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posted a review of Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um. 3 days ago
Strange edit skips on the 1rst track. WTF? (word word)
posted a comment on Various - Epic Presents The Unsigned Vol. II. 6 days ago
America's best Unsigned bands.....they remained UNSIGNED after a record called: America's best Unsigned bands....was released.....BY THEM....a complete contradiction and a slap in the face to the bands they "chose".
posted a comment on Big Noise (7) - Virgin's Delight. 6 days ago
About 10 copies made it out to the world in 1984. I found one at a street sale in NYC in 1988. This band features Bufford O'Sullivan (The Skaflaws, Easy Star Dub All Stars), Nelson Bragg (The Brian Wilson Band) & Peter Buettner, Woodstock, NY ... See full review
submitted Big Noise (7) - Virgin's Delight. 6 days ago
posted a comment on Bus (13) - Never Decide. 8 days ago
LISTEN TO THIS BAND!!!! Click on the video that says: "You better come in". Then, after you pick your brain up off the floor,
you go and buy this record. NB
posted a comment on Deep Space Destructors - Psychedelogy. 8 days ago
Gargantuan. Just f*cking amazing. The art and music is everything you need for space travel. It IS your soundtrack to the universe. NB
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submitted Jack Mittleman - English River. 9 days ago
posted a comment on Nelson Bragg - Day Into Night. 11 days ago
steelderrickmusic.com has this LP for sale. It's on blue marbled vinyl and features a who's who of contemporary pop musicians. This album is folk rock and has huge acoustic guitars and harmonies. NB
posted a comment on Kip Boardman - BOARDMAN. 11 days ago
steelderrickmusic.com has this amazing live in studio LP to purchase. Insert, download card, virgin vinyl. Kip Boardman is an amazing songwriter/singer (think early Steely Dan and JJ Cale) and this is an all-star band that features massive pedal steel ... See full review
posted a comment on Van Halen - Zero Demos. 24 days ago
Well. Man? Ya Know? Unofficial. It should be. BUT.....Holy God in Heaven does this f*cking record blow the doors off. I mean, it's incredible......and I'm not a great big VH fan. But this....this.....is....indispensable. N
posted a comment on The Osmonds - Crazy Horses. 26 days ago
The Osmond Brothers go metal. That's right...the title track Crazy Horses is a hard rocking' excercise in metal along w/ Life is Hard Enough & Hold Me Tight....a superb rock outting for these non-rock Mormons. As if that's not enough....the rest of the ... See full review
posted a comment on The Osmonds - Crazy Horses. 26 days ago
The Osmond Brothers go metal. That's right...the title track Crazy Horses is a hard rocking' excercise in metal along w/ Life is Hard Enough & Hold Me Tight....a superb rock outting for these non-rock Mormons. As if that's not enough....the rest of the ... See full review
posted a comment on Starry Eyed & Laughing* - Starry Eyed & Laughing. 26 days ago
Featuring the absolute Roger McGuin of England: The Great Tony Poole on 1967 12 string Ricky 330. I wouldn't compare Tony to McGuin if it wasn't cool and trust me...it is and the band is every bit as cool The Byrds were too. in fact, they continued where ... See full review
posted a comment on The Rollers - Elevator. 26 days ago
The Bay City Rollers decide to grow up while simultaneously attract a grown up audience. The results are stunning. They threw away the tartan, added South African, Duncan Faure as lead singer/co-writer and never looked back. The results are one of the ... See full review
posted a comment on The Rollers - Elevator. 26 days ago
The Bay City Rollers decide to grow up while simultaneously attract a grown up audience. The results are stunning. They threw away the tartan, added South African, Duncan Faure as lead singer/co-writer and never looked back. The results are one of the ... See full review
submitted The Pop - Go!. 26 days ago
posted a comment on The Quick (3) - Mondo Deco. 26 days ago
Is this an official release? Is this an unofficial release?
