Released on 23rd September, Vangelis’ breathtaking recording is inspired by the Rosetta Mission, a pioneering project by the European Space Agency (ESA) to land a probe on a comet for the first time in history. The release of the recording marks the culmination of the 12-year mission and is accompanied by incredible footage captured by the probe.
Vangelis, whose celebrated scores include the trailblazing ‘Chariots of Fire’ and ‘Blade Runner’, reveals his musical inspiration: “Mythology, science and space exploration are subjects that have fascinated me since my early childhood. And they were always connected somehow with the music I write.”The project came about after ESA astronaut André Kuipers, a long-standing fan of Vangelis, reached out to the composer whilst aboard the International Space Station. After sharing stories and experiences via a video call from the ISS, Vangelis was inspired to write ‘Rosetta’.
Alongside Willie Mae Ford Smith, Sister Rosetta Tharpe is widely acclaimed among the greatest Sanctified gospel singers of her generation; a flamboyant performer whose music often flirted with the blues and swing, she was also one of the most controversial talents of her day, shocking purists with her leap into the secular market – by playing nightclubs and theaters, she not only pushed spiritual music into the mainstream, but in the process also helped pioneer the rise of pop-gospel…
We are a rough and tumble Americana, Country, Southern Rock band based in California. We grew tired of the music in our state being lost in the Nashville/Austin feud. If you are looking for something completely new, you found us! Think of it like this, California wines compete with the best in the world, right?. Well, So will California Country, the Jacki Stone way.
Miles Davis published more than 40 albums during his lifetime. The classics "Kind Of Blue", "Sketches Of Spain" and "Bitches Brew" should have even less jazz-interested listeners in their collection. "Miles Deep" now approaches the big man's work on sidewalks: through fantastic live versions and less well-known studios.
The authoritative force in extreme death metal return with their signature blend of punishing riffage, bloody hooks and concentrated venom.
2016 album by 80s prog band Multi Story, their first in 29 years! Crimson Stone has been mastered by Roger King (Steve Hackett Band). Multi Story formed in the early 1980's. Following a session recorded for Tommy Vance's Radio One Rock Show in 1984, the band signed with Heavy Metal Records (the new FM label), and released their debut album East West, recorded in Monmouth's famous Rockfield Studios, in 1985. Two years later, the band subsequently parted company with the FM label by mutual consent. Writing partners Rob Wilsher (founder member and keyboard player) and Paul Ford got the creative juices flowing again and started casually working on new material as a duo…