Category: Review

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.

King Sunny Adé – Juju Music

In 1982 King Sunny Adé released his first (of three) album on Island Records. It was a smash hit. A look back on the African album that conquered the West.

1999: Prince on his way to the top

Prince makes his first double-album: 1999. It turned out to be Prince’s breakthrough in the US. On his terms with an album that contains a lot of experimental music. Looking back at a crucial album in his career.

Junior Murvin – Police & Thieves

40 years ago Junior Murvin released the album Police & Thieves. The single carrying the same name became an anthem against police brutality in England and was combined with punk.

Iggy Pop – Lust For Life

40 years ago Iggy Pop released the adrenaline boost known as Lust For Life as a single. It still is a monumental song that introduced punk to the Dutch kids.

Crass – How Does It Feel

In 1982 the Falklands Islands became a reason for war. Crass had something to ask Iron Lady Thatcher: How Does It Feel To Be The Mother Of 1,000 Dead?

Kiss Alive II

Kiss: make-up and simple rock ‘n’ roll. A tribute to the second live/album. Is the music better than the image leads to believe?

The most hated album in jazz: Miles Davis’ On The Corner

In 1972 Miles Davis released his funk album On The Corner. One of the most loathed albums of all times. And now we know better…

Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love

Tunnel Of Love is the greatest album Bruce Springsteen made. The following tour was his most special. A story about a failed marriage, new love, beautiful music and the ideal of freedom in East-Germany.

Prince & The New Power Generation – O(+>

The new album was partially introduced during the 1992 tour. Was it better than the disappointing Diamonds And Pearls? Unfortunately…

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – The Live Anthology

As a tribute to Tom Petty who passed away yesterday at the age of 66, a short biography and review of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – The Live Anthology.

Kamasi Washington – Harmony Of Difference

After the epic impressive debut The Epic 2 years ago, Kamasi Washington is the jazz-man to keep an eye on. Is that still the case after the release of Harmony Of Difference?

How Devo made a classic its own

How Devo made a classic its own and received Mick Jagger’s blessing. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction the way Devo does it, is a completely new song.