This month in previous years


David Bowie – Welcome To The Blackout (Live London ’78)06/29/2018Finally a 'real' document of the famous Isolar 2 tour from 1978. Bowie tours behind Low and "Heroes", the best within his body of work. Essential release!
Public Enemy – It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back06/28/2018The second Public Enemy album It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back turns 30 years old already! The best hip-hop album of all time? A look back.
Prince – N.E.W.S.06/19/2018In 2003 Prince released 3 instrumental albums. After Xpectation and the great C-Note, N.E.W.S. was added in June. An impressive piece of work. A look back at an album that is not well-known.
Japan – Oil On Canvas06/15/2018Japan - Oil On Canvas: 35 years later still a monumental goodbye to one of the greatest bands of the early 1980's. A review of one of my all time favorite albums.
Prince and the name change06/07/201825 years ago Prince shocked the (music)world. He took on a new name. A symbol that was unpronouncable. Looking back at 6.5 years of controversy.
LCD Soundsystem, the best songs06/02/2018The band that moves me the most in the 21st century is LCD Soundsystem. Never made a bad album, never recorded a bad song and never gave a bad show. Pretty impressive. The 10 best songs!
Prince & The Revolution – Purple Rain Deluxe Expanded06/24/2017The 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 Lion06/23/2017Danko 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 – 198406/18/2017I 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 You06/13/2017Joan 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 Day06/08/2017Joe 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 – Exodus06/03/201740 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.
Advertising 1967, 1987 & 2017: The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band06/01/2017On June 1st 1967 (50 years ago) The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was released. A highlight in the history of (pop)music history. It's definitely not the best Beatles album, but it is their best-known.
Prince concert index06/30/2016Prince concert index: all Prince shows I witnessed in one list!
The Family Stand – Moon In Scorpio06/24/2016Unknown, unloved. That sadly applies to this album. A masterpiece by a fantastic band with top singer Sandra St. Victor.
Prince, the closing06/22/2016The closing of my Prince tribute. What is the best? What is het worst? An analysis.
Prince Day – State of Minnesota Proclamation06/07/2016State of Minnesota Proclamation: June 7th, 2016: Prince Day!