Setting Sail to the Island of Souls: Sting’s ‘The Soul Cages’ Receives Digital Expansion

By Mike Duquette | January 16, 2021 | 5 Comments

A surprise archival release from Sting dropped this weekend: a digital expanded edition of his third solo album, The Soul Cages, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this month. A deeply-felt song cycle, The Soul Cages found Sting simultaneously looking backward and forward. In the studio, he reunited with producer Hugh Padgham, who’d overseen The Police’s Ghost in the Machine […]

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Love and Only Love: Neil Young Announces Long-Awaited “Way Down in the Rust Bucket” Concert Album and Film

By Sam Stone | January 15, 2021 | 8 Comments

Neil Young has been exciting fans lately with his comprehensive journey through the past. Following an extensive box set anthologizing an era and a 50th anniversary edition of a landmark album, he now turns his focus to a beloved Crazy Horse-backed concert from November 1990. On February 26, Young will release the long-awaited archival release, […]

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By the Forces of Nature: Rhino Celebrates Black History Month With Limited Edition Vinyl and New Digital Releases

By Sam Stone | January 15, 2021 | 2 Comments

Black History Month is on the way in February and to celebrate, Rhino will release a number of limited-edition colored vinyl reissues along with a digital initiative to bring legendary recordings to digital service providers for the first time ever.  The Rhino Black initiative begins on February 5, with the vinyl reissue of George Benson’s […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of January 15

By The Second Disc | January 15, 2021 | 3 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Stevie Nicks, The 24-Karat Gold Tour: Live in Concert (BMG) 2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2CD/DVD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Blu-ray: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Stevie Nicks brings her latest live album, recorded in Indianapolis and Pittsburgh […]

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Like Someone In Love: Craft Recordings Launches New “Small Batch” Audiophile Vinyl Series With John Coltrane’s “Lush Life”

By Sam Stone | January 14, 2021 | 2 Comments

Craft Recordings has announced a new series of specially curated and high-quality vinyl reissues: the Small Batch collection.  It kicks off with a new pressing of John Coltrane’s Lush Life, due February 19.  Each limited edition release in the Craft Recordings Small Batch series is a deluxe affair, combining audiophile-approved mastering techniques, a special vinyl […]

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