Archive for the Music On Vinyl Category
End of the World is the debut album by Greek progressive rock band Aphrodite’s Child. With their single hit “Rain And Tears” they took their first step in becoming a big act in Europe. By reaching international audiences this classic got some more attention. It’s one of those lost gems of ’60s psychedelic […]
Gravy Train were a progressive rock group active from 1969 to 1975. The British quartet blended the English classic rock sound with progressive movements on their last album Staircase to the Day. Everything was great about this work, the artwork by designer Roger Dean, the fantastic detailed songs and the excellent vocals. Opening […]
Blues Pianist Eddie Boyd’s 7936 South Rhodes Was Recorded In London In January 1968 With Three Members Of The Early Line-up Of Fleetwood Mac: Peter Green (guitar), John Mcvie (bass), And Mick Fleetwood (drums). It’s A Tantalizing Setting For Boyd’s Straight Up Chicago Piano Blues, Going Heavier On The Slow-to-mid-tempo […]
The Swedish rock band The Soundtrack of Our Lives released their third album Behind The Music in 2001. It’s the band’s breakthrough record and it was nominated for the Best Alternative Album award at the 2003 Grammy Awards. The album is influenced by the music from the greatest bands of the ’60s and ’70s. […]
Comprises two of the most sought-after LPs from the boss reggae era. After being formed by Leonard Dillon, Stephen Taylor and Aston ‘Charlie’ Morrison in the mid-1960s, the Ethiopians swiftly became established as one of Jamaica’s best-loved harmony groups, enjoying significant local success from the close of the ska era […]
Spearhead is the brainchild of rapper Michael Franti, who became famous in the 1980s with The Beatniks and in the 1990s with The Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy. On his debut album Home he covers many topics related to the social conditions of society in general.
he 1973 album continues in the same vein as Ball of Eyes, though it’s definitely more funky and head boppin’ than the debut. The real ear grabber is the superb Moog soloing by Moulin. Placebo is grooving your socks off in the first half of the album and a more […]
Placebo’s debut LP Ball of Eyes is a remarkably focused Soul Jazz record, without the experimentation or Free Jazz moments which were still in vogue during the first half of the ’70s. Excellent covers of Marvin Gaye’s “Inner City Blues” and Sam & Dave’s “You Got Me Hummin’” as well […]
The Oxford based alternative rock band Swervedriver released their third studio album Ejector Seat Reservation in 1995. Despite the little promotion and disappointing sales the album is widely considered as one of their strongest records. While listening to this record you’ll hear the true quality of this hidden gem. Besides […]
The Dutch psychedelic rock band Group 1850 was founded in 1964 in The Hague. The band evolved to a acid rock band and now years after their split they can be considered one of the most innovative bands from that era. Their first album Agemo’s Trip to Mother Earth is […]
Camel is an English progressive rock group formed in 1971 fronted by Andrew Latimer. Moonmadness was their fourth album and the last to feature the original band’s line-up, and was released in 1976. The album has an overall theme but was a loose concept based on the individual personalities that […]
HARD-TO-FIND CLASSIC HIP HOP ALBUM, ORIGINALLY ONLY OUT ON PROMO, NOW FINALLY AVAILABLE AGAIN! INCLUDES “BEST KEPT SECRET”, “SALLY GOT A ONE TRACK MIND” PLUS BONUS TRACKS NOT AVAILABLE ON THE ORIGINAL ALBUM “RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHT”, “I WENT FOR MINE”, “FEEL THE VIBE” AND 3 SKITS. PRODUCED BY DIAMOND […]
The Oxford based alternative rock band Swervedriver continued to develop themselves by implementing different music into their alternative rock and shoegaze sound. Their first album Raise can be categorized as an album with a heavy sound, but also some melodic parts.
In the 1990s the collaboration between influential German artists Klaus Schulze and Pete Namlook led to the famous The Dark Side of the Moog series. The first album Wish You Were There is based on the Pink Floyd title “Wish You Were Here”. It’s an hour-long journey into space territory […]
Pete Nalook and Klaus Schulze’s The Dark Side Of The Moog project almost single-handedly crystalised the term ‘ambient’ to describe a genre of music where listeners could float carefree into a world of endless sonic possibilities, and free from the constraints of formats relying on dance needs. The second edition […]
Morwell Unlimited aka The Morwells was a reggae group formed in 1973 by Maurice ‘Blacka’ Wellington. After releasing some successful singles in both Jamaica and the United Kingdom they recorded new songs for their 1980 album ‘A1 Dub’.
Just before entering the chart with their one big British hit “Kites” Simon Dupree & The Big Sound released the album Without Reservations. The Scottish psychedelic band combining a lot of different music on the album, including their blue-eyed soul, ska and pop. Their creativeness can be found in the […]