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by J.C. Sciaccotta

6 Dec 2010


True Bowie diehards will tell you 1976’s Station to Station is one of his greatest accomplishments. Drawing upon his role in Nicolas Roeg’s The Man Who Fell to Earth, Bowie inhabits his last great character, the Thin White Duke, crafting an album equal parts European and American, bridging the gap between the plastic soul period of Young American and his move to Berlin the following year.

This gargantuan box set features five CDs, three LPs and one DVD, including single edits of “Golden Years” and a rare French single version of “Station to Station”, as well as his much sought-after concert performance at Nassau Coleseum in 1976.

by Devin Mainville

23 Nov 2010


Apple Records, launched by a little band called The Beatles in 1968, has a new box set featuring 15 key albums originally released from 1968-1973. The 15 albums include artists like Badfinger, Mary Hopkin, James Taylor, Doris Troy, Jackie Lomax and many more. There’s also a bonus CD entitled Come and Get It: The Best of Apple Records. This bonus disc contains 21 singles from the glory days of Apple Records. In conjunction with the singles from acts like Ronnie Spector and The Iveys, there are four previously unreleased tracks from James Taylor. There are bonus/unreleased tracks on virtually all of the remastered albums as well as new packaging including updated notes and visuals.

by Devin Mainville

23 Nov 2010


This authorized Hendrix family edition contains four CDs, including one of Jimi’s work pre-experience supporting acts like The Isley Brothers and Little Richard. There are more than 45 previously unreleased tracks to create four hours of very groovy Hendrix music. The set includes a DVD of the critically acclaimed documentary Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child, and a 60-page booklet with never before seen photos and detailed liner notes. If that’s not enough of the Jimi Hendrix experience, then get ready to feel the Christmas cheer, Hendrix style with Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The EP contains Jimi’s versions of holiday classics such as “Little Drummer Boy”, “Silent Night”, and “Auld Lang Syne”. You can be sure, you haven’t had a rockin’ Christmas until you’ve had a Hendrix Christmas.

by J.C. Sciaccotta

22 Nov 2010


Barking represents the first Underworld album in three years, and their first to be constructed with a cast of co-conspirators. After writing all of the tracks in their Essex Studio, the band turned the material over to handpicked studio heads from the dance world, resulting in jacked-up Underworld record. Housed in eclectic packaging, this limited box set contains the original album, as well as a DVD of videos and an extra disc of alternate versions of all nine Barking tracks.

by Devin Mainville

19 Nov 2010


This limited edition Bob Dylan box set is a must have for any true Bob Dylan fan. It consist of eight classic Dylan albums, including Bob Dylan, The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan, The Times They Are A-Changing, Another Side of Bob Dylan, Bringing it All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited, Blonde on Blonde, and John Wesley Harding. All of the albums are restored to the way Dylan originally recorded them: in mono. These are Dylan’s first songs the way you first heard them; “one speaker, one voice, one powerhouse of a sound.”

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