Category: Review

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?

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!

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!

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?

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!

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.

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!

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!

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Soulwax – From Deewee

The eighth album by Soulwax is called From Deewee and is a perfect combination of rock and dance. With no less than three drummers the beats are massive and addictive.