Classic recordings: Bernard Haitink and the LSO – Beethoven Symphony No.6 ‘Pastoral’/Symphony No.2

Bernard Haitink and the LSO – Beethoven Symphony No.6 ‘Pastoral’/Symphony No.2 Bowers and Wilkins (24-bit FLAC) By Paul Rigby Two symphonies are covered in this single FLAC. The first of… Read more

Classic albums re-examined: Lou Reed – Transformer

Lou Reed – Transformer Music On Vinyl (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby This particular release has become a dyed in the wool classic. Created with the help of David Bowie and… Read more

Classic albums re-examined: John Fahey – The Yellow Princess

John Fahey – The Yellow Princess Pure Pleasure (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby John Fahey: genius or barmpot? Innovator or alcoholic curmudgeon? Eccentric or shock-artist? Such are the extremes of a… Read more

Classic albums re-examined: Kate Bush- Hounds of Love

Classic albums re-examined: Kate Bush- Hounds of Love

Kate Bush – Hounds Of Love Audio Fidelity Vinyl By Paul Rigby Kate Bush is a frustrating figure. An artist of unfulfilled genius, unrealised potential, incomplete as a legend. An… Read more

Classic Recordings: Talk Talk – Laughing Stock

Talk Talk – Laughing Stock Polydor (CD) By Paul Rigby All in all, Talk Talk were a strange group. Strange because they were often seen as a pop outfit, by… Read more

Classic Recordings: Wu-Tang Clan – Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

Wu-Tang Clan – Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Music On Vinyl/RCA (vinyl) By Paul Rigby During the mid-90s, it seemed that hip hop had already reached a pivotal moment in… Read more

Classic Recordings: Massive Attack – Heligoland

Massive Attack – Heligoland Vinyl Factory/Virgin (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby Any new album by Massive Attack is worthy of note and Heligoland is no exception, not least for the additional… Read more

Classic Recordings: Motorhead – 1916

Motorhead – 1916 Pure Pleasure/WTG Records (LP) By Paul Rigby Motorhead has always managed to maintain an appreciable song-writing output. The only drawback with a largely high quality catalogue is… Read more

Classic Recordings: Miles Davis – In A Silent Way

Miles Davis – In A Silent Way Music On Vinyl – (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby It’s easy, when reviewing a newly released reissue, to fall back on old standard phrases… Read more