Including Golden Earring, Carole King, Ill Niño, Omar and Chet Baker amongst others.
Now in stores for the first time on vinyl are the 2LP live registration of the 2006 Golden Earring concert in Ahoy, Rotterdam, Ill Niño's third studio album One Nation Underground, and Andiamo by Authority Zero, which features several of their biggest hits to date.
Additional new titles include Omar, X, Freestyle Fellowship, Quincy Jones All Stars, and Chet Baker's last recording as a quartet. Reissues include Carole King, Velvett Fogg, and Colosseum.
Check the full list below.
Na 2 jaar is het zover: Mooie Tijden, het langverwachte album van de 3JS. Bob Clearmountain produceerde het met de beste muzikanten uit de Amerikaanse westkust, waaronder Sean Hurley en Greg Leisz. In 8 dagen werden 14 nummers opgenomen, waarvan 10 op het album staan. Dutch Americana op zijn best!
Ilse DeLange's debut album, World of Hurt, recorded in Nashville and released in 1998, achieved massive success. Led by the title track, it went 5 times Platinum in the Netherlands, selling over 100,000 copies.
Chet Baker's Live In Rosenheim is his final recording as a quartet, capturing a live performance from 1988. Accompanied by Nicola Stilo, Marc Abrams, and Luca Flores, Chet showcases his trumpet, vocal, and piano skills, performing a selection of tracks including "Funk In Deep Freeze", "In A Sentimental Mood," and "Portrait In Black And White.
Velvett Fogg, a psychedelic rock band from the late 1960s Birmingham scene, released their self-titled studio album through Pye Records. Despite positive reviews, the album didn't achieve expected commercial success, leading to the band's breakup. Today, the album is highly sought after by collectors.
Innercity Griots is a legendary album cherished by 90s Hip Hop fans. Freestyle Fellowship, consisting of Aceyalone, Myka 9, Self Jupiter, and P.E.A.C.E, along with producer J-Sumbi, crafted a distinct and jazz-infused sound. Their exceptional lyricism, filled with intricate wordplay, metaphors, and social commentary, sets them apart in the genre. A rewarding listen.
Carole King, a highly acclaimed songwriter, wrote/co-wrote 118 Billboard Hot 100 hits. She won four Grammys and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Her album Pearls: Songs of Goffin and King showcases her best work and includes hits like "Locomotion" and "One Fine Day."
Quincy Jones joins Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, and Swedish musicians for a remarkable rendition of 10 tracks recorded in 1953 in Stockholm. 'Scuse These Bloos features Quincy Jones' original compositions, including "Stockholm Sweetnin'" and the title track, as well as jazz interpretations of classics like Rodgers and Hart's "Falling In Love With Love."
Golden Earring performed in Ahoy, Rotterdam after 23 years, featuring their greatest hits like "Twilight Zone," "Radar Love," and "Going To The Run" among others, showcasing their enduring energy and relevance, captured on a live DVD released in 2006 after their 40th-anniversary celebration in 2005.
Ill Niño's third album, One Nation Underground, combines metalcore, groove metal, and tribal influences. The album showcases their mastery of hooks and tension-building, with Santana-esque breaks. Their unique bilingual delivery sets them apart, and the guest appearance of Jamey Jasta from Hatebreed adds to the album's appeal. Additionally, tracks from the album have been featured in popular games such as Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter and Arena Football. Notable songs include "All I Ask For," "Everything Beautiful," and "What You Deserve."
X's fifth studio album, Ain't Love Grand, released in 1985 and produced by Michael Wagener, features 11 tracks, including popular singles and a cover. The album garnered critical acclaim, cementing X's position in the punk and alternative music scene of the 1980s. A must-listen for fans of the genre.
Colosseum, an English jazz rock band, played a pivotal role in the commercial acceptance of jazz rock in the UK. Formed in 1968, their album Valentyne Suite showcased a departure from their blues roots towards progressive rock. It is widely regarded as their best and remains highly enjoyable. A fun fact is that the riff from "The Kettle" was used in Fatboy Slim's "Ya Mama."
Omar, a UK soul artist with diverse heritage, has been creating music since the early 1990s. His fourth studio album, This Is Not A Love Song (1997), draws comparisons to Stevie Wonder's 1970s work. It includes a cover of The Stranglers' "Golden Brown" and the single "Say Nothin'" featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard from Wu-Tang Clan, both of which charted in the UK.
Arizona punk rock band Authority Zero's second studio album, Andiamo, produced by Ryan Greene, showcases their reggae and skate punk style. It features the single "Revolution" and a cover of Wall of Voodoo's "Mexican Radio." The band's West Coast soul shines through with influences from Bad Religion and Green Day, along with ska, reggae, and Spanish flavors. They are currently touring worldwide in 2023.