With the cancellation of all major music festivals and live performances, the help MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund provides members of the music community will be crucial in the coming months… Father John Misty’s new live album Off-Key In Hamburg is now available via Bandcamp and all proceeds are going directly to the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund. Misty’s new album was recorded live at the Hamburg … Continue reading Father John Misty album supports MusiCares
The album is packed with the calming, open sounds of nature and might just be the perfect thing to spin in these turbulent times… Light In The Attic has announced the first-ever reissues of Hiroshi Yoshimura’s iconic album GREEN. Originally released in 1986, the album is one of Yoshimura’s most well-loved recordings and a favourite of the Japanese ambient artists himself. The album is meant to convey … Continue reading Light In The Attic announces GREEN reissue
Record shops are bracing themselves for the impact from the COVID-19 pandemic, with the message loud and clear in the wake of the postponement of Record Store Day until 20 June: support your local shop… Record Store Day organisers were left with no choice but to put the event back by two months as social distancing and self-isolation measures came into effect. The outbreak has left shops … Continue reading Your local record shop needs you!
Nick Mason, Gary Kemp Guy Pratt, Lee Harris and Dom Bejen, aka Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets, came together with the simple idea of playing some early Pink Floyd—the songs pre Dark Side Of The Moon—that hadn’t been given a live outing in decades. This was the first time Nick had played live since Live 8 in 2005, and quickly after a series of small shows, … Continue reading Nick Mason's Saucerful Of Secrets tour postponed
Looks like Johnny Cash is coming back to town… In the mid-1980s, Johnny Cash found himself between labels when Mercury Records snatched him up to produce a string of six albums in five years. The records, released from 1986 to 1991, were a diverse collection that included a notable reunion with fellow Sun Records alumni Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins, as well … Continue reading Johnny Cash reissue announced: 'The Complete Mercury Recordings 1986-1991'
With the inclusion of Main Course, Children Of The World, and Spirits Having Flown, this Bee Gees reissue offers plenty for disco fans to get excited about… Capitol/UMC Worldwide have announced the release of five remastered LPs from world renowned music group the Bee Gees. Each LP has been pressed onto both black and limited-edition coloured vinyl. The chosen LP’s from the group’s varied catalogue, in chronological order, are: … Continue reading Bee Gees – coloured vinyl reissues
Light In The Attic’s Japan Archival Series continues… Light In The Attic have announced the release of a sequel to their popular Japanese ‘City Pop’ compilation, Pacific Breeze. The new release, Pacific Breeze 2: Japanese City Pop, AOR & Boogie 1972-86, features cover art by legendary artist Hiroshi Nagai, as well as a new assortment of tracks celebrating Japan’s musical legacy. Curated by Andy Cabic (Veviter) and Mark ‘Frosty’ McNeill … Continue reading Light In The Attic announce 'Pacific Breeze 2'
This is the American blues artists’ first release of original music since 2018’s Can U Cook? Seasick Steve is set to release his new album, Love & Peace, on 22 May via Contagious Records and distributed by ADA. Steve said in a press release: “In these crazy times seems to me there just ain’t enough love and peace to go around. I ain’t exactly sure what this here … Continue reading Seasick Steve to release new album 'Love & Peace'
The album followed their explosive debut Generation Terrorists… Manic Street Preachers have finally confirmed the reissue of a deluxe edition of their 1993 album Gold Against The Soul on 12 June from Columbia/Sony. The remastered album will be available on 180g vinyl with download codes for extra tracks, previously unreleased demos, B-sides from the era, remixes and a live recording of The Clash song What’s My Name. … Continue reading 'Gold Against The Soul' reissue – Manic Street Preachers
Five classic Motown albums have been newly remastered in mono from their original analogue master tapes for 180g deluxe vinyl editions… Motown’s 60th anniversary celebrations are set to continue with a special, limited edition Motown In Mono vinyl series, featuring The Four Tops’ Reach Out (1967), The Marvelettes’ Sophisticated Soul (1968), The Miracles’ You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me (1963), Diana Ross & The Supremes’ Reflections (1968), and The Temptations’ The Temptations Sing … Continue reading Five classic Motown albums to be reissued to vinyl