(((O))) Category: Past Echoes

Echoes of the Past: White Willow – Ex Tenebris

Going through the second album is like looking through an old scrapbook, reflecting the wonderful memories you had.

White Willow – Ignis Fatuus

With Jacob Holm-Lupo’s remastering sound on Ignis Fatuus, he brings in these vibrant textures to make it sound crisp, up to date, and respectable to the original.

John Howard – Kid in a Big World

Howard’s the unsung hero that would have given the ‘70s singer-songwriting genre, a real massive kick in the gut.

Echoes of the Past: Black Sabbath – Live Evil (Super Deluxe)

If you’re very new to Sabbath after discovering the Ozzy-era and want to embark on the Dio years, this is the one that is highly recommended.

Echoes of the Past: Andrew Gold – The Fraternal Order of the All: Greetings from Planet Love

Throughout the passages of time, Andrew Gold’s fraternity is worth exploring.

Echoes of the Past: Renaissance – Azure d’Or (Expanded Edition)

It’s time to give this album another chance, and understand why it was so far ahead of its time.

Echoes of the Past: Brian Davison’s Every Which Way – Brian Davison’s Every Which Way

…..it’s time to give Every Which Way, the proper recognition it deserves, and the amount of respect for Brian’s legacy that Esoteric has unleashed three years ago during those tricky times when the world shut down due to the pandemic.

Echoes of the Past: John McLaughlin, John Surman, Karl Berger, Stu Martin, and Dave Holland – Where Fortune Smiles

While the album was released in 1971, it remains one of the true unsung gems in the history of free-jazz.

Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon… 50 Years On

Pink Floyd was, and still is the joy, that carries with us from the past, present, and now.

Echoes of the Past: Andrew Gold – Lonely Boy: The Asylum Years Anthology

This here is a must-have if you want to get into Gold’s music and understand why he was ahead of his time and often under the radar. It is time to give Andrew, the proper recognition he deserves.

Echoes of the Past: The Alan Parsons Project – The Turn of a Friendly Card: Limited Edition

The romantic, the beauty, the dark side of gambling, and the escapism that you crave, the concept still works wonderfully well as you put this album on from start to finish. Because it’ll never go away. It stays with you, for the rest of time.

Echoes of the Past: Charles Snider – The Strawberry Bricks Guide to Progressive Rock

Whether you agree with Snider or not, it’s his opinion that has honesty, and throughout his own personal choices that’ll make you want to dust off your old records from your personal library you hadn’t played for quite a while and put them on and slide a needle into the groove and use it as an alternate soundtrack to the Strawberry Bricks.

Echoes of the Past: Pat Mastelotto & Markus Reuter – Face

This is their answer Godfrey Reggio’s Qatsi trilogy as they take us through various musical landscapes mixed in with a mapped out adventure that is the ride of a lifetime.

Echoes of the Past: Unreal City – Frammenti Notturni

The band’s third album is a gem of a kind of what they were doing in the lion’s den and returning with another holy grail from AMS Records.

Echoes of the Past: Stomu Yamashta – Seasons: The Island Albums 1972-1976

….it showcases one of the true composer’s to bring the sounds of classical, jazz, Asian music, avant-garde, and progressive rock in all of its glory.

Echoes of the Past: Anthony Phillips – The “Living Room” Concert

While this might be an introduction for the next generation to be a part of Anthony’s music, he gives listeners an insight on where he’s come from.

Echoes of the Past: Rush – Moving Pictures (40th Anniversary)

40 years later, and we’re still talking about it. I have no words to describe what made Rush’s Moving Pictures one of their magnum opuses, but the band’s gravitation, craftsmanship, and the fellowship that Alex, Geddy, and Neil had with each other.

Echoes of the Past – Arthur Brown’s Kingdom Come – Eternal Messenger: An Anthology 1970-1973

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.

Echoes of the Past: Sid Smith – In the Court of King Crimson: An Observation over Fifty Years

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.

Echoes of the Past: Renaissance – Scheherazade and Other Stories

…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.

Echoes of The Past: Steppenwolf – Magic Carpet Ride: The Dunhill /ABC Years 1967 – 1971

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.

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