NEIL YOUNG and THE STRAY GATORS: Toronto 1973 (CD)

We are told: Fascinating Broadcast Recording From The Legendary Time Fades Away Tour Comprising Jack Nitzsche, Ben Keith, Tim Drummond and Kenny Buttrey, The Stray Gators had backed Neil Young on 1972’s Harvest,and would go on to do likewise on the tour during which its follow-up, Times Fade Away, was recorded live. Featuring previouslyunreleased cuts, […]

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Judy Dyble and Andy Lewis’s psychedelic folk collaboration:Summer Dancing (Vinyl LP with download card)

We are told: Acid Jazz present Judy Dyble and Andy Lewis’spsychedelic folk collaboration ‘Summer Dancing’.  Dyble was the original vocalist in FairportConvention, appearing on their self-titled debut,before joining Giles, Giles and Fripp and thenrecording the awesome UK psych masterpiece‘Morning Way’ under the name Trader Horne withher then boyfriend Ian McDonald.  Andy Lewis was […]

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Ask an expert: Aerials, the misunderstood and/or marginalised component?

Surely the radio aerial, with possibly a signal amplifier present for weaker signals, could be regarded as being the equivalent of vinyl’s cartridge and phono amp stages? If achieved then consequently, we may have more choice and availability of aerials and magazine reviews. Imagine going into a hi-fi shop to discuss an aerial/amp combination that […]

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Fairport Convention – Live 1974 At My Father’s Place (CD)

Recorded live at My Father’s Place, Old Roslyn, New York, USA on 8th May 1974. Dave Swarbrick: Violin, Vocals Trevor Lucas: Guitar, Vocals Sandy Denny: Vocals, Piano Dave Pegg Bass: Guitar Dave Mattacks: Drums Jerry Donahue: Guitar Matty Groves Solo It’ll Take a Long Time Dirty Linen Brilliancy Medley-Cherokee Shuffle Like an Old Fashioned Waltz Ballad of Ned Kelly Hexamshire […]

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STAN GETZ: The Complete Columbia Album Collection (8CD Mini-LP Style Sleeve + Booklet) Box Set

They tell us….. The most complete package to date of Stan Getz’s Columbia albums 8 great albums! covering the period 1972-1979, most produced by Stan himself Each individual album is packaged in a replica mini-LP sleeve reproducing that album’s original cover art. Booklet with full discographical info., photos, and liner notes It was not long […]

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SOLEDAD BROTHERS: Master Supertone (Vinyl LP)

Originally released in a micro-edition of twenty (!) cassettes, these earliest recordings of the Soledads brim with raw, unadulterated houserockin blues and Midwestern malaise. Songs recorded on a front porch? Check. Gunshots heard off in the distance? Check. Electric snowshovel? Check. Recorded by Jack White in 1998 at 1203 Ferdinand, he also plays piano on […]

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JEFF HEALEY: Heal My Soul (CD)

2016 marks the release of Heal My Soul – the extraordinary lost album from Jeff Healey which has never been heard before by the public. March 25th of this year would have seen Jeff turn 50 years old and this album begins the celebration of a milestone year for a true musical icon. Heal My […]

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BUTTHOLE SURFERS: Rembrandt Pussyhorse (Cd)

We are told ….. Latino Bugger Veil presents the long-awaited reissues of Butthole Surfers’ first four full-length albums. Originally released between 1984 and 1988, these classic and influential LPs capture the band at their peak, drawing from punk, rock, psychedelic and experimental influences for a truly inspired and unmistakably unique sound. With Rembrandt Pussyhorse the […]

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BLACK SABBATH: The End (Live in Birmingham) (Super Deluxe 2CD/DVD/Bluray+bonus disc Box Set)

We are told: This limited collector’s edition comes in a two-part rigid mirror-board box set with a 32-page, bound fan booklet, and contains the double CD, DVD and Blu-ray edition of the live spectacular, as well as the bonus CD “The Angelic Sessions” (exclusive studio recordings of selected songs that Black Sabbath did not perform […]

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Danielle Nicole: Wolf Den (CD)

Winner of three Blues & Soul ‘Bluesville Awards 2015’ “Blues Album of the Year”, Vocalist of the Year” + “Female Artist of the Year” Danielle Nicole’s first solo album, ‘Wolf Den’, is a natural progression as she ascends from her award winning sibling blues band, Trampled Under Foot. Recorded in New Orleans and produced by […]

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BBC Music Jazz

Singer Cerys Matthews and music expert Tristram Penna go back to summer 1898 when The Gramophone Company opened offices in London’s Covent Garden. This was the very first disc record company in the UK, later becoming well known as HMV and EMI, and was the London affiliate of inventor Emile Berliner’s US National Gramophone Company. […]

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Live New York, PBS Critique, Apr 28/29 1969 (CD) by The Doors

The Doors, Live New York, PBS Critique, April 28/29 1969 . Embroiled in legal problems following the previous month’s so-called ‘Miami incident’, The Doors suffered a spate of gig cancellations in April 1969. Their appearance on the National Educational Television network’s Critique programme in New York, broadcast on WNDT Channel 13, was their first public performance since. Perhaps surprisingly, given the turmoil they were undergoing, […]

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Georgie Fame & The Last Blue Flames: Swan Songs (CD)

‘Swan Songs’ as the title implies, is intended to be the final album from the legendary Georgie Fame, bringing an illustrious recording career to a very satisfactory conclusion. Georgie is an iconic R&B, jazz and blues star, responsible for an unrivalled back catalogue of pop hits, from 1964 onwards, including three number 1 hits during […]

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ROLLING STONES: From The Vault Live At The Tokyo Dome 1990 (Blu-ray)

From The Vault series continues with Live at the the Tokyo Dome a Japanese performance from 1990 during the Steel WheelsWorld Tour. Remarkably, the ten shows in February of that year were the first concerts the band ever performed in Japan. This audio was previously available for download in 2012 via the Stones Archive but this is the first physical release. As with previous […]

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Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero (2DVD)

We are told: Rather than drudging up scandal and outworn hypothesis about his lifestyle and ultimate death, this new film looks at Hendrix as the master of electric guitar, as told by a selection of the world’s greatest musicians in all new and exclusive interviews. Contributors include Dave Mason, Eric Clapton, Mick Taylor, Eric Burdon, […]

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