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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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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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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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Neil Young Hitchhiker

Neil Young – Hitchhiker Another year, another abandoned Neil Young album unearthed. Recorded in a single nocturnal session with long time producer David Briggs in 1976 in Malibu, California, Hitchhiker captures Young during a particularly unpolished yet productive period. The … Continue reading

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The Andy Summers Playlist

Andy Summers. The ex-Police wizard guitarist has challenged listeners to a solo-career best of compilation via the less than ideal file sharing platform Spotify to win a signed guitar. In celebration of Andy’s vinyl 2XLP release of Triboluminescence limited release, a special … Continue reading

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Queen – News of the World (1977)

The terrifying cover art for Queen’s 1977 album News of the World is an update of a painting by science fiction illustrator Frank Kelly Freas. Originally designed for a October 1953 issue of the comic book “Astounding”, it features the … Continue reading

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The Todd Rundgren Odyssey (1970-1981)

The tracks on this two-disc compilation are taken from the multi-instrumentalist, seminal years: 1970-1981. Diverse and eclectic, this is a companion piece to Ballads, although still something of an introductory odyssey, recommended for anyone looking to begin exploring the delights … Continue reading

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#1: George Harrison – All Things Must Pass (1970)

Hi. Here at Pierce’s Press I take a look at bloated, self-indulgent, expansive double albums and gleefully trim it back to a single, dreck-free, no filler, concise, listenable record without having to reach for the skip button or needle re-positioning. I think … Continue reading

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Teenage Fanclub: The Best 2000-2017

Teenage Fanclub’s history is now part of rock folk-law: Nirvana label-mates (Geffen), huge critical acclaim in the USA, missed out on mainstream success, made some of the best records of the era (1991’s Bandwagonesque, 1995’s Grand Prix, 1997’s Songs from Northern Britain). Since … Continue reading

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