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Tag: New Age

Stairway: Pearls Of The Deep (Best Of) (Angel Air)

A compelling, deeply relaxing compilation of the best moments of Stairway, a late-eighties New Age band formed by two veteran Sixties rockers.

Matthew Young “Recurring Dreams” (Drag City/Yoga Records)

With the sudden interest in private-press New Age over the last year, many long-lost jewels have been extracted from obscurity and brought into a broader light. One such record is Recurring Dreams, the debut release from Matthew Young, originally released in 1981 and reissued this summer by Drag City imprint Yoga Records. Recurring Dreams is… Read More ›

Lewis: L’amour (Light In The Attic)

Light In The Attic’s continuing policy of reissuing some of the most obscure records ever made has recently brought to light a true enigma of a record. Not much is known about who the artist known only as Lewis might be, and the details surrounding the making of his sole album L’amour (you see what… Read More ›

WOO: When The Past Arrives (Drag City/Yoga)

WOO is the moniker of brothers Mark and Clive Ives, who have quietly and privately recorded together for the last four decades, making soft, gentle music that is mostly instrumental in nature and often quite beautiful. When The Past Arrives may be a new record, but it’s actually a collection of songs recorded over the past… Read More ›

3AM Eternal: Vangelis “To The Unknown Man” (1977)

A full appreciation of Greek synthesizer composer Vangelis’ current remastered back catalog releases is forthcoming, but in the interim, please do enjoy this song, taken from his 1977 album Spiral, and a song that has since become one of his signature compositions.