Oh, how I do love my bootlegs and my Jimi. Bootlegged Jimi? Yes, please.
Dusted was a UK electronica band comprised of a couple of producers (Rollo Armstrong and Mark Bates) who went meedly meedly meedly and people blissed out:
You are looking at one of the first rockabilly bands in the UK. During that breakneck 1976-77 era when the Brits were transforming the global musical landscape via the punk explosion, Whirlwind […]
One last road record before I move onto other topics. Five years after Elton’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, it was gabba gabba hey time for a new lineup of the Ramones. Tommy moved […]
Roxy Music’s fourth LP, 1974’s Country Life, is the Mona Lisa of controversial album covers. Oh, there are more famous banned sleeves, more explicit, more surreal, but sexier? Not to my eye.
Let’s get this out of the way: This has nothing to do with Marc “Tainted Love” Almond from Soft Cell. Mark-Almond was a kind of mellow jazz band that was most prolific […]
If you find yourself wondering what the hell I’m doing with a Berlioz album, then you really haven’t been paying attention: I love batshit crazy album covers.
The first thing to note here is that this is the OFFICIAL Bump Ball record, not one of those cheap Lithuanian knock-offs. When I first saw this album I assumed it was […]
Oh, marketing departments. Sometimes you simply run out of ideas, don’t you? I’d love to have the strategy meeting notes for this one:
Record Bar was a cool gig, but to understand why you need a little background on the music industry. When we talk about a song being a top ten hit, what we’re […]