Archive | Album Of The Day

RSS feed for this section
Second Life Album Cover 1971

31/3/18 – Second Life – s/t – 1971

Second Life were a German power trio from Bad Camberg close-ish to Frankfurt. The line-up consisted of guitarist/vocalist Holger Schmidt with Karl-Heinz Traut on drums and Klaus Meinhardt on bass. They made one self-titled album on Metronome in 1971 before morphing into Tiger B. Smith and having some success on the seventies live circuit supporting […]

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 […]

holger-czukay-cool-in-the-pool-harvest

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 […]