(((O))) Category: Past Echoes
If you interested to be a part of the Eternal Messenger’s rocket ship, be prepared to explore the sound, vision, and out of this world craziness from Arthur Brown’s Kingdom Come.
If you want to get into the sound of the band’s music, then Sid Smith’s book is a must have by entering the Cirkus of the Sailor’s Tale.
…an amazing reissue that gives Scheherazade and Other Stories the treatment it deserves. And I hope there’ll be a few more Renaissance reissues to come in 2022. But let’s take a trip down to the fair, and fly on our magic carpet to hear the stories of the Arabian Nights once more with an operatic form.
It’s time to embark on a magic carpet ride to be a part of Steppenwolf’s adventure and understand why they were ahead of their time. So let’s get our motors runnin’ and head down to the highway to look for more adventures of Steppenwolf’s Magic Carpet Ride: The Dunhill / ABC Years 1967 – 1971.
Mandoki Soulmates’ music may not be everyone’s cup of tea per se, but this double album is quite an adventure. . .
An underappreciated gem from the vaults of black metal, Death and the Beyond offers escapism of the most exquisite kind.
Even after all these years ‘Live After Death’ ranks is one of the greatest live albums ever.
An essential album from a band with an all-too-short career.
If you feel like taking a break from Kyuss and Nightmares on Wax, but don’t want to hang up your smoking jacket, you may want to give these guys a try.
It’s a combination of the band’s best ideas on the path of finding their own sound – and therefore the listener must appreciate this album more as being the journey rather than the destination.
Ben Cunnigham takes a retrospective look at Third Eye Foundation’s Matt Elliot’s first solo album from 2003.
Owen’s (Mike Kinsella) Ghost Town album turned five last month. Simone Del Deo takes a retrospective look at this hidden gem of an album.
A retrospective look at Red Sparowes’ magnificent, genre defining second album, Every Red Heart Shines Towards The Red Sun.
American Idiot is now a colossal brand. It’s not just a rock opera, it has stretched its wings onto the stage as a major play. The political drenched masterstroke, has taken the world by storm, pushing the boundaries of art. And Green Day deserve the success. They were a band teetering on the brink, falling wayward, totally unequipped and out of inspiration.
To mark it’s re-issue on vinyl for the first time in 20 years, Si Forster looks back at Faith No More’s seminal debut album.
With the re-release of ‘The MCA Albums 1973-1975’, Andy Little dives into Budgie’s legacy as the hard rock and proto-metal powerhouse of the 70’s and 80’s.
By: Martyn Coppack The first thing that springs to mind for most people when the name Bruce Springsteen crops up in conversation is the image of a stadium rousing blue collar hero from the swamps of New Jersey. It’s an image cemented in peoples minds a …
A look at the role of revolution in the music of Fela Kuti, as inspired by Albert Camus. By Cameron Pikó
“Excluding voluminous posthumous releases, Frank Zappa released over 60 albums between 1966 and 1993. Composer, conductor, guitarist satirist with an obscene and juvenile bent – how does one even approach such an intimidating and potentially impenetrable discography?”. This piece tries to answer that question, with input from a range of musicians. By Cameron Piko
“It’s an album which deserves to be listened to in one sitting and repeated listens introduce more elements to the story. Perhaps the final words should be as they are written on the album sleeve: Play it loud and with the lights off.” Martyn Coppack writes about Brave, and its importance in Marillion’s history.
“My heart was broken, I was confused, it was a Sunday, I had to tidy the house…I put on Physical Graffiti.” Martyn Coppack talks about the significance to him of this seminal Led Zeppelin album.