Reggae label Trojan Records conceived a unique idea: release an album containing the divisive orchestral backing tracks and release them as an Easy Listening records. Thus was born Reggae Strings, a delightful record that stands on its own merits. This new collection offers a second disc that features the original songs, and turning the curiosity into an essential best-of for the first era of the beloved label.
The Recoup Song Of The Day for Tuesday, December 1st is “Jed The Humanoid” by Grandaddy, taken from the Dangerbird Records release The Sophtware Slump…On A Wooden Piano.
Scottish label Last Night From Glasgow hit upon an amazing business model, one built on subscriptions and a non-profit ethos. Surprisingly, this model has proven quite successful. We sat down with founder Ian Smith to learn more about his label and how it operates.
In 2019, Australian metalcore band Parkway Drive took the leap and became a full-on stadium rock band, complete with pyrotechnics. Viva The Underdogs documents the band’s world tour cumulating in their dream gig.
Former Arab On Radar founder Jeff Schneider follows up his fantastic band biography with Gallons Per Minute, a collection of short stories that delight and disturb, serving as both a fine introduction to a new talented and a quick fix for those already addicted to his work.
Music industry mogul Tommy LiPuma lived a rags-to-riches life, going from humble beginnings to the top of the music business. In this exclusive excerpt, we see Tommy at what would become his final farewell.
We are pleased to present for your viewing consideration the first look at Australian indie-pop band Even As We Speak’s new video from their comeback album Adelphi, due next month via Shelflife Records.