Demon/Edsel's Dance Masters series only just released its second volume this summer - but a third one is on the way this fall, spotlighting the work of acclaimed remixer John Luongo. The Arthur Baker-presented series follows generous box sets on Shep Pettibone and Baker himself with a new overview of John "T.C." Luongo, who parlayed working in and around the Boston club scene into more than a decade of 12" remix work, first for some of the greatest R&B artists crossing over into disco,
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up, featuring a selection of the new titles in stores today! Spinners, The Complete Atlantic Singles: The Thom Bell Productions 1972-1979 (Real Gone/Second Disc) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Real Gone Music) This definitive 2-CD anthology from upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Spinners presents every one of the quintet's beloved A- and B-sides helmed by the late, great Thom Bell on Atlantic Records, with each and
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up, featuring a selection of the new titles available today! Daft Punk, Random Access Memories: 10th Anniversary Edition (Columbia) 2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Daft Punk's final album, 2013's disco-flavored, multiple Grammy-winning Random Access Memories, welcomed such all-time luminaries as Nile Rodgers, Paul Williams, Giorgio Moroder, Paul Jackson, Jr., Nathan East, John "J.R."
Rick Springfield was the real deal, and the record business knew it. Already a veteran of multiple bands including Zoot, the Australian singer-songwriter had good looks and good songs - not to mention a great voice and strong chops. Yet international superstardom didn't come easily for the future General Hospital star and chart-topping "Jessie's Girl" artist. He paid his dues, including a short-lived, uneasy tenure at Columbia Records. Rick had scored a top 20 Pop and AC success of 1972's
Wounded Bird Records has just opened the floodgates and got a couple of interesting obscurities released or reissued on CD. There's a couple of notable names here, and at least one that looks to have bonus tracks. Hit the jump to see them all.