Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin & Paco De Lucia – Friday Night in San Francisco

On 5th December, 1980, Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin, and Paco De Lucia were two months into what had so far been an extremely successful and creative tour. Even just the concept itself was intriguing – three guitarists, and acoustic to boot! With not a drummer, percussionist, or bassist in sight. The sheer novelty of… Read More Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin & Paco De Lucia – Friday Night in San Francisco

Tamam Shud – Goolutionites and the Real People

The Australian music scene in the late 1960’s early ‘70s had no shortage of progressive rock bands brimming with talent, who would do the rounds for a couple of years, record one album, before disappearing altogether into the musicians equivalent of the Bermuda Triangle. Tamam Shud was no exception. Originating from Sydney, Shud were one… Read More Tamam Shud – Goolutionites and the Real People

Miles Davis – Panthalassa: The Music of Miles Davis 1969–1974

For anyone unfamiliar with his work, Bill Laswell is something of a producer’s producer, and who has worked with a wide array of artists ranging from John Lydon to Whitney Houston (though not on the same record one would assume). At some point Laswell almost miraculously managed to convince the powers that be to hand… Read More Miles Davis – Panthalassa: The Music of Miles Davis 1969–1974