Tag Archives: Dave Greenslade

COLOSSEUM’s BBC Tapes To Be Issued – The Tracklist Revealed

October 27, 2020

There’s a lot to be said about but what’s rarely mentioned is this ensemble’s intellectual foundation that, together with mind-boggling musicianship, was one of the reason they were able to improvise to an extent where none of the band’s concert … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM: A Follow-Up To “Live” To See The Light Of Day

June 6, 2020

Almost half a century after its release, “Live” remains the best entry in the catalogue, having captured the British ensemble at the height of their flight. This album has seen a few digitized appearances over the years, an on Esoteric … Continue reading

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GREENSLADE – Greenslade

October 30, 2018

Warner Bros 1973 / Esoteric 2018 Unique and quintessential: impressive debut of British ensemble who didn’t bother to conform. They weren’t the first band to feature two keyboardists, of course, but if drew a line between the timbres of ivories … 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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GREENSLADE – The Birthday Album – Live Switzerland 1974

November 4, 2016

Angel Air 2016 Out of the twilight zone, newly discovered document from Hermit’s hermanos’ halcyon days. GREENSLADE were a unique band for their times, with two keyboard players, bassist and drummer and no guitar, but the kind of art-rock the … Continue reading

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