THE RESIDENTS:13th Anniversary Show Live In The USA (2CD)

In 1986 The Residents went on their second tour. Entitled “The 13th Anniversary Show” and featuring exceptional guitar wizard Philip Charles Lithman aka Snakefinger, the tour was a huge success in both America and Europe. The band played a mix of their then catalogue, presenting songs from “Meet the Residents”, “Not available”, “The Big Bubble”, […]

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TONY MICELI: Interview

Victor L. Schermer writes:  Tony Miceli is a long-time master vibraphonist who, until a few short years ago, was relatively unknown outside of the Philadelphia area, when he started getting requests to perform and teach all over the world. Now, he is in demand in Ireland, South Korea, Argentina, and Australia, not to mention New […]

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Music evolution: Is this the end of the composer? By Rebecca Morelle Science reporter, BBC News

First published in 2012 Professor Armand Leroi from Imperial College London explains why he thinks a Darwinian computer program that can evolve music from noise could kill off the composer. You might think that creating the perfect piece of music – whether it’s a classical great, jazz masterpiece or pop hit – is all down […]

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CHRIS SQUIRE: Fish Out of Water (Deluxe Box Set 2CDs/2DVD/180g vinyl LP/2×7″ vinyl/poster/book)

  The 1975 solo album from Yes’ late founder and bassist Chris Squire, Fish Out of Water. Squire, whose nickname was “The Fish,” recorded the album in the Spring and Summer of 1975 while Yes was on hiatus as members recorded their respective solo albums. The album sessions were a collaboration between Squire and his […]

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Make It Your Sound Make It Your Scene – Vanguard Records And The 1960s Musical Revolution

4 CD box stuffed with blues, folk and songs that shaped an era… When New Yorkers Seymour and Maynard Solomon founded Vanguard Records in 1950 they surely didn’t suspect just how influential their creation would be in shaping the music and ideals of the post-war generation. The brothers were classical buffs focussed on the past […]

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Miles Davis / John Coltrane The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 – AllMusic Review by Thom Jurek

The sixth volume in Legacy’s Miles Davis Bootleg Series circles back to 1999’s Miles Davis and John Coltrane: The Complete Columbia Recordings 1955-1961, with an exclamation point. The four discs here are taken from five concerts in March 1960: Two sets from L’Olympia in Paris, two at Stockholm’s Konserthuset, and one from Copenhagen’s Tivolis Koncertsal. […]

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BONNIE RAITT: Under The Falling Sky

This package contains two performances from Grammy Winner Bonnie Raitt’s early career including a rare solo acoustic performance•Includes staples of Bonnie Raitt’s early career including songs from Randy Newman Steve Winwood Jackson Browne and Bonnie Raitt •Rarely Seen Photographs •Liner notes by Broadcaster/Author Jon Kirkman •Presented In Cardboard Gatefold Sleeve, Grammy award winning artist Bonnie Raitt began […]

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CRYSTAL SYPHON: Elephant Ball (Vinyl LP/w digital download)

A truly astounding West Coast Psych masterpiece from ’67 to ’69! They combine the best elements of Jefferson Airplane and Quicksilver Messenger Service, have a listen! All completely unearthed material! Comes in an old-style “tip-on” jacket with a digital download shipping at the end of May For decades, Crystal Syphon were, at most, a footnote […]

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