• November 24, 2019

    GORILLA MASK - 'Brain Drain'. Great 4th album by Canadian/German/Austrian avant-garde jazz trio.

  • November 24, 2019

    MARY HALVORSON OCTET - 'Away With You'. American original avant-garde jazz guitar lady. Great musican!

  • November 23, 2019

    KIKA SPRANGERS - 'Human Trait'. Fantastic debut album by Dutch young sax player and composer with large ensemble.

  • September 25, 2019

    WICKED LADY - Complete Recordings 1969 - 1972.
    This UK heavy/fuzzy trio was shortlived and made some private recordings that got a proper release in 1993 and 1994. The Spanish Quality label Guerssen reissued the complete recordings in a box with 4 lp's in 2016. These had been previously released as two double lp's (also on cd) with vintage erotic artwork (see pictures right) which is also shown in the booklet of the boxset.

  • September 25, 2019

    WICKED LADY - The Axeman Cometh.
    Sharp and heavy riff loaden pieces with a lot of psych references that stood the test of time.

  • September 25, 2019

    WICKED LADY - Psychotic Overkill.
    Hard rock ahead of it's time that still appeals to todays listener and fans of early heavy rock and contemporary doom/stoner rock. Fans of the first Black Sabbath album should give this a listen!

  • September, 14, 2019

    STATUS QUO - Backbone. Excellent new studio album by British boogie merchants.

  • September, 14, 2019

    TARJA - In The Raw. New top album by top singer Tarja Turunen. She blows me away with her classical trained voice in a symphonic metal context.

  • September, 14, 2019

    STATUS QUO - The Last Night Night Of The Electrics. The legendary Quo live with current line-up. Top!

  • July, 12 - 2019

    WHITESNAKE - Flesh & Blood. - Absolute 2019 killer album. Their best and most driven album in years. Top muscians !!!!

  • July, 12 - 2019

    MARY HALVORSON OCTET - Away With You. - Great contemporary jazz by John Zorn side-woman. Double vinyl on 45 rpm with download code.

  • July, 11 - 2019

    MANFRED MANN CHAPTER III - Radio days Vol.3 - Live sessions & Studio rarities. Achive release by iconic experimental jazz-rock-fusion band by Manfred Mann. Pre-Earhband. If you want to learn about this great band, you should invest in their two studio albums. This is for fans and die-hards.

  • June, 9 - 2019

    FOGHAT - Live II - Fantastic 2006 double live album by British/American Boogie rockers. With singer Charlie Huhn. In August the band Headlines at Festival in Liege, Belgium. Finally, I'll get to see them!

  • June, 9 - 2019

    Great double live album by Belgian blues/folk/world legend. One part is acoustic, one part with band.

  • June, 9 - 2019

    Norwegian instrumental progressive/fusion band. Their second album is top!

  • April 29, 2019

    PRETTY THINGS - Emotions 1967) - The first of a trio of great psych albums by the Pretty Things. This one is a transitional album towards what was to follow. Orchestration was used and written by Reg Tilsey who also wrote arrangements for The Herd, P.J. Proby and Dave, Dee, Dozy, Mick & Tich.

  • April 29, 2019

    PRETTY THINGS - S.F. Sorrow (1968) - One of the first rock concept/opera albums and one of the greatest psych albums of all time.

  • April, 2019

    PRETTY THINGS - Parachute (1970) - The successor to S.F. Sorrow and another all time classic psych album. It was chosen album of the year in 1970 by Rolling Stone. It was a commercial flop but gathered cult status over the years.

  • April, 2019

    This month I have been exploring the whole Yngwie J. Malmsteen catalogue. What a musician !!!!! Pure virtuosity translated into breathtaking musicality! Let's not forget this extra-ordinary musician! 'Blue Lightning' is his latest effort with great blues covers and two selfwritten songs.

  • April, 2019

    YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's 'World On Fire' is a Japan only release. Great studio album form 2016!

  • April, 2019

    Great 1994 classic rock album by the Swedish/American master of the guitar.

  • Mars 7, 2019

    TINY LEGS TIM - Elsewhere Bound. Fifth album by Belgian blues great! Authentic blues with full band.

  • Mars 7, 2019

    JOHN MAYALL - Nobody Told Me. Mayall is back with a full guitar based blues album featuring Joe Bonamassa, Alex Lifeson (Rush), Steven Van Zandt (Springsteen), Todd Rundgren, Larry McCray and live guitarist Carolyn Wonderland.

