May 19 2018

Herman Brood makes two great rock albums in 1 year!

1978: Herman Brood makes two great rock records in 1 year! Shpritsz and Cha Cha are among the very best that Dutch rock ‘n roll has ever produced. 40 years ago Herman Brood took The Netherlands by storm. A look back on a true phenomenon!

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May 14 2018

Classixx – Hanging Gardens

In 2013, 5 years ago today, Classixx, after long deliberation, finally released their debut album. Hanging Gardens is a ‘feel good’ dance album, that is great to listen to.

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May 10 2018

Lovesexy: Prince’s crowning achievement

After Dirty Mind, Controversy, 1999, Purple Rain, Around The World In A Day, Parade and Sign O’ The Times (and the withdrawn The Black Album) Prince just delivers another masterpiece. Where does it end? Another title added to the already impressive list of genius albums: Lovesexy!

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May 06 2018

The Child Of Lov

In 2013 The Child Of Lov’s debut is released. A total stranger. Slowly, but surely, more information is revealed. It turns out to a Belgian Dutchman. Unfortunately, The Child Of Lov passes away the same year…

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Apr 28 2018

Cheap Trick At Budokan: The Complete Concert

Cheap Trick At Budokan: The Complete Concert. 20 Years ago, the Japanese show from 20 years earlier, was re-released. Complete, this time! A fantastic document of a band at the peak of their powers. A look back.

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Apr 20 2018

Roger Daltrey goes solo

During a short break from commitments for The Who, Roger Daltrey fulfills his own dream. A solo album. It turns into a success. Is the album any good?

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Apr 14 2018

Grease is the word

In 1978 a movie of a musical was the craze of the summer. The movie and its merchandising were everywhere. A look back at the romantic comedy that filled the eyes and ears of adolescents all over the world.

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Apr 07 2018

Prince makes his debut: For You

In 1978, 40 years ago, Prince Rogers Nelson makes his debut. The start of a career of one of the most interesting, influential and exciting artists of all time.

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Mar 30 2018

Paradiso, the most beautiful concert venue turns 50

Paradiso, the ultimate concert venue of The Netherlands and surrounding countries of the world, turns 50 years old. A look back on its rich history and a tribute to 50 years of pop music in Amsterdam.

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Mar 24 2018

Mandrill – Composite Truth

Composite Truth is the third album by the heavily underrated and way too unknown (funk) band Mandrill. A tribute to a forgotten masterpiece.

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