Pink Floyd – The Early Years 1965–1972

Pink Floyd go all out on mammoth box set When it comes to archival releases, this one’s a whopper, a staggering 27 discs covering everything from Pink Floyd’s earliest studio recordings, BBC sessions to film soundtracks, including over twenty unreleased songs and more than seven hours of previously unreleased live footage, plus another five hours… Read More Pink Floyd – The Early Years 1965–1972

Jimi Hendrix/Lightnin’ Rod – Doriella Du Fontaine

Hendrix explores the origins of rap Originally released as a twelve-inch single in 1984 (and on CD in 1992), “Doriella Du Fontaine” is something of an anomaly in the Hendrix catalogue. Recorded at The Record Plant in November 1969 with Buddy Miles (drums, organ) and Jalal, of proto-rap group The Last Poets, this impromptu jam… Read More Jimi Hendrix/Lightnin’ Rod – Doriella Du Fontaine

The Doors – London Fog 1966

Newly unearthed recording sheds light on The Doors pre-fame days Before their self-titled debut, and long before L.A. Woman, The Doors were a predominately pure blues-rock band, plying their trade in the clubs along Sunset Strip, building a steady, if unpredictable following, thanks largely to charismatic lead singer Jim Morrison, whose personality and penchant for… Read More The Doors – London Fog 1966