Rhino's "Start Your Ear Off Right" campaign is back for 2018, and this year's crop of titles is a happily eclectic one ranging from classic R&B to rock, metal, hip-hop, and beyond. These limited edition vinyl reissues will be released every Tuesday beginning tomorrow, January 9, and continuing through the 23rd. We can't think of a better way to start our year off right than visiting a local record store, and Rhino agrees - so all of these titles will be exclusively available at
Record Store Day has been an institution for a decade now, so leave it to this year's 10th anniversary event to be one of the biggest! We've already shone the spotlight on releases by David Bowie, Paul McCartney, Prince, Omnivore Recordings and Legacy Recordings; now, it's time to take a look at Warner Music's incredibly generous lineup. Over 30 titles will be featured from the label group at independent record stores on Saturday, April 22. There's really something for everyone: vintage 12"
Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up, featuring Second Disc Records' first release of the year plus another incredible slate from Real Gone Music, box sets, anthologies, and more! Various Artists, The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh: Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Expanded Edition) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Second Disc Records and Real Gone Music are tipping off 2017 with the first-ever CD release of Thom Bell's soulful soundtrack to 1979's The Fish
Greek synthesizer legend Vangelis has recently overseen a CD box set of some of his most celebrated albums for release next year. Delectus features 13 Vangelis albums released between 1973 and 1985 for the Vertigo and Polydor labels. This includes studio creations like Earth (1973), China (1979), See You Later (1980), Soil Festivities (1984) and Mask (1985) plus soundtrack albums like the nature documentaries L'Apocalypse des animaux (1975), Opera Sauvage (1979) and Antarctica (1983) and the
Celebrated Greek electronic composer Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou - or, as he's known to music lovers the world over, Vangelis - is partnering with the Cherry Red label Esoteric to remaster and reissue six of his albums originally released on the RCA and Arista labels. By the time Vangelis signed to RCA and released Heaven and Hell in 1975, he'd already traveled quite extensively in the European music scene. From a turn in Greek pop band The Forminx, he'd formed a prog band, Aphrodite's
In lieu of a standard Release Round-Up this week, here's a look at the major three titles that are out today: the latest gold discs and SACDs from Audio Fidelity. The titles released today are Crosby, Stills & Nash's CSN, James Taylor's Gorilla and Vangelis' soundtrack album to Blade Runner. The third studio album by the folk-rock supergroup Crosby, Stills and Nash, released in 1977, is crucially different from the ones before - this time, there's no contribution from Neil Young. (Young
At this summer's Olympic Games in London, if there was going to be any film score coming through the speakers, it would be the theme to Chariots of Fire. Vangelis' synthesizer-based piece has resounded in the popular consciousness for more than 30 years. Running along a beach or looking for energy to complete a task? That piano riff - which helped the film win one of four Academy Awards and topped the Billboard charts for a week in 1982 - will likely play in your head until you finish the