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RENAISSANCE ILLUSION – Through The Fire

June 7, 2017

Spiral 2001 / Angel Air 2017 Spiritual rekindling of old flame to warm up one’s karma and give samsara a new tune. From THE YARDBIRDS’ “Shape Of Things” on, ‘s wonder at the ways of the world and personal philosophy … Continue reading

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SHOOT – On The Frontier

March 15, 2017

EMI 1973 / Angel Air 2017 There and back again: long-forgotten borderline adventure of former Yardbird and his intrepid cohorts. “I just fancied singing my own songs and composing them on the piano”: that’s how, in ‘s words, this band … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE – Live Fillmore West 1970

September 22, 2016

Spiral 2002 / Angel Air 2016 Concert rarity from the original, Yardbirds-inhabited ensemble of quintessential British art-rockers. It would be erroneous to see this band’s original line-up as a caterpillar which transformed into a butterfly in the early ’70s and … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE: Classic Concerts To Be Released

August 9, 2016

Last year saw no less than two releases from RENAISSANCE – one  and – that were followed by the band’s recent . Soon, though no particular date was given, the archival streak is to be picked up by a DVD/3CD package “Live At The BBC” comprising concert … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE: First Live Album From The First Line-Up

June 20, 2016

Close relatives of LED ZEPPELIN, RENAISSANCE were a radically different recombination of THE YARDBIRDS’ DNA, but many tend to forget their genesis – eclipsed soon enough by a new line-up that fully embraced the art-rock idiom. Still, that was the original plan of … Continue reading

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