Previously available only on bootlegs – and for a few years as a download only album from DGM Records – concert recordings made by Robert Fripp and Brian Eno in 1975, soon after the two had come up with their second album, “Evening Star,” and set about doing a minimal stage trek, are to be released on CD. Out on September 15th, “Live in Paris 28.05.1975″ is a 3CD set featuring the duo’s performance in its entirety – mostly material from the aforementioned LP, plus a track off its predecessor, 1973′s “(No Pussyfooting)” – with audio restored and synced with the original studio backing loops as used by Eno and Fripp before the audience, while a single disc comprises the loops only, as well as the reversed loop for “Wind On Water” utilized on “Evening Star.”
As we reported before, on October 27th, Esoteric will release a box set by former GENESIS guitarist. Titled “Harvest Of The Heart – An Anthology,” it gathers no less than 5 discs from his back catalogue and recently opened archive, and now the list of these 89 tracks has been revealed. As promised, here they are.
Johnny Winter passed away yesterday, aged 70. One of the greatest blues guitarists, his influence is immense and a mere indication of that will be the veteran’s latest album, scheduled for release on September 2nd. “Step Back” sees Johnny revisiting classic pieces in Winter’s classic aggressive style – in the company of peers and fans to spice it all up.
Your regular Strummer fan is hardly aware of the fact that Keith Levene, who found fame if not fortune with PiL, played a vital part in THE CLASH formation and was there, together with Mick Jones, before Joe joined in. This part of the story lies in the heart of “Diary: I Was A Teenage Guitarist 4 The Clash!”, Keith’s forthcoming book that he calls “a non-autobiography” and that would be part of Levene’s book series. It is also a part of the guitarist’s “Commercial Zone” project which we wrote about earlier. Continue reading →