Category Archive: Review

Oct 27 2016

Amy Winehouse – Back To Black

Family favorite Amy Winehouse – Back To Black is 10 years old. This album still sounds fantastic and still moves, even after listening all those times!

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Oct 16 2016

Prince – The Rainbow Children

15 years old already: Prince – The Rainbow Childen, a controversial album, but also an artistic highlight. A tribute to an unknown Prince album.

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Oct 01 2016

Public Enemy – Apocalypse 91…The Enemy Strikes Black

25 years ago today Public Enemy’s last masterpiece was released: Apocalypse 91…The Enemy Strikes Black. Saw them live at the time: impressive and unforgettable. A tribute to a hip-hop classic!

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Sep 27 2016

Prince & The New Power Generation – Diamonds And Pearls

The first Prince album to disappoint me: Prince & The New Power Generation – Diamonds And Pearls. Looking back on the 25 year-old album.

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Sep 20 2016

Queen: my very first music love

Queen? Really? Yes, really. Queen is the first music that genuinely felt mine. Loved the music, image, everything! Up until Jazz/Live Killers.

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Sep 13 2016

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

One of the most moving records I have ever heard. Nick Cave doesn’t sweeten his heartfelt sorrow over losing his son. It’s a stunningly beautiful and moving record…

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Aug 29 2016

Sezen Aksu – Söylüyor

Sezen Aksu, the most important person within Turkish (pop)music of the last decades, in 1989 made this beautiful Söylüyor. A tribute.

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Aug 18 2016

30 years ago, the best show I ever witnessed

1986 was an important year. I turned 20 years old, moved to Amsterdam into a (spaceous) flat. I bought my first cd-player and on August 18th I went to a concert that would resound for years to come: Prince & The Revolution at Ahoy Rotterdam.

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Jun 24 2016

The Family Stand – Moon In Scorpio

Unknown, unloved. That sadly applies to this album. A masterpiece by a fantastic band with top singer Sandra St. Victor.

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Dec 25 2015

David Bowie Is exhibit

Beautiful exhibit, with lots of nice and special items (Synthi synthesizer!). Had a great afternoon in Groningen with Rachid.

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Nov 18 1996

Emancipation? No, thank u!

1996: Emancipation has just been released. I post this review in newsgroup alt.music.prince. Nice to re-read this after all those years!

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