Pierre Perrone: Prog – a genre that still has a firm grip on the British psyche

“As someone whose mind was blown by the theatre of Peter Gabriel’s Genesis and Pink Floyd performing with the Ballet de Marseille choreographed by Roland Petit in the early 70s, I always enjoyed the ambition within prog. Forty years on, that spirit is still at large in the musical land. Radiohead’s fondness for playing Roman […]

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Are You Experienced : Jaco Pastorius Live

AudiophileReview.com / Mark Smotroff writes …. I’ll admit up front that there are some of you out there who really know Jaco Pastorius’ own music and playing inside and out. Dare I say, there are probably more of us who know Jaco’s sound from his amazing, fruitful and important collaborations with other artists and bands. […]

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BERT JANSCH: Live At The 12 Bar (CD)

‘One of the most innovative instrumentalists of the twentieth century in the folk rock canon’ The Quietus // ‘Peerless in his consistency of making astonishing records’ All Music // Available on vinyl for the first time, included download code. Inspiring generations of musicians, Scottish guitarist and songwriter Bert Jansch will be forever known as a […]

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“The question our industry should be asking is, how do we fit in? “

Paul McGowan writes: People don’t change, but circumstances do. It’s always interesting to me when I hear someone wring their hands and point out that people aren’t the way they used to be.  They’ve changed. I think typical of what you might hear is something like this: They no longer appreciate good music. They’re perfectly […]

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JOAN BAEZ: The Complete Gold Castle Masters (Recently/Diamonds and Rust in the Bullring/Speaking of Dreams) 3CD Box set

They tell us ….. There was a moment in 1987, when a feisty and driven Joan Baez thought, “enough is enough.” She rolled up her sleeves and accepted an offer from artist manager and label executive Danny Goldberg to join his latest start-up, Gold Castle, and start making records again. That decision led to three […]

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ROBERT AULD: Interviewed

A look at some popular models…  By Robert Auld In Part 1 we made the case for using headphones as critical monitors for recordings and suggested some ways of evaluating particular headphones for such a role. Here are my own evaluations of several headphones, using the criteriaoutlined in Part 1 [Editor’s note: this article was […]

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We lile this: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young – CSNY 1974 (Pure Audio Blu-Ray & Bonus DVD/Book Box Set)

Long-rumored and highly anticipated, CSNY 1974 captures the band’s one-of-a-kind harmonic alchemy during its remarkable outdoor stadium tour, a trek that spanned more than two months, and included 31 concerts, in 24 cities, with combined audiences of over a million people. Produced by Graham Nash and Joel Bernstein, the box set mirrors the electric/acoustic/electric format […]

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