Atomic Cafe: Greatest Songs Live (2009)
Mondo Birthmark (2009)
2010 archive collection from the San Francisco rockers containing early 70's recordings that pre-date their 1975 debut album. Compiled by the band, this assortment of oddities includes songs that were slated for their debut album but were deemed 'too weird' ...
Live In London 2009 (2011)
NTSC All Region. CD & DVD features same tracks, performed in 2009 at London Jazz Cafe. Tracks: A la Mute, Ants in the Kitchen, Bemsha Swing, Rabbit Wine, Iko Beiya, Jam, Jam End, and Outro.
Liner Note Author: Alan Robinson .
||Howlin' Wolf / Muddy Waters|
Big Box of Howlin Wolf & Muddy Waters (2012)
Manifest Destiny/Bloodbrothers (2011)
When the Dictators' debut album, 1975's The Dictators Go Girl Crazy!, landed with a thud in the marketplace, the band was dropped from its contract with Epic Records, and it took two years before the band signed a new deal ...
||Jimmie Dale Gilmore|
Fair & Square/Jimmie Dale Gilmore (2012)
This two-fer contains all 20 songs from singer and songwriter Jimmie Dale Gilmore's first two albums. They were originally released by Hightone Records in 1988 and 1989, respectively. What's ironic is that it had taken almost two decades for Gilmore ...
||Quicksilver Messenger Service|
Live at the Summer of Love (2011)
Digitally remastered two CD live set from the San Francisco legends. Featuring the guitar playing of the truly awesome late great John Cippolina, this collection of live recordings represents some of their best performances from all the legendary venues such ...
25th Birthday Party London, The Forum (1995)
On October 8 and 9, 1994, Gong celebrated its 25th anniversary with a massive festival at The Forum in London. In addition to Gong, sets were played over the two days by Kevin Ayers, Tim Blake, "Shapeshifter" Gong, Here & ...
Giving Up the Ghost (2008)
Aptly described by the New York Times as the "Prince of Americana" for the extraordinary breadth and variety of his talents in performing, arranging, and songwriting, Jackie Greene delivered another ace addition to his catalog with 2008's GIVING UP THE ...
Cruel Moon/Midnight & Lonesome (2012)
||Mississippi Fred Mcdowell|
Amazing Grace/My Home Is in the Delta (2013)
Delta blues legend Fred McDowell was one of the most celebrated of the early-'60s folk-blues movement. His spare albums perfectly captured the traditions, storytelling, and beautiful anguish of the Southern blues. This compilation combines 1966's Amazing Grace and My Home ...
Cheatin Heart Attack & Blessed or Damned (2012)
This Floating World two-fer from 2012 pairs Dale Watson's first two albums: Cheatin' Heart Attack and Blessed or Damned, released in 1995 and 1996, respectively, on Hightone Records. These appeared in the mid-'90s but they belong to an era much ...
Suzie Cracks the Whip (2012)
Arriving just a few short months after the career retrospective 25, Blues Traveler extend their 25th anniversary celebration with an all-new studio album. Produced by pop phenoms S*A*M & Sluggo, who have worked with everyone from Katy Perry to Coheed ...
Blue Pony & Broken Things (2012)
Iridium Live 005 8-1-2012 (2012)
Photographer: Taffi Rosen.
Personnel: Corky Laing (vocals, drums); Denny Colt (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Josh Horton (vocals, acoustic guitar); Bonnie Parker (vocals).
This two disc set collects several of Mose Allison's key tracks from the 1950s, with the first disc, which includes the pianist's classic versions of "Parchman Farm" and "Young Man's Blues," functioning as a sort of "greatest hits" while the ...
||Susanna Hoffs / Matthew Sweet|
Under the Covers, Vol. 1 (2006)
The discographies of both pop-rocker Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs's former band the Bangles are heavily steeped in 1960s sunshine pop, so it's little surprise that the two would team up for an album of covers devoted to their favorite ...
Love's Been Rough on Me/Life, Love & the Blues (2012)
This reissue from Floating World features a pair of LPs by Etta James, Love's Been Rough on Me and Life, Love & the Blues originally issued in 1997 and 1998 on Private Music. Highlights among the 22 tracks include "I've ...
Delayed Reaction (2012)
Soul Asylum may have been the little Minneapolis band that could, the snotty underdogs who ended up topping the charts while their hipper peers did not, but in true underdog fashion, success didn't seem to suit them. Sure, 1992's Grave ...
||Joe Louis Walker|
Live at Slims, Vol. 1 - 2 (2012)
Dances for the Lonely (2012)
UK reissue of this 2009 album from the Alt-Rock/Country band. The album was produced, engineered, and mixed by The dB's Chris Stamey. Floating World.
||Joe Louis Walker|
Cold Is the Night (1986)
The Bay Area blues guitarist's debut album sounds underproduced compared to what would soon follow -- and that's no knock. Walker's gritty, expressive vocals and ringing, concise guitar work shine through loud and clear in front of his band, the ...
||Pretty Things / Yardbird Blues Band / Yardbirds|
Chicago Blues Tapes 1991 (1991)
Pretty Things/Yardbirds Blues Band includes: Phil May, Dick Taylor, Jim McCarty.
This set, attributed to the Pretty Things-Yardbird Blues Band, is really more Pretty Things (thanks to strong vocal work by Phil May and some striking lead guitar from Dick Taylor, ...
Two and a half years after exiting Quicksilver Messenger Service, of which he had been the primary instrumentalist, lead guitar player John Cipollina resurfaced at the front of a new rock quartet, Copperhead. The group had come together slowly, but ...
Party Clowns: Live in London 1991 (2012)
Recorded in 1991, just a few years before Pulp became household names, the concert captured on Party Clowns was originally broadcast on the BBC as part of a series dubbed Class of '91. Pulp weren't destined to be part of ...