Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up, featuring a selection of the new titles out today including a very special pair from Second Disc Records and Real Gone Music! Melissa Manchester, Live '77 (Second Disc Records/Real Gone Music) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Real Gone Music) Second Disc Records and Real Gone Music proudly present the premiere release of Melissa Manchester's Live '77, recorded by Arista Records in October 1977 at Gainesville, Florida's Great Southern
A Second Disc Encore: July 4 Special Reissue Theory: "1776: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack"
Happy 4th of July! Welcome to another installment of Reissue Theory, where we take a look back at notable albums and the reissues they could someday see. In 1969, a Broadway musical about a most unlikely subject became the toast of New York. Three years later, a movie mogul in the twilight of his years shepherded it to the big screen, and while the film has lived on, its soundtrack album has all but disappeared. Today's Reissue Theory, pulled from The Second Disc archives, imagines a
Reissue Theory: Miracle Legion
At the end of this month, alt-rock outfit Miracle Legion are playing their final dates together, including a date this Friday at New York's Bowery Ballroom and two closing dates on April 28-29 in California. It seemed right to shine a little light on a band that, without warning, has come to mean a great deal to me. Like most late twentysomethings, my exposure to Miracle Legion and its frontman Mark Mulcahy came in the form of another band: Polaris, three-fourths of Miracle Legion which came
Reissue Theory: Martini Ranch
Welcome to another installment of Reissue Theory, where we focus on great albums and the reissues they could someday see. The passing of a beloved actor leads to a discovery of the New Wave band you might not have known he was in! The loss of Bill Paxton today resonates hard among moviegoers of the '80s and '90s. The Texan actor, who appeared in films like The Terminator, Weird Science, Aliens, Near Dark, Tombstone, Apollo 13, Twister, Titanic and Nightcrawler, passed away at 61 due to
Reissue Theory: Tony Bennett, "Tony Sings the Great Hits of Today!"
Welcome to another installment of Reissue Theory, where we reflect on well-known albums of the past and the reissues they could someday see. This installment spins what may be the least-loved Tony Bennett LP into a lost classic for the ages. Today's Reissue Theory takes a look at one of the most reviled albums of all time, the LP thought to be the nadir of a career still going strong after nearly 50 years. The artist is Tony Bennett, and the album is Tony Sings the Great Hits of Today! ,