Tag: Cherry Red

Sir Lord Baltimore: Complete Recordings 1970-2006 (HNE Recordings)

Brooklyn heavy metal trio Sir Lord Baltimore concocted a unique sound for its era, and became one of the founding fathers of the budding Heavy Metal genre. This three-disc collection rounds up their entire output in one handy collection that makes a case for their importance.

Fish On Friday

Song Of The Day: Fish On Friday, “We’ve Come Undone”

The Recoup Song Of The Day for Friday, June 5th, is “We’ve Come Undone” by Fish On Friday, taken from the Esoteric Antenna release, Black Rain.

Spirit Tent Of Miracles

Spirit: Tent Of Miracles (Expanded Edition) (Esoteric Recordings)

When it appeared in 1990, California psych-rockers Spirit’s penultimate album Tent Of Miracles couldn’t have seemed more pathetic. Yet this expanded and remastered reissue breathes new life into it, and while the album is far from perfect, it’s much more promising than its original release might have lead you to believe.

Jim Bob 2020 WTF!

Song of The Day: Jim Bob, “2020 WTF!”

The Recoup Song Of The Day for Tuesday April 28th is “2020 WTF!” by Jim Bob, taken from the Cherry Red release, “2020 WTF!”

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: Sockin’ It To You: The Complete Dynovoice/New Voice Recordings (RPM)

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels burned brightly, offering up one of the most definitve soul/rock songs of the Sixties. Yet they only existed for a very brief moment, and RPM Records’ new three-disc set collects the entirety of their output in one fine, superb collection.

I’d Love To Turn You On: Classical And Avant-Garde Music That Inspired The Sixties Counter-Culture (El Records)

I’d Love To Turn You On: Classical And Avant-Garde Music That Inspired The Counterculture offers a fascinating peek behind the curtain of the artists and musicians that inspired the British underground in the late 1960s.

c90

Various Artists: C90 (Cherry Red)

1990 proved to be a very, very good year for British independent music. C90, Cherry Red’s latest in their C86-inspired compilation series, is a mammoth collection of some of the finest known and forgotten talents of the scene.

Steve Goodman

Steve Goodman: Jessie’s Jig & Other Favorites/Words We Can Dance To (Morello Records)

Steve Goodman was a young songwriter who is best known for two classic country/rock standards, but he died before establishing himself as a solo act. These two superb releases from the mid 1970s show him as a fine songwriter and arranger with a knack for superbly recreating the sounds of the past.

The Flys

The Flys: Today Belongs To Me: The Complete Recordings 1977-1980 (Cherry Red)

British first wave punk rockers The Flys had a lot of potential, but odd creative moves stifled the young band. This exhaustive collection highlights a band well deserving of rediscovery.

Peter Green

Peter Green: The End Of The Game (Esoteric Recordings)

The troubled founder of Fleetwood Mac began his solo career with The End Of The Game, a bizarre album unlike any of his previous work and one that still confounds a half a century later.