Prince in the 2000s: Late-Period Reissues of ‘Musicology,’ ‘3121’ and ‘Planet Earth’ Find the Legend in Fine Form

Prince in the 2000s: Late-Period Reissues of ‘Musicology,’ ‘3121’ and ‘Planet Earth’ Find the Legend in Fine Form

Reggie Griffith, Prince’s sometime front of house sound engineer, recalls vividly what it took to work with the icon, though he hardly complains about the herculean hours required. “I loved it, because he was great,” he says. “He was extremely hardworking. I think he slept two hours a day! He gave everyone around him that […]

Out Now: ‘More Blood, More Tracks,’ a Deluxe Expanded Edition of Bob Dylan’s Classic ‘Blood on the Tracks’ Album

Out Now: ‘More Blood, More Tracks,’ a Deluxe Expanded Edition of Bob Dylan’s Classic ‘Blood on the Tracks’ Album

Generally speaking, 1975’s Blood on the Tracks is considered one of the best things Bob Dylan accomplished as a recording artist. Today, an incredibly detailed, 87-track reissue of the set titled More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Vol. 14 was released by Legacy Recordings (pick up the limited-edition CD box set at this link). The […]

50th Anniversary of the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ Coming 11/9 (Pre-Order)

50th Anniversary of the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ Coming 11/9 (Pre-Order)

The third album from the Jimi Hendrix Experience, 1968’s Electric Ladyland was a landmark achievement for the gifted, legendary guitarist and his band — and on November 9, the album will be reissued to commemorate its 50th anniversary. As you’d expect for a milestone such as this, everything has been digitally enhanced, remixed and remastered […]

Remastered Deluxe Re-Issue of Metallica’s 1988 Album ‘…And Justice for All’ Coming 11/2

Remastered Deluxe Re-Issue of Metallica’s 1988 Album ‘…And Justice for All’ Coming 11/2

In 1988, Metallica released … And Justice for All, a sprawling, ambitious record that melded their brand of thrash metal with odd time signatures and bassist Jason Newsted, who took over for Cliff Burton after the gifted young bassist died in a bus accident in 1986. The band‘s fourth full-length studio record, it featured a […]

The Kinks: Massive 50th Anniversary Reissue of ‘The Village Green Preservation Society’ Detailed

The Kinks: Massive 50th Anniversary Reissue of ‘The Village Green Preservation Society’ Detailed

On October 26, the Kinks will commemorate the 50th anniversary of their crucial album, The Village Green Preservation Society, with an elaborate and expansively detailed reissue package. Available digitally, on single-CD, double-CD, vinyl and deluxe box set editions, this is the real deal for fans seeking a treasure trove of bonus material. The landmark 1968 […]

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