When Trevor Bolder died earlier this year I was transported back to my school days when at the age of 15 I played The Rise And Fall of Ziggy Stardust And the Spiders Of Mars literally dozens of times. Famous for his massive side burns as much as his powerful bass playing, it didn’t occur […]
Photo By George Scott Roy Harper will play three dates in the UK to support his first album in thirteen years, Man And Myth. 22nd Oct Royal Festival Hall London 25 Oct Bridgewater Hall Manchester 27 Oct Colston Hall Bristol
The Story Of Vinyl by Jac Holzman, who founded Elektra records in 1950. Go here to read about the history and the process by Jac Holzman: This link only works if you cut and paste it. http://www.elektra60.com/news/dreams-vinyl-story-lp-long-playing-record-jac-holzman Jac Holzman and Elektra recording artist Judy Collins. Go here to read about Jac Holzman and his story: […]
Bachdenkel are a completely forgotten fantastic British band who made two albums seven years apart. This album was recorded in 1970 but not released until 1973. The line was as follows: Colin Swinburne, vocals, guitar, organ, piano, Peter Kimberley, bass, piano (Track 2), vocals, Brian Smith, drums, Karel Beer, organ (on Track 7 only). Apparently Karel […]
T2’s 1970 classic It’ll All Work Out In Boomland boasted a great 17 year old guitarist called Keith Cross who quit after the album. In 1972 he made Bored Civilians album (with Peter Ross) under the name Cross and Ross and then simply disappeared!. Great early seventies progressive gem.
Steven Wilson will be touring Europe in support of his latest progtastic album The Raven That Refused To Sing. If you like long songs, imagery, pristine production, long guitar solos, great musicians and moody vocals. Go see this tour. Oct 15th Colston Hall Bristol UK Oct 17th Civic Hall Wolverhampton UK Oct 18th City Hall […]