…For all intents and purposes, disco was invented in New York in the first half of the 1970s, in a series of clubs where those on the edge of society went to forget about their troubles and have a good time. It was in this frenzied atmosphere where seamless mixing became part of the DJ’s repertoire and where the enterprising could edit tracks to extend their most dancefloor-friendly elements.
But what has this got to do with Westbound, a Detroit-based indie famed for the mainstream soul of Denise LaSalle and the Detroit Emeralds and the downright out there records of Funkadelic? Well, in 1975 Westbound signed up producers Dennis Coffey and Mike Theodore, both of whom knew something was going on in the clubs of New York. When they presented their new…
Over the course of Persona Non Grata, the band’s new record, optimism deflates like a balloon struck by a cigarette. The negative input is there for a reason; it carries them through, and it also offers those disenchanted travelers who feel unwanted and overpowered a chance for their voices to soar through the static noise.
On the heels of two new collections of vault material celebrating the studio outtakes from Friends and 20/20, The Beach Boys have released a further copyright extension release featuring their work onstage. On Tour: 1968 presents 114 tracks recorded on the road in summer and winter 1968.
The Beach Boys were on somewhat rocky ground in 1968. Their popularity in the rock sphere was waning and their seemingly diminishing significance in public perception came to a head when The Beach Boys elected not to play at the Monterey Pop Festival in June of 1967. At that point, many wrote them off and preferred to focus on more “serious musicians.” Still, The Beach Boys continued to tour. In February, they launched a tour with Buffalo Springfield and performed…
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. – Sacred and Inviolable Phase Shift (2018) FLAC & 320kbps
Artist: Shoko Nakagawa [中川翔子]
Year Of Release: 2006-2014
Genre: JPop / Rock
Quality: APE (Image+.cue)/MP3 320 kbps
Total Size: 4,5 Gb/3,02 Gb
Evanescence - Synthesis Live (2018) [SHM-CD]
Format: FLAC (image + .cue)
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz / 16 Bit
Source: Digital download
Title: Synthesis Live
Release Date: 2018
Bitrate: 947 kbps