Over the past few months you've probably heard us mention Vinyl Me Please. The subscription-based record club frequently partners with the major labels to create exclusive pressings from across genres. They also curate Records of the Month for subscribers - available in three tracks: Classics, Essentials, and Hip Hop - specially selected by their staff to spotlight albums of importance in pop, rock, soul, world music, jazz, and beyond. This year, the offerings ran the gamut from The Stooges,
In 2019, Eric Clapton brought together some of the world's most astounding guitarists for his fifth Crossroads Guitar Festival. If you've had the pleasure to see the concert festival in 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013, or 2019, you know what it's about: A marathon concert featuring Clapton and friends playing in each other's sets, with once-in-a lifetime collaborations and plenty of jaw-dropping music - all in service of Clapton's Crossroads Centre for rehabilitation and recovery. It's a ticket you
3-CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop 6-LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop 2-Blu-ray: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop 2-DVD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop On November 20, Rhino will release Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2019 featuring nearly four hours of highlights from the most recent iteration of his log-standing benefit concert.
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up! Michael Nesmith, Infinite Tuesday: Autobiographical Riffs - The Music (Rhino) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Rhino Records offers a 14-track companion CD to Michael Nesmith's memoir Infinite Tuesday - An Autobiographical Riff (due on April 18). This collection has tracks from Nesmith solo as well as The Monkees and The First National Band, charting his singular and often-trailblazing work over the decades. Read more here! The
In 2006, Eric Clapton teamed with singer-songwriter J.J. Cale for the collaborative album The Road to Escondido. The guitar god had long been a fan and patron of Cale's; he included "After Midnight" on his 1970 solo debut and took "Cocaine" to the Top 30 in 1977. Escondido earned both men a Grammy for Best Contemporary Blues Album, and it would prove to be among Cale's final recordings. He released the album Roll On in 2009, featuring Clapton on its title track. Then, in 2013, Cale passed