Archive for the Rock Category
At long last, the definitive version of With Teeth, meticulously prepared by Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross & NIN art director, John Crawford. Remastered in 2019 on 180-gram vinyl, with lots of details attended to that you may never notice but we care about.
Songs For Groovy Children assembles all four concerts from New Year’s Eve 1969 and New Year’s Day 1970. Presented in their original performance sequence and encompassing 43 tracks across 8 LPs, the set boasts over two dozen tracks that have either never before been released commercially . The lavish package […]
Warren Zevon had toured for quite some time as a songwriter in the rock scene, released a few singles and landed a flop with his debut LP in 1969 before the tide finally turned. Roughly ten years later, his live album – put together from a five-day residency at the […]
“If you get confused, listen to the music play,” counsels Grateful Dead leader Jerry Garcia on Blues for Allah. Surely, better advice has never been given. The band’s only release during a self-imposed hiatus that lasted nearly 20 months, and the effort that witnessed the welcome return of percussionist Mickey […]
Welcome, friend. You’ve just checked into the Mars Hotel. The Wall of Sound, the greatest PA system ever constructed, is freshly built and ready to go. Phil Lesh is busy experimenting with a low-frequency concept known as “Earthquake Bass.” Jerry Garcia is smiling, fresh from blaring a tongue-in-cheek anthem titled […]
AKASHA is a Norwegian quintet who recorded one strange and fascinating album back in 1977. They are: Kjell Evensen on drums; Arild Andreasson on bass; Jens-Ivar Andreassen on guitar, mellotron, synths, piano and organ; Tor Johnny Hansen is credited for lyrics on one particular track; and Sverre Svendsen handles the […]
Originally released in 1971, a fine progressive album featuring former members of Welsh psychedelic band Eyes Of Blue sees a deserved reissue on 140-GRAM BLACK VINYL, including an insert.
Repress. Black Cat Bones were a typical British blues rock band playing late 60’s raw progressive blues in the same vein as Chicken Shack and Ten Years After. Two of its original members, guitarist Paul Kossoff and drummer Simon Kirke, would later form their own band (Free). When they felt […]
The Common People ”Of The People / By The People / For The People From The Common People” (Magic Box)
A highly regarded US psychedelic album, originally released by Capitol in 1969, gets reissued on 140-GRAM BLACK VINYL. The Common People had a very unique style, which was mellow, moody and intense (or even heavy, in a way) at the same time. The LP was produced by Tim Hudson (a.o. […]
This collection from the hard-hitting, bluesy biker-rock outfit led by legendary front man Nicky Moore (Tiger, Samson, Mammoth) contains the band’s earliest recordings, roughly dating from the period 1969-’71, and including the previously unreleased heavy psych classic ‘Warrior And The Mermaid’. Hackensack was a killer live band and ‘Give It […]
Led by underground guitar hero John Du Cann (formerly of Andromeda and Atomic Rooster) and also featuring bassist John Gustafson (Quatermass) and drummer Paul Hammond (Atomic Rooster), this energetic trio’s debut is packed with crunching riffs and wailing solos, and benefits from a strikingly clear production. Originally released in May […]
Long Hair proudly presents one of the most sought after German albums of the early seventies, now for the first time officially re-released on LP: Tortilla Flat’s ‘Für Ein 3/4 Stündchen’, originally recorded in winter 1974 and released in early 1975 as a private pressing. The instrumental album is very […]
Long Hair is not only proud to present Tortilla Flat’s legendary sole album ‘Für Ein 3/4 Stündchen’ (on vinyl, LHC 230 and on CD with 2 bonus tracks, LHC 229), but also the group’s lot more legendary broadcast sessions for Germany’s leading underground and krautrock program on radio SWF (look […]
Originally released on Halleluja in 1972, Tomorrow Blue is Toad’s absolute masterpiece. Musically, their songs are still well rooted in Rock-Blues, but the structure is more close to the classic progressive suites. Imagine a mix of Led Zeppelin and High Tide, and you’ll get the point!
The band from Palm Desert, California, fronted by Josh Homme, had made a moderate impression with their first two albums, a self-titled 1998 set and the 2000 follow-up Rated R. In 2002, they progressed to the American top 20 with Songs For The Deaf, which went gold there only five […]
Death Trip by Iggy Pop & The Stooges is a mix of songs recorded in 1973 during rehearsals before the release of the famous and unmissable Raw Power. Here you will find and feel the raw energy of the Detroit’s Iguane and his famous sidemen : the Asheton’s brothers (Ron […]
The Who’s first new album in 13 years, WHO. Containing 11 tracks, the album was recorded in London and Los Angeles during Spring and Summer 2019 and is said to cover subjects including “the Grenfell Tower fire, musical theft, spirituality, reincarnation, the power of memory and ‘an old rock star […]
Moist celebrate the 25th anniversary of their debut album Silver, with a 180g 3LP deluxe edition via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Both versions of the anniversary release feature the newly remastered 4x Platinum debut album, Silver, alongside rare demos, acoustic versions of their smash hits, and […]
Rock trailblazers Cream will have their BBC Sessions album released in a 2LP deluxe vinyl edition by UMC/Polydor on 22 November. First issued in 2003, it’s a remarkable record of the live sessions performed for the British broadcaster between 1966 and 1968 by Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker. […]
Reissue, first time one 180 gram vinyl. Moist burst onto the scene at the height of the mid-90s power rock surge, balancing soft moments with righteous explosions of noise and weighty lyrics. For 1996’s Creature disc, the follow-up to the band’s wildly successful Silver album, Moist checked into Quebec’s posh […]
Three landmark Thin Lizzy albums from the early 1970s are set for vinyl reissue through UMC/ Decca Records on 29 November. The legendary Dublin band’s first three studio albums, Thin Lizzy, Shades Of A Blue Orphanage and Vagabonds Of The Western World will all be pressed on 180g vinyl and […]
First released on 10 March 1972, Lizzy’s second album, Shades Of A Blue Orphanage was tinged with prog-rock and psychedelia, in addition to the rockabilly-flavoured ‘I Don’t Want To Forget How To Jive’ and Phil Lynott’s heartfelt, piano-led ‘Sarah’. The Thin Lizzy frontman wrote the latter song about his grandmother […]
Released on 21 September 1973, Vagabonds Of The Western World was Thin Lizzy’s final album for Decca, and the last to feature guitarist Eric Bell, but also the first to feature a cover designed by long-term artistic collaborator Jim Fitzpatrick.
Reissue, first time one 180 gram vinyl. On the 2019 remastered releases Moist says, “We’ve had an absolute blast playing Silver front to back for the faithful and new converts over the past year. When we recorded the album we had no idea it would resonate with so many people […]