New Yorkâ€™s The Bottom Line club major series of releases from its archive containing over 1000 shows recorded during the club’s 30 year run, from 1974 – 2004 is now being made widely available.
It is intended to make as many of these performances available as possible, provided that the rights are available and the sound and performance meet the level expected from The Bottom Line.
The CDs are mastered at New York’s famedÂ Magic Shop, which specialises in restoration and sonic upgrades of historic material.
Among their releases are sets by Jack Bruce, Roger McGuinn, Doc Watson, Kris Kristofferson, Lou Reed, bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley, Willie Nile, The Brecker Brothers are available with a promised set by Rory Gallagher soon.
For more info and behind the scenes stories about the archive and a chronology of shows played at the club vist http://bottomlinearchive.com
Read an article on The Bottom Line from Downtown Magazine.
Read an article on The Bottom Line from Rolling Stone