Category Archives: Rock & Roll

Coming Soon: American Epic Documentary Series

A three part¬†historical documentary – ¬†a feature length film will be broadcast¬†this autumn on PBS in the USA and on the BBC as part of the Arena series. The cxecutive producers of the¬†series¬†are T Bone Burnett, Robert Redford and Jack … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2015

April 18th sees the eighth annual Record Store Day ‚Äď a day record when record collectors, vinyl freaks and independent record shops come together to celebrate the art of music – and to support small and specialist record shops not … Continue reading

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Slim Harpo Box Set Due

Bear Family Records have announced they will be issuing a five CD boxed set (LP-size) complete¬†ith 104 page hardcover book, 142 tracks and a total playing time approximately 410 minutes. Born in 1924, Slim Harpo was among the last of … Continue reading

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Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters, Brooklyn Academy Of Music

Robert Plant and his Sensational Space Shifters played a stunning set of music consisting of¬†American blues, British rock and North African rhythms on September 28th. Plant’s¬†band is proving to be a real crowd puller and the played to a sold … Continue reading

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Sonic Highways – New Film By Dave Grohl

Foo Fighters fans will soon be able to embark on an episodic journey with Dave Grohl,¬†Chris Shiflett,¬†Pat Smear,¬†Nate Mendel, Taylor Hawkins and producer, Butch Vig, for the HBO premiere of ‚ÄėFoo Fighters: Sonic Highways‚Äė. The eight-episode docu-series takes¬†viewers on the … Continue reading

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This Ain’t No Mouse Music!

‘This Ain’t No Mouse Music!” is a feature length documentary made by Chris Simon and Maureen Gosling on Arhoolie Records boss – the legendary Chris¬†Strachwitz. Strachwitz has been described “as¬†a detective of sounds, an archaeologist of the deep American music, … Continue reading

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Record Store Day Exclusives List

The 2014 Record Store Day (RSD) exclusives list is now available. There are 608 records that will only be available on this year‚Äôs Record Store Day, which will take place on April 19th. Its a long, long list, too many … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2014

Record Store Day¬†came into being in 2007 when over 700 independent records stores and outlets in the USA came together to celebrate their unique culture. The UK followed suit and 2014 will see the seventh celebration of the UK’s unique … Continue reading

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DUST & GROOVES – Adventures In Record Collecting

‘Dust & Grooves – Adventures In Record Collecting’ is a forthcoming¬†416-page coffee-table book illuminates over 130 vinyl collectors and their collections in the most intimate of environments‚ÄĒtheir record rooms by¬†Eilon Paz. ¬†It will consist of “compelling photographic essays” which are … Continue reading

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Who Is Hank C. Burnette?

Well, he is Swedish and his real name is Sven-√Öke H√∂gberg, but is better known as ‘The Legendary Hank C. Burnette’. He has released over 70 records and CDs the first being on the US Blue Horizon label out of … Continue reading

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