posted a review of Poco (3) - Head Over Heels. 26 days ago
The best Poco album that no one ever listens to. No hit? No sales. That's a damn shame because this Poco album probably has the most vocal harmonies of any album they made. The song writing is way more interesting than most of the other albums to. Quite ... See full review
posted a review of The Osmonds - Crazy Horses. 27 days ago
The Osmond Brothers go metal. That's right...the title track Crazy Horses is a hard rocking' excercise in metal along w/ Life is Hard Enough & Hold Me Tight....a superb rock outting for these non-rock Mormons. As if that's not enough....the rest of the ... See full review
posted a comment on The Grateful Dead - Terrapin Station. 27 days ago
The one Grateful Dead album I own. I guess that makes me an Un-Grateful Dead fan. But I sure do love this record. Terrapin Station is my fave Dead song as it is a sprawling exercise in symphonic/choral prog-rock. It was a departure for them that seemed ... See full review
posted a review of America (2) - Holiday. 27 days ago
What could happen when George Martin produces AND arranges songs for America? One would think that was big news. But it wasn't and Holiday is known as the home of Tin Man instead, a reletively big hit for the band. That's good...but lying in the grooves ... See full review
posted a review of Electric Light Orchestra - No Answer. 27 days ago
The 1st ELO album, the rare Lynne/Wood collaboration, the dividing point between The Move and ELO. Cellos rule the day. Bombast rules the night. No Answer is a weird record in that it's beauty lies in treading untraveled ground with chamber music and ... See full review
posted a comment on Badfinger - Wish You Were Here. 27 days ago
The Green 2018 Edition!!! The masterpiece of Badfinger. As good as Straight Up is, it is eclipsed by Wish You Were Here. All band members contribute songs and lead vocals for the first time. Every song is placed perfectly in a complete listening ... See full review
posted a comment on Badfinger - Wish You Were Here. 27 days ago
The masterpiece of Badfinger. As good as Straight Up is, it is eclipsed by Wish You Were Here. All band members contribute songs and lead vocals for the first time. Every song is placed perfectly in a complete listening experience that seems to defy ... See full review
posted a comment on Badfinger - Straight Up. 28 days ago
The power pop album of all time. But up until the 1990's few knew of it's brilliance or even it's existence. Badfinger was wiped off the map. Slowly as the CD era developed, so did awareness of the band and in 1993 Straight Up was issued w/6 of the most ... See full review
posted a comment on Be-Bop Deluxe* - Drastic Plastic. 28 days ago
My fave Be Bop Deluxe as it has Love In Flames, Superenigmatic and the masterpiece: Panic In The World. Bill Nelson holds a very special place in the world of guitar players. He is as unfamous as a guitar virtuoso can be. He revolutionized electronic ... See full review
posted a comment on Bill Nelson's Red Noise* - Sound On Sound. 28 days ago
The greatest post punk avant new wave album ever? I think so. This is The Normal on steroids. Bill Nelson wowed us with Be Bop Deluxe and this, his first solo album took us to a bizarre place that made us jump up and down frantically like nervous bugs at ... See full review
posted a comment on The Bliss Band - Dinner With Raoul. 28 days ago
A lot of Steely Dan fans bought this record as they heard about the influence...intended or not, we bought it. The 2nd Bliss Band LP was much less influenced. That said, it's a catchy 70's artifact that has great songs and optimizes the late 70's in the ... See full review
posted a comment on J.J. Cale - Troubadour. 28 days ago
In the world of "Cool", no one was more than JJ Cale. His songs are made for any occasion where your feelin' good, relaxed, kinda stoned, kinda trouble free, just perfect. His guitar playing was a thing of beauty. Slick, but raw, understated yet tricky. ... See full review
posted a comment on City Boy - Young Men Gone West. 28 days ago
Get this for the endless laugh you and your dumb friends will have when you hear Bordello Nights. Once you hear it....you can't un-hear it....which may not be bad. It's that outrageous.
