Category: Review

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.

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?

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.

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.

Altın Gün – On

Altın Gün. A band from Amsterdam that plays funky Turkish psychedelic folk rock. It sounds great and truly is funky. Their first album On comes highly recommended!

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.

New Order – Blue Monday

35 years ago New Order released the 12-inch Blue Monday. A shock to people ‘with good taste’. An impressive, innovative and exciting song to the rest.

Zappa In New York

Frank Zappa played in New York with his otherworldly band. The story on the double live album and classic songs like Titties & Beer, Punky’s Whips, The Illinois Enema Bandit and The Black Page.

Madonna – Ray Of Light

Madonna’s Ray Of Light made sure that Madonna could be taken seriously. Was it that good an album? Yes, it most definitely was!

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Push The Sky Away

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ 2013 Push The Sky Away album finds Nick Cave still being relevant. He delivers a great album, which contains two all time Nick Cave classics. Impressive!

Van Halen – The best debut album of all time?

40 years ago one of the best debut albums of all time was released: the first album by Van Halen. The savior of hard rock and a new standard for guitar players. A look back.

Iggy And The Stooges – Raw Power

By 1972 The Stooges and Iggy Pop were in shambles. As a long time fan, David Bowie helped out. It would result in the ultimate template for punk: Iggy And The Stooges – Raw Power!

Prince – Crystal Ball / The Truth / Kamasutra

3 albums. 5 cd’s, 1 release: Prince is self-supporting and we shall know about it as well. Was it the right choice? Did the music suffer from the entrepreneurship? A look back.

Foxygen – We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic

Foxygen released the single San Fransisco 5 years ago. And then the wait for the album began. We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic proved to be a beautiful album. A look back.

Fischer-Z 1979-1981

Fischer-Z 1979-1981: The story on the first incarnation of John Watts’ band. From Word Salad and Going Deaf For A Living to Red Skies Over Paradise.