Rockin' Around in NYC (and Beyond): Yep Roc to Celebrate 40 Years of Marshall Crenshaw's Debut

By Mike Duquette | September 26, 2022 | 5 Comments

Tonight, Marshall Crenshaw takes his 40 Years in Showbiz! Tour to Manhattan's City Winery. (It's a show you can watch from the comfort of your home - hopefully my head won't be in the way!) Just as exciting as seeing this living power-pop legend celebrate his fourth decade of performing: some of his long-out-of-print classic […]

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The Weekend Stream: September 24, 2022

By Mike Duquette | September 24, 2022 | 5 Comments

Welcome to The Weekend Stream, a relaxing weekly review of notable digital-only catalogue titles. There may be no CD or vinyl, but there's plenty of great new/old music to discover - from quarter-century old R&B classics, a Fleetwood Mac heroine covering Buffalo Springfield, and an actor who sang enough to make you go a little […]

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Right as the Rain: Barbra Streisand's "Live at the Bon Soir" Arrives in November

By Joe Marchese | September 23, 2022 | 9 Comments

Barbra Streisand first took the stage of New York's tiny Bon Soir on September 9, 1960.  The eighteen-year-old singer appeared third on a bill after house band The Three Flames and comic duo Tony and Eddie, and before closing act Phyllis Diller.  The groundbreaking comedienne later recalled her first encounter with Streisand: "We shared a […]

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Seal's Debut Gets a "Killer" of a Box

By Mike Duquette | September 23, 2022 | 4 Comments

Rhino Records adds to its holiday/year-end box set season a new entry in the form of a deluxe edition of Seal's classic 1991 debut. Available November 4, the reissued Seal will include the British singer's first album, remastered for the first time on CD and three sides of vinyl in one package. A further three […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of September 23

By The Second Disc | September 23, 2022 | 4 Comments

Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! Joni Mitchell, The Asylum Albums (1972-1975) (Elektra/Rhino) 4CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 5LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Joni Mitchell's Archives campaign rolls on with this new 4-CD or 5-LP box collecting four of the inspirational singer-songwriter's most acclaimed and beloved studio albums, all recorded for David Geffen's then-new Asylum Records label: For […]

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