Category Archives: Reissues

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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THIRD EAR BAND – Alchemy

July 10, 2019

Harvest 1969 / Esoteric 2019 Tribal brewing from British combo with alien tones were rooted in traditional tunes – refined and expanded for further focus. They may have played in Hyde Park on the same bill as THE STONES and … Continue reading

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BE-BOP DELUXE – Sunburst Finish

June 3, 2019

Harvest 1976 / Esoteric 2018 Half in anger, half in sadness, English purveyors of secret prophesies serve up their greatest work without selling their souls down the river. The second half of the ’70s saw, as oxymoronic as it may … Continue reading

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CHELIQUE SARABIA – Revolución Electrónica En Música Venezolana

May 30, 2019

Promus 1971 / Pharaway Sounds 2019 Venezuelan visionary’s deliverance of folk tunes from traditional lore with a prospect of exploding them in space. José Enrique Sarabia could have made history even if his only contribution to music was “Ansiedad” which … Continue reading

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