Swiss Progressive pianist Patrick Moraz’s second album was an escape to South America captured in sound, and remains a delightful and sunny listening experience.
Reelz Channel presents an excellent two hour examination of a film that became one of the biggest films of the late 20th Century.
In the mid-1970s, Canadian Elementary school teacher Hans Fenge gathered up the students in his school District and recorded them singing contemporary pop songs. Rediscovered and reissued in 2001, this album has since become a cult classic, and has recently been given a well-deserved vinyl reissue.
In the mid-1970s, former Byrds guitarist Chris Hillman recorded a pair of albums for Asylum Records, his first proper solo releases. Though they’ve always been low key in his vast discography of work over the past 50 years, this reissue shows that their obscurity is not for lack of quality material.
Taken from the Pharaway Sounds release, Baila Mi Rumba.
Taken from the SoulMusic Records release, Havin’ A House Party/Making A Game Out Of Love.
Taken from the Bruce Springsteen Live Archives release, Action In The Streets ’77.
Taken from the forthcoming Edsel Records release, Wreckless Eric.
Elvis Presley’s final recording sessions took place at his legendary mansion, Graceland, in a last-ditch effort to get the bored King of Rock and Roll to record new material. Unsurprisingly, the results are mixed–with a few gems mixed in with the dreck.
This twofer collects prolific soundtrack composer Lalo Schifrin’s two solo albums from 1976 and 1977. Heavily indebted to disco, the two offer some interesting variations and arrangements.