Get Your Hands On It: La-La-Land Celebrates 500th Release with “Planet of the Apes” Box Set

By Randy Fairman | July 17, 2019 | 2 Comments

La-La Land Records has just announced its landmark 500th film score project.  In association with 20th Century Fox, Fox Music and Varèse Sarabande, the label is releasing at the end of this month a 5-CD box set of the scores to the original five Planet of the Apes films featuring music by Jerry Goldsmith, Leonard […]

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Straight, No Chaser: Omnivore Collects Art Pepper’s Complete Artists House Sessions on New Box

By Joe Marchese | July 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Omnivore Recordings is continuing its association with the late saxophone great Art Pepper with a new box set.  On September 13, the label will issue Promise Kept: The Complete Artists House Recordings on 5 CDs and digital platforms, collecting all four of Pepper’s albums for John Snyder’s Artists House label with bonus material. Producer Snyder […]

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Been Way Too Long: Soundgarden’s “Live From the Artists Den” Album and Movie Arriving

By Sam Stone | July 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Soundgarden, the estate of Chris Cornell, and UMe have announced a new partnership with the acclaimed TV program Artists Den which will bring the band’s 2013 appearance on the show to the homes of fans everywhere on July 26. On February 17, 2013, Soundgarden wrapped up their King Animal winter tour with a show at […]

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Shop Around: “Motown: Greatest Hits” Arrives From Universal U.K.

By Joe Marchese | July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Back in March, we filled you in about Universal Japan’s plans for Motown’s 60th anniversary campaign, which included a series of reissues and a 3-CD, 60-song collection.  We recently reviewed the U.S.’ reissue of the definitive Motown: The Complete No. 1s box set.  Now, the U.K. is getting into the act with a different 3-CD, […]

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Review: Cheryl Lynn, “Got To Be Real: The Columbia Anthology”

By Sam Stone | July 16, 2019 | 1 Comment

Last month, Cherry Red’s SoulMusic imprint released an exciting new compilation of Cheryl Lynn classics. Got To Be Real: The Columbia Anthology brings together 31 of the powerhouse vocalist’s most enduring tracks. The 2-CD set not only represents tracks from her classic Columbia albums Cheryl Lynn (1978), In Love (1979), In the Night (1981), Instant […]

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