Category Archives: Reissues

MATT SMITH – 1988-2020

March 3, 2021

6-String Ranch 2020 Austin master of mellifluous vibe uncovers his past for wide world to marvel at decades of imagination running wild. Texas and arms often share the same context for all the wrong reasons, but Matt Smith is truly … Continue reading

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RICK WAKEMAN – Christmas Variations

February 9, 2021

Music Fusion 2000 / Cleopatra 2020 Caped Crusader tunes into the spirit of the season and gets away with his own take on carols. Here’s a record is said to like to play himself, which speaks volumes of its quality, … Continue reading

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STEVE HILLAGE – Live At Rockpalast 1977

February 5, 2021

Voiceprint 2007 / Repertoire 2014 / MiG Music 2021 Testament to the start of a solo flight for most cosmic of progressively inspired six-string masters – captured in concert in aural and visual form. Steve Hillage has long been an … Continue reading

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FOCUS – 50 Years Anthology 1970-1976

February 1, 2021

Red Bullet 2020 A nigh on definitive package from the rock period of Dutch dreamers that boxes their classic oeuvre to examine it in aural and visual detail. Forget about GOLDEN EARRING and SHOCKING BLUE, for it’s FOCUS that, this … Continue reading

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BE-BOP DELUXE – Axe Victim

January 30, 2021

Harvest 1974 / Esoteric 2020 Remastered and gloriously dusted off, British band’s debut shines a sharp light through decades. From Cocteau credo – “No longer to consider art as an amusement but as a priesthood” – to acrostic lyrics and, … Continue reading

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