The rest of the album is that UK sophisti-pop ala Stackridge or ... See full review
posted a comment on The Grass Roots - Move Along. 28 days ago
We all have that 1st record our mother or father bought us before we knew what rock and roll or pop really was (and sadly before they knew either...). This was my 1st album. It isn't bad but wasn't great either. It's all I had so I played it and only it ... See full review
posted a comment on Electric Light Orchestra - No Answer. 28 days ago
The 1st ELO album, the rare Lynne/Wood collaboration, the dividing point between The Move and ELO. Cellos rule the day. Bombast rules the night. No Answer is a weird record in that it's beauty lies in treading untraveled ground with chamber music and ... See full review
posted a comment on The Flame* - The Flame. 28 days ago
The greatest album to bridge The Beatles & The Beach Boys. No record has ever been made to equal the status of that claim. It's Beach Boys Today, it's Abbey Road. It's Summer Days it's The White Album. Astonishing guitar and gargantuan vocal pop from ... See full review
submitted Dwight Twilley Band - Twilley Don't Mind. about 1 month ago
posted a comment on Various, Frank Zappa - Serious Music. about 1 month ago
It seems like 30 years I looked for this. Then one day at a store in L.A. there it was for 10 bucks. They just didn't know. I expected the guy to kinda back out in selling it to me. That said, one man's roof is another man's ceiling. Paul Frees narrates ... See full review
posted a comment on Frank Zappa - Sleep Dirt. about 1 month ago
My favorite Zappa album...period. Now I know a lot of Zappa fans will find this really weird and uncalled for. I mean, it's all instrumental and is kinda classical etc. etc. Well as anybody knows if you like any Zappa product, it's going to be different, ... See full review
posted a comment on Frank Zappa - Shut Up 'N Play Yer Guitar. about 1 month ago
Zappa is my favorite guitarist. He doesn't sound like anyone. His guitar is immediately recognizable making Zappa original. Being original in these times is next to impossible and frequently either regarded callously or shunned completely. This is why I ... See full review
posted a comment on Barbra Joan Streisand* - Barbra Joan Streisand. about 1 month ago
Steely Dan related: I Mean To Shine was written by Fagen & Becker. Plus the all gal rock band Fanny plays all over this as well as tons of Wrecking Crew. Two Lennon songs are included (unfortunately). Definitely a product of the early 70's "therapy rock" ... See full review
posted a comment on Thomas Jefferson Kaye* - First Grade. about 1 month ago
Steely Dan related: American Lovers & Jones are two Becker/Fagen songs. They also play on the album. Dusty Springfield on backing vocals?? Plus a Wrecking Crew who's who of players. I need to listen though...be right back. N
posted a comment on Donald Fagen, The New York Rock And Soul Revue - Off The Record Special W/ Mary Turner #92-08, Week Of Feb. 17, 1992. about 1 month ago
Interview with Donald Fagen about his New York Rock & Soul Revue CD and show. Really engaging with the ever sharp as a tack Mary Turner. It's a great listen and is an audiophile disc!! N
submitted Donald Fagen, The New York Rock And Soul Revue - Off The Record Special W/ Mary Turner #92-08, Week Of Feb. 17, 1992. about 1 month ago
posted a comment on Donald Fagen - New Frontier. about 1 month ago
The only Donald Fagen 12" vinyl "picture" sleeve in existence. 1983 brought this UK 3 track EP to light and it is now very expensive. The 45 RPM sound of these 3 songs make the fidelity so stunning you'll never want to hear any other versions again. Many ... See full review
posted a comment on Donald Fagen - The Nightfly. about 1 month ago
My copy has green "Donald Fagen" & blue "The Nightfly" There is no information anywhere about why some copies have this cover variation. (also Masterdisk RL in the dead wax) My belief is that it is a very early & good pressing. That said, 1982 brought ... See full review
posted a comment on Steely Dan - Sun Mountain. about 1 month ago
Sun Mountain was the first in a long long series of bogus Steely Dan demo product that would plague them forever. I like this UK LP because it is the 1st on Vinyl. German press: Berrytown, is a very close twin release from the same year ('85)...but I ... See full review
posted a comment on Walter Becker / Donald Fagen - The Early Years. about 1 month ago
The dog years for Dan fans had begun. We got Fagen's Nightfly in 1982 but things seemed bleak for more Steely Dan. Then one day in college 1983 I saw this in the bins. I literally gasped..."What the hell is this"? I mumbled as I fished through my pockets ... See full review
posted a comment on Robert Klein - The Robert Klein Radio Show Steely Dan. about 1 month ago
The first SD Interview I had ever heard. They sounded so normal yet super nerdy and erudite. Klein is hilarious as his reputation says and SD keep up. The tracks they play are SUPER HiFi. better than their respective releases (radio rules) so, Goucho and ... See full review
posted a comment on Steely Dan - Gaucho. about 1 month ago
No album was a product of the 70's crashing down on the band that made it more than Goucho. SD imploded during production and suffered irreputable damage. The question remains: How did this thing turn out so good??...coupled with: Wow this thing is ... See full review
posted a comment on Steely Dan - Bent Over Backwards. about 1 month ago
The 2nd Steely Dan Bootleg and mostly Katy Lied roughs and work tapes. There are 2 live from The Midnight Specials well. Not a bad record but kinda weak. The best part is Fagen reacting to Dias' solo to Gold Teeth II. Classic. This and Rotoscope Down ... See full review
posted a comment on Steely Dan - Rotoscope Down . about 1 month ago
(2 copies) Rotoscope Down is the 1st Steely Dan bootleg. It's live in L.A. 1974 and it is incredible. The band pretty much blows the doors off. You learn that Steely Dan WAS a band and it fact...a ROCK band...something they learned to hate quickly. Mike ... See full review