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Thei Stanaic Majesties Request Album Cover 3D 1967

29/8/17 – The Rolling Stones – Their Satanic Majesties Request – 1967/2017 – John Lennon On The Stones As Copyists Of Beatles Ideas

The most polarizing Stones album of all, despite its melodic, fun-filled Psychedelia. It’s mostly criticised for jumping on the Psychedelic bandwagon and ripping off the Beatles after Sgt. Pepper. I guess you’re never allowed to rip off your contemporaries but you are allowed to rip off your heroes as both The Stones and The Beatles […]

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24/8/17 – Holger Czukay – Cool In The Pool – 1979 / Movie! / Der Osten Ist Rot / Rome Remains Rome – 2016

The last post on his website was six years ago, his music reaches from dense complex grooves, raw innovation to eccentricity. I love an intellectual with a self deprecating sense of humour, Czukay’s and his former band CAN’s massive influence on me and the world is hard to gauge. Here he is in 1979 riding […]

Brave New World - Impressions On Reading Aldous Huxley - Album Cover - 1972

27/7/17 – Brave New World – Impressions On Reading Aldous Huxley – 1972

Whether you actually need to have read Aldous Huxley and agree with the outcome of this record might depend on how seriously you take a concept album – after all, it is an impression not the actual work that inspired it. And really, if the album had been called¬†Impressions On Reading George Orwell would anyone […]

Epitaph - Debut Album - Cover Art - 1971

25/7/17 – Epitaph – 1st Album – 1971 / Early Morning – 1972

The other day in Frankfurt at Mythos Records, Thomas made me buy the first Epitaph album. I found myself agreeing without thinking too hard about it. It wasn’t that cheap, wasn’t in the greatest condition and I didn’t know the album. Of course later I discovered that even a bit scratchy this was a bargain […]