Category: Review

Parliament – Flash Light

Parliament – Flash Light: One of the most important and influential singles of all time. How Bernie Worrell made history.

Prince – C-Note

C-Note: Within 3 days after Xpectation another new Prince album? European and Japanese soundcheck recordings from the One Nite Alone… Tour 2002!

Prince – Xpectation

All of a sudden, on New Year’s day 2003, a new Prince album was released, exclusively available to members of the NPG Music Club. A jazz album with special guest Vanessa Mae.

Closing of 2017

Closing of 2017. What was good? What wasn’t? What were the main events? What stories were favorite? A look back at 2017.

Elvis’ Christmas Album

Elvis’ Christmas Album was released in 1957. It caused a stir in those days. The second album didn’t, but that did contain Merry Christmas Baby!

Saturday Night Fever

40 years ago today the movie Saturday Night Fever premiered in American cinemas. A story on disco, film, music, lies and an other time.

The Jam – Dig The New Breed

After 5 years Paul Weller needed a change. The Jam was no more. A farewell tour was organized and a compilation live-album was released: Dig The New Breed.

The Black Album: Prince gets funky

In 1987 The Black Album was to be released. It ultimately wasn’t. At the very last minute Prince retracted the album. What prompted that decision?

The evening of Sinterklaas Day 1977 & Queen’s News Of The World

On the evening of Sinterklaas Day 1977 I got the latest Queen album: News Of The World! How does it hold up today? A look back.

Donny Hathaway – Live

Donny Hathaway’s Live is one of the best live albums of all times by one of the best soul singers of all time. A story about beautiful music and a premature death.

Peter Tosh – Equal Rights

In 1977 Peter Tosh releases his second solo-album. It is highly successful. Equal Rights is a political album and a classic with reggae. A look back.

Mick Karn – Titles

Mick Karn’s first solo-album coincided with the unfortunate disintegration of Japan. Karn makes his bass talk on the album and that makes for an astounding result.

Lou Reed – Transformer

Lou Reed’s Transformer is 45 years old. A milestone in the career of Reed. With the help from David Bowie and Mick Ronson it turned into a classic!

Culture – Two Sevens Clash

And once again a classic reggae album from 1977: Culture’s Two Sevens Clash. The title song kept the half of Jamaica inside. Why? Read the article!

Neil Young – Harvest Moon

Is Neil Young’s 1992 album Harvest Moon the sequel to his 1972 album Harvest? A look back at a classic Neil Young album at the time he got his mojo back.