The Main Point, Bryn Mawr 1976 (2CD Bundle) by Warren Zevon

We are informed ….. The Stone Pony 8/26/94  WNEW-FM broadcast from the Stone Pony, Asbury Park, New Jersey on August 26th 1994. Energetic good humoured performance from the maestro captured in superb sound quality. The Main Point, Bryn Mawr 1976 – WHMR-FM Broadcast Live at the Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 1976 – Broadcast by […]

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Strangers In The Night (CD) by UFO

We are informed ….. UFO are an English rock band, formed in London in 1969. They became a transitional group between early hard rock and heavy metal and the new wave of British heavy metal. Over a career spanning 48 years, UFO have released 22 studio albums, 14 live recordings and 16 compilation albums, with […]

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ESSENTIAL LISTENING: Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers: L.A.M.F. Live At The Village Gate 1977 (Replica Mini-LP CD)

PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED live recording of Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers at the peak of their powers! These shows are referred to by band member, Walter Lure, as the best that the Heartbreakers ever played! Features special guests Robert Gordon and New York Doll, Sylvain Sylvain, on a rare performance of the Carl Perkins classic ‘Boppin’ […]

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