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Travels With Pat Metheny

This is an introduction to the delights of the hugely influential guitarist, composer and bandleader Pat Metheny. It’s an 11-track instrumental collection only skimming the surface of his lengthy career, touching on the late-70s through the mid-80s, showcasing that instantly … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Blackout!

Welcome to the Blackout (Live London ’78) is a live album by David Bowie recorded on the Isolar II Tour. It had a limited vinyl release on 21 April 2018 for Record Store Day. A more widely available CD edition is due … Continue reading

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High Fidelity – Costello in the 80s

High Fidelity – Costello in the 80s High Fidelity I Hope You’re Happy Now Lover’s Walk Man Out of Time New Amsterdam Brilliant Mistake This Town A Good Year for the Roses Blue Chair Human Hands From a Whisper to … Continue reading

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Roger Waters – Melbourne Concert

Back in the late-70s & early-80s the only exposure I had to Pink Floyd were lengthy listening sessions with a friend and his battered copy of Dark Side of the Moon, without fail the climactic Brain Damage/Eclipse finale would always give … Continue reading

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Bowie – Modern Day Masterpeices

It’s a good time of the year to post Bowie – Modern Day Masterpieces. This two-part, 30 track collection covers Bowie materiel from 1984-2016: Part 1 (mp3) Blackstar – Blackstar (2016) Where Are We Now? – The Next Day (2013) … Continue reading

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Bowie – Let’s Dance demo

An early demo of ‘Let’s Dance’ has been released to celebrate what would have been the 71st birthday of David Bowie. Check it out below. The track, which featured on the 1983 album of the same name, was recorded a … Continue reading

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Duderama – Alfa Romeo (2017)

Surface to Air records presents Alfa Romeo, simultaneously the most quintessential and adventurous avant-rock outing from Duderama to date. Free to stream or download in your favourite format for a limited time only. So get yours. Today. Also available for … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan and The Band – The Best of the Basement Tapes (1967)

Bob Dylan and The Band- The Best of the Basement Tapes It was the birth of lo-fi. Dylan and the Band holed up in Big Pink, West Saugerties, New York from June to October 1967 to record a number of original … Continue reading

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The Kinks – Top 50 Songs

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You may have missed them along the way, they always seemed second fiddle to the likes of the Beatles and the Stones, or during the wave of like-sounding garage whimsy of 90s pop –…

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Tom Petty

Its seems appropriate this week to post Perfect Petty, a compilation of tracks lifted from the first five faultless Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers records. The man was a rock and roll institution with a signature sound, who never made … Continue reading

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