Category Archive: Review

Jul 21 2017

Guns N’ Roses – Appetite For Destruction

The debut by Guns N’ Roses from 1987 had some startup issues. After that Appetite For Destruction conquered the rock audience and the world. The story of a breath of fresh air, that was badly needed.

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Jul 13 2017

Introducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent D’Arby

When Terence Trent D’Arby’s debut was released in 1987, it was a sensation. He was very sure of his own self and thought his debut was pure genius. How does it hold up in 2017?

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Jul 07 2017

Eric B. & Rakim – Paid In Full

Eric B. & Rakim’s Paid In Full has been a hip-hop classic for 30 years. An essential link in sampling and intelligent rap. A tribute!

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Jul 02 2017

I Feel Love: the future is here and now!

Donna Summer’s I Feel Love is 40 years old. It sounded futuristic then and it still sounds otherworldly. A great dance record, influencing the music of that era and the music of today!

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Jun 24 2017

Prince & The Revolution – Purple Rain Deluxe Expanded

The deluxe expanded version of Purple Rain. For the first time since ages once again nervous about a Prince release. Rightfully so?

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Jun 23 2017

Danko Jones – Born A Lion

Danko Jones’ debut-album from 2002 Born A Lion is 35 minutes long ultratight energetic rock ‘n’ roll played with passion and fire!

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Jun 18 2017

King Crimson 1981 – 1984

I ran into King Crimson’s Three Of A Perfect Pair at the library. It connected. A look back on the best King Crimson era.

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Jun 13 2017

Joan As Police Woman & Benjamin Lazar Davis – Let It Be You

Joan As Police Woman & Benjamin Lazar Davis made the album Let It Be You in 2016. A beautiful album inspired by Central-African Pygmees!

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Jun 08 2017

Joe Jackson – Night And Day

Joe Jackson’s Night And Day is 35 years old and it still sounds like it was made yesterday. The best (and best selling) album by Jackson, followed by one of the most exciting tours of all time. A classic album, classic concerts!

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Jun 03 2017

Bob Marley & The Wailers – Exodus

40 years ago Bob Marley & The Wailers released the album Exodus. According to many their best or even the best reggae album of all time. Made when Marley was forcibly exiled in England. A review.

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May 26 2017

Jill Jones, one of the best Prince satellite acts

Jill Jones´ first and only Paisley Park album is one of the best Prince satellite albums. A rich and varied album, that obviously got a lot of attention and focus while making it. A review.

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May 21 2017

Discharge – Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing

Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing by Discharge turns 35 years old. The loudest album I knew at the time, went on to be invaluable for heavy metal and punk. Besides that, it´s one of the best albums of all time!

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May 05 2017

The Congos – Heart Of the Congos

In 1977 Lee “Scratch” Perry made one his masterpieces at his Black Ark Studio in Jamaica: Heart Of The Congos, a beautiful roots reggae album. A retrospective view.

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Apr 19 2017

Prince – Deliverance

Deliverance is a new Prince EP, which is supposed to be released on April 21st 2017. However, right-ssues make the release uncertain. A review.

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Apr 16 2017

Killing Joke – Revelations

Killing Joke’s third album Revelations is their best. The first Killing Joke to be produced by the legendary Conny Plank. A tribute to a unique album.

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