  • Mars 7, 2019

    BRIAN AUGEER AND THE TRINITY with Julie Driscoll and Don Ellis - Berliner Jazztage - Berliner Philharmonie, November 7, 1968. Fantastic archive release. Great sound, great playin'. Steamin' record!

  • February 21, 2019

    PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS - Wild Life - 2LP limited 180 gr. Edition. Most underrated debut album by Wings. Expanded version. Top remaster!

  • February 21, 2019

    PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS - Red Rose Speedway - 2LP 180 gr. Originally planned double album released for the first time. One of my favorite Wings albums.

  • February 21, 2019

    SKUNK ANANSIE - 25live@25 - triple orange vinyl in box with posters and bonus 7" limited edition. Great live album by one of the greatest female fronted bands!

  • December 19, 2018

    MEZZOFORTE - 'Surprise Surprise' - Third album by Icelandic jazz-rock-fusion band.

  • December 19, 2018

    MEZZOFORTE - 'Rising' - Fifth studio album by Icelandic jazz-rock-fusion band.

  • December 19, 2018

    MEZZOFORTE - 'No Limits' - Sixth studioalbum by Icelandic jazz-rock-fusion band.

  • November 24, 2018

    Discovering a classical pearl: SCHUBERT - Messe en Mi Bémol Majeur. Beautiful choir work !!!

  • November 23, 2018

    Discovering a classical pearl by romantic composer RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - Schéhérazade. What a beauty!

  • November 22, 2018

    50th Anniversary Limited Edition of THE DOORS' most succesful album 'Waiting For The Sun'. By returning to it, I found out that it is also one of their best! Excellent stereo remastering on vinyl!

  • November, 4

    Jeff Beck Live At The Hollywood Bowl with guests. While Eric Clapton went mainstream and Jimmy Page got stuck in the Led Zeppelin years, Jeff Beck was a constant innovator in blues, jazz, fusion and cross-over. One of the true great guitarplayers in history!

  • November, 4

    THE DOORS debut album from 1967. It still sounds fresh today and this 50th aniversary remaster is a beauty!

  • November, 4

    PETER BANKS' first solo album with Jan Akkerman. Still a fantastic instrumental guitar album by a much underrated musician.

  • October, 2

    SOFT MACHINE - Hidden Details. Superb new album by Soft Machine featuring Roy Babbington, John Etheridge, John Marshall and Theo Travis. The double vinyl contains 4 extra tracks!

  • October, 2

    ANGEL - The Casablanca Years. 7 cd box with the complete Casablanca recordings of glam gods Angel. 5 Studio albums, 1 live album, 1 rarities album with mono mixes, soundtrack songs and b-sides. The absolute comprehensive Angel collection!

  • October, 2

    CHUBBY CHECKER - Slow Twistin'. Twist master going psychedelic in 1971 with early Hendrix producer Ed Chalpin. How bad stuff can fascinate!

  • September 17, 2018

    TARJA - Act II - Fantastic live recording of the great Tarja Turunen - A blending of an operatic voice with heavy metal. What a beauty !!!

  • September 17, 2018

    SIRENIA - Dim Days Of Dolor. Fantastic 2016 album by Norwegian gothic/symphonic metal band with French opera singer Emmanuelle Zoldan. One of my top albums of 2016!

  • September 17, 2018

    ANGEL - Helluva Band. Finally found an original US pressing of this pomp masterpiece. Sounds so much better than any European pressing!

  • September 10, 2018

    PAUL McCARTNEY - Station Egypt - 2LP Deluxe edition -audiophile vinyl. Macca still has it !!!!

  • September 10, 2018

    SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY - Detour Ahead - The Music Of Billie Holyday. Surprisingly good interpretations with great band arrangements.

  • September 10, 2018

    RYO FUKUI - Scenery. Stunning debut album by Japanese piano virtuoso, re-released on audiophile vinyl.

  • August 25, 2018

    MR. BIG - Live From Milan. New double live album by American melodic hard rock band with a funky/jazzy twist and top players.

  • August 23, 2018

    MR. BIG - Defying Gravity. Latest studio offering by Mr. Big.

  • August 25, 2018

    HERBIE HANCOCK - Sextant. 1972 elektro-funk album by jazz master.