The Weekend Stream: July 24, 2021

By The Second Disc | July 24, 2021 | 2 Comments

While The Second Disc prides itself on connecting people to reissues and box sets they can keep on their shelves, it’s no secret that listening audiences are also digital – catalogue music lovers, too – and our passion is connecting people to music from the past that they might adore. So we’ve introduced a new […]

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I Hope I’m Funny: Omnivore Reissues Richard Pryor’s “Live at The Comedy Store, 1973”

By Joe Marchese | July 23, 2021 | 2 Comments

Earlier this year, Omnivore Recordings released a pair of albums from Richard Pryor, the rare artist for whom “legendary” is entirely apt and not at all hyperbolic.  Pryor (1940-2005) pushed the envelope in life as well as in art – on film, television, and records.  Following the expanded reissues of his eponymous 1968 debut album […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of July 23

By The Second Disc | July 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Paul McCartney, III-Imagined (MPL/Capitol) CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop CD with alternate art insert: Target 2-LP black vinyl: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop 2-LP red vinyl: Newbury Comics 2-LP gold vinyl: Your Local Record Store 2-LP splatter vinyl: Paul McCartney Online Store (limited to 3500 copies in the US) 2-LP “Spotify” […]

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Long Distance Call: “The Montreux Years” Series Continues in September with Marianne Faithfull and Muddy Waters Volumes

By Randy Fairman | July 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Last week, the 55th Montreux Jazz Festival wrapped up in Switzerland.  Started in 1967 by Claude Nobs, Geo Voumard and Rene Langel, the yearly festival was at first true to its name and focused exclusively on jazz performers.  However, over the years, it has grown to encompass nearly all types of music and has seen […]

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Comes a Time: Grateful Dead Revisits Early Seventies St. Louis Shows On New Box Set

By The Second Disc | July 21, 2021 | 3 Comments

Another massive Grateful Dead box is on the way.  Listen to the River: St. Louis ’71 ’72 ’73 arrives on October 1 from the band and Rhino.  It brings together a slew of previously unreleased concerts recorded on December 9 and 10, 1971 in St. Louis, Missouri at the Fox Theatre; October 17-19, 1972 at […]

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