Category Archives: Reissues

RENAISSANCE – A Song For All Seasons

September 1, 2019

Warner Bros 1977 / Esoteric 2019 With a turn toward changes, symphonic rockers are beckoned to new horizons where past and future, and here and there, come together. Here was an ensemble who, by 1978, had toured the world, graced … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE – Ashes Are Burning

August 24, 2019

Sovereign 1973 / Esoteric 2019 Traveling the days of freedom, English art-folk ensemble open up their dreams and find a new way to shine. 1973 was pivotal to this collective’s creative development: having opened their scope to epic panoramas on … Continue reading

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SLADE – Feel The Noize – The Singlez Box!

August 23, 2019

BMG 2019 Prime cuts and obscure chestnuts from definitive entertaining unit – bright, clean and packing a punch down the years. For all the brilliance of their albums, this Black Country bunch have always been an ultimate singles band whose … Continue reading

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NUCLEUS & Ian Carr – Torrid Zone: The Vertigo Recordings 1970-1975

August 8, 2019

Esoteric 2019 Music as a continuous process: classic oeuvre of British jazz institution boxed up for unconcealed delight in unified strands of imagination. It was a quiet revolution on Ian Carr’s part, when the trumpeter embarked on a trip of … Continue reading

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PHENOMENA – Anthology

July 18, 2019

The Right Honourable 2019 Burning with desire a quarter of a century down the line, opening trilogy of ambitious sci-fi tale is distilled and fleshed out. Concept albums were thin on the ground and quite unpopular in the ’80s, yet … Continue reading

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