Including Warrant, 10 Years, Jaco Pastorius, Joey Beltram, The Crown and Herman Brood amongst others.
It's the very first release day of 2023 and we're starting of the year with several firsts on vinyl, including:
The 1997 live DJ mix Live Mix by Joey Beltram on translucent red coloured vinyl, the 1984 live recorded jazz album Blackbird by Jaco Pastorius and Rashied Ali on translucent yellow coloured vinyl, and 10 Years' major label debut album The Autumn Effect, which features their big hit “Wasteland”.
Additional reissues on coloured vinyl include Herman Brood & His Wild Romance Go Nutz, Culture Culture Dub, Warrant Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich, Elvis Presley As Recorded At Madison Square Garden, Chris Barber & Dr. John Mardi Gras At The Marquee Hotel and DAF 1st Step To Heaven.
And lastly, the scores to The Crown Season 1 to 4 are now in stores on Royal Blue coloured vinyl.
On to many more fantastic vinyl releases in 2023!
Mardi Gras At The Marquee is the funk/brass album by trombonist Chris Barber and pianist Dr. John. In 1983 the famous London music venue The Marquee celebrated its silver jubilee.
The Crown is a drama television series, created and written by Peter Morgan and produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television for Netflix Original. The show is a biographical story about the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. The music to the series is written by Rupert Gregson-Williams, who also did the music (except for the main theme) of season 1.
The Crown is a drama television series, created and written by Peter Morgan and produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television for Netflix Original. The show is a biographical story about the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
Joey Beltram was referenced as a pioneer in the late Nineties house music scene by Daft Punk in the track “Teachers” of their 1997 debut album Homework. Live Mix, originally released on cd in 1997, is basically a great history lesson of techno and house. It takes the listener through various musical areas. It starts off with some hard hitting beats in “Ogo”, and then slides back and forth a little bit with “Energy Flash” and Abcus' “Erotic Illusions” back to the banging tunes of Alexi Shelbi “My Medusa” and DJ Funk “Pump It”.
The Crown is a drama television series, created and written by Peter Morgan and produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television for Netflix Original. The show tells the biographical story about the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. Martin Phipps once again composed the haunting minimalistic soundtrack for this Golden Globe Award winning drama series.
Blackbird contains the live recordings of the same-titled album by bass player Jaco Pastorius and drummer Rashied Ali. This live recording was broadcast on French Radio, December 19th, 1984 and features their duet performances of John Coltrane “Naima”, Jimi Hendrix “Purple Haze”, Ornette Coleman “Broadway Blues” amongst others.
Culture is the Jamaican roots reggae group who founded in 1976. The trio was led by Joseph Hill and also featured Kenneth Dayes and Albert Walker. This dub-record, entitled Culture Dub, was originally released on HighNote Records and contains some of the coolest & heaviest dubs around.
As Recorded At Madison Square Garden is a live album by American singer and musician Elvis Presley, originally released in June 1972 by RCA Records. Recorded at the Madison Square Garden Arena in New York City on Saturday June 10, 1972, the concert and the subsequent album were Presley's first live concerts in the Big Apple since the 1950s.
The American glam metal band Warrant came into the national spotlight with their double Platinum debut album Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich, which peaked at #10 on the Billboard 200. It featured several hit singles, including “Heaven”, which reached #1 in Rolling Stone and #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album contained three more singles, “Down Boys”, “Big Talk” and “Sometimes She Cries”.
DAF (Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft) is an influential German electropunk band from Düsseldorf (Germany). 1st Step To Heaven , which was (and still is) their only album in English. DAF received a lot of acclaim after this release. John Peel called them “the Grandfathers of Techno” and House music pioneer Adonis stated that the album was “House before there was House”.
Herman Brood & His Wild Romance released their third studio album Go Nutz in 1980, which was recorded in the United States to follow up on the success on the single “Saturday Night”. The album spawned three singles that charted in the Netherlands, “Love You Like I Love Myself”, “Hot Shot” and “I Don't Need You”.
The Godfather Part III is the final installment in the American crime trilogy The Godfather, directed by Francis Ford Coppola. The film was scored by Carmine Coppola and Nino Rota, who also composed the music for the first two films of The Godfather trilogy. The score includes the track “Promise Me You'll Remember” which features vocals by Harry Connick Jr. and received a nomination for both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.
10 Years is an American alternative metal band formed in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1999. In 2005 they released their major label debut The Autumn Effect with its accompanying single “Wasteland”, which both have been certified Gold by the RIAA.
There's a new queen in town. The Crown Season 3 will feature an entirely new cast of acclaimed actors taking over the very famous royal roles. The music for season three is composed by Martin Phipps, who has previously composed soundtracks for Black Mirror and Peaky Blinders. This neo-minimalistic score makes use of different tempos, string-based undertones and brass chorus lines.