Fifteen years after his first big hit ‘Offshore’, legendary UK producer Chicane presented his ‘Thousand Mile Stare’ album. Shortly after the release of the successful 5th album of the mastermind, he presents a special Collectors Edition. This boxset has 2 discs and USB stick which has 13 tracks in their formative state, though they sound like fully formed tracks. This is an absolute must-have for fans.
How many years has it been since 'Defying the Rules'? A mere four years separate that instantly classic album, and the sequel that might be one of the most anticipated sequels of the year. First things first, this is a good album, and its main influences include the fathers of metal themselves, Iron Maiden and Judas, specifically Painkiller, Priest…
The Massey Hall King Crimson show is one of the most well known and well documented. Live In Toronto is the latest Club silver pressed release which has the complete soundboard recording from that night for the first time. Live In Toronto is truly an important archive release by King Crimson. They’ve mostly been going down the download route, posting their tapes online and not bothering with silver releases. But this one, despite the sub par show, certainly is interesting enough for a Collector’s Club release. This is available from the DGM website for a reasonable price, definitely worth having.
Any fan of Dickie Betts can expect surprises. Early on with the Allman Brothers, he stunned rock critics with the adventerous "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed", added some country flavor to the blues-based brew with "Blue Sky" and "Ramblin' Man", and proved to be one of the premier guitarists who was also a strong singer…
Capitol Collectors Series album for sale by The Seekers was released Jul 28, 1992 on the Capitol/EMI label. The Seekers: Judith Durham, Athol Guy, Bruce Woodley, Keith Potger. Capitol Collectors Series CD music contains a single disc with 24 songs.
"Abraxas" is the second studio album by latin rock band Santana. Consolidating the interest generated by their first album, Santana (recorded in May 1969), and their highly acclaimed live performance at the Woodstock Festival in August 1969, the band followed-up with Abraxas in September 1970. The album's mix of rock, blues, jazz, salsa and other influences was very well received, showing a musical maturation from their first album and refining the band's early sound. In 2016, the album was selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry due to its "cultural, historic, or artistic significance.".
Growing out of the festival in Holland of the same name, Boulevard of Broken Dreams is a retro big band reveling in tunes from and around The Great Depression - a time of broken dreams. These folks love this music. Besides the musicianship, how else can you explain these phenomena? Even though the songs are generally sad there is a level of fun energy running through the entire set.