Few other bands can grapple three decades of genre-defying musical innovation and still sound fresh, but The Necks do it with supreme class on Unfold, a four-track album pressed up on double vinyl and gifted the mastering touch of Rashad Becker at D&M.
The label state these four tracks are not numbered deliberately, leaving the listener to navigate with a CD reissue; finally, the long out of print box has been completely reissued.
View full article » Louisville’s Twin Limb have been working as the back-up band for Jim James’ (My Morning Jacket) solo shows and now they are stepping out on their own with a new album, Haplo. The evening was captured on film by director Martin Scorsese.
Another distinguishing factor is the cheerful blare of the Dutch Radio Big Band, who are big and brassy without overwhelming the singer. The complete Folk Devils singles collection plus bonus unreleased demo recordings.
Joplin and her band Big Brother & the Holding Company had earned extensive press notice ever since they played the Monterey Pop Festival in June 1967, but for a year after that their only recorded work was a poorly produced, self-titled album that they’d done early in their history for Mainstream Records; and it took the band and the best legal minds at Columbia Records seven months to extricate them from their Mainstream contract, so that they could sign with Columbia.
All the while, demand continued to build, and they still faced the problem of actually delivering something worthy of the press they’d been getting — Columbia even tried to record…
In 2015, ARIA award winning singer / songwriter Josh Pyke joined the incredible Sydney Symphony Orchestra, for two stunning shows at the iconic Sydney Opera House.
After showcasing his talents alongside conductor Christopher Dragon, Pyke releases Live at the Sydney Opera House.
features 16 tracks including songs from Pyke’s previous 4 albums.