One of the unsung acts of the burgeoning '60s rock scene in the American Midwest, The Prime Movers Blues Band are finally getting their due with their first ever official release - a self-titled collection to be released in November. Founded by brothers Michael and Dan Erlewine in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1965, The Prime Movers became an unbelievable breeding ground for local talent. Michael's vocals and Dan's skillful guitar already made for a potent front end of the band, steeped in a deep
A long-lost classic album from Iggy Pop has arrived today on CD and LP from Caroline International: Zombie Birdhouse. The album was Pop's sixth studio record and saw him combining Afrobeat influences, droning electronics, and free-association. The album was originally produced by Chris Stein of Blondie and released on Animal Records. Since then, the bizarre and compelling album has only been reissued twice. In 1991 it was remastered and expanded with an alternate version of "Pain and Suffering"
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! Various Artists, Motown: The Complete No. 1s (Motown/UMe) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) For its 60th anniversary year, UMe has begun reminding fans that "Motown Did It First"; now, Motown is revisiting an essential box set that was originally released in celebration of its 50th anniversary a decade ago. Motown: The Complete No. 1s features more than 200 international chart-toppers, plus a handful of bonus masters that went to No.
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Orange vinyl: Rough Trade On June 28, Iggy Pop's legendary, lost classic Zombie Birdhouse will be reissued on CD and LP. The album was Pop's sixth studio record and saw him combining Afrobeat influences, droning electronics, and free-association. The album was originally produced by Chris Stein of Blondie and released on Animal Records. Since then, the bizarre and compelling album has only been
Run Out Groove Vinyl has announced its newest limited-edition offering. The label and Rhino affiliate will follow up the MC5's Motor City Five collection as well as Echo and the Bunnymen, Secret Machines, and The Dream Syndicate with a vinyl premiere from the powerful proto-punk rockers The Stooges. The 2-LP set Highlights from the Fun House Sessions is currently available for pre-order now exclusively at Run Out Groove, with a release date set for September 15. Pre-orders will close on July