Tag Archives: Clem Clempson

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Sunshine Of Your Love: A Concert For Jack Bruce

October 28, 2019

MiG 2019 A circle of friends celebrates life and music of the sorely missed stalwart of British blues scene. Five years after Jack Bruce‚Äôs untimely passing, his absence in still notable, but on October 24th, 2015, the day before the … Continue reading

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JACK BRUCE – Live At Rockpalast 1980, 1983 And 1990

July 4, 2019

MiG 2019 The tunes where there’s plenty gold for a life’s treasury: classic shows from rock polymath boxed for aural and visual relish. The only predictable aspect of Jack Bruce’s solo career was his albums’ stylistic unpredictability – and, of … Continue reading

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HUMBLE PIE – Joint Effort

February 19, 2019

Cleopatra 2019 Loose threads from a legendary band’s post-halcyon days that hang together just fine – to redefine the ensemble’s lean years. Toward the mid-’70s, HP were progressively losing the plot, although the shift from heavy blues to blue-eyed soul … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM – Valentyne Suite

November 29, 2017

Vertigo 1969 / Dunhill 1970 / Esoteric 2017 When containers groan as they come together, intrepid English explorers create ritual recipes of immortality. It’s a rare instance of invoking greatness in transition: on the way from debut LP that outlined … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM – Live

October 11, 2016

Bronze 1971 / Esoteric 2016 Saluting intransigence that’s not about to die, a musical document of free-thinking era sees an expanded return into the fray. Arguably the best concert record by a British band taped on British soil – unlike … Continue reading

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