Sunday, July 31, 2016

New exhibit of unseen early photographs of David Bowie

Photo: Gerald Fearnly

Snap Galleries in London has just announced that never before published photographs of David Bowie taken in the late 1960's will be exhibited in a couple of weeks.

The photographer is Gerald Fearnly who shot the cover photo for the 1967 self titled David Bowie album.

Fifteen of these unseen photographs will be shown in the gallery from August 15 to September 24, 2016. And there are of course prints for sale.

More on the photographs here:

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Pink Floyd release: giant set of early stuff

The Early Years 1965 - 1972 is a 27-disc box set featuring a lot of previously unreleased material. 
The press release says that it "contains unreleased tracks, BBC Radio Sessions, remixes, outtakes and alternative versions over 11 hours, 45 minutes of audio and live and TV performance in over 14 hours of audio-visual material."
"The content includes over 20 unreleased songs, more than 7 hours of previously unreleased live audio and over 5 hours of rare concert footage, along with 5 meticulously produced 7” singles in replica sleeves, collectable memorabilia, feature films and new sound mixes. Previously unreleased tracks include 1967’s Vegetable Man and In The Beechwoods, which have been mixed for the first time, specially for this release."
Release date: November 11, 2016.



Saturday, July 23, 2016

Upcoming release: The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl

The album "The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl" is set for a re-release on September 9. The album is directly sourced, remixed, and remastered from the original three-track recordings, and includes four tracks that have never been released before.

The original album was released in 1977 and has never been reissued on CD (or in any other digital format). The music site Pitchfork has the story. Check it out here.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

King Crimson: Great sample from upcoming album

"Easy Money" live in Japan - an excerpt from King Crimson's forthcoming album - "Radical Action to Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind" - a triple CD and BluRay set available from 3rd September. Sounds great, right?

More information on the album and the upcoming European tour here.