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  • A Star-Studded Spectacle: The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness

    On April 20, 1992, Wembley Stadium in London transformed into a pulsating heart of rock ‘n’ roll reverence and remembrance, hosting the monumental Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness. This wasn’t just any tribute. This was a seismic, guitar-strumming, vocal-cord-straining homage to Freddie Mercury, the electrifying frontman of Queen whose life was tragically cut…

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  • The Vinyl Frontier: A Spin Through Record Store Day

    Click here to jump to the highlights and special releases of the 2024 edition. On April 20th, vinyl enthusiasts and music aficionados around the globe unite for a celebration that spins beyond just a routine shopping spree—it’s Record Store Day, the annual event that’s been putting the needle back on the beloved grooves of vinyl…

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  • The Rolling Stones:  Hackney Diamonds Review

    The best Rolling Stones album since Lady Gaga was a toddler.

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  • An Interview with André Perry, legendary record producer and founder of the fabled Le Studio, Part 1

    This interview was initially released on June 25th 2022. Founder of Quebec’s fabled Le Studio music studio and recipient of the Order of Canada and an honorary doctorate from Laval University, André Perry has worked with a who’s who of musical icons: John Lennon, Rush, Cat Stevens, The Police, the Bee Gees, Keith Richards, Roberta…

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  • Rediscover Sound From Above: The Ceiling Sound System Revolution

    Are you weary of that old-fashioned, pedestrian approach to sound emanating from beneath your feet? Do the regular floor-standers seem a tad too… earthbound for your elevated tastes? Have you caught your neck complaining after hours of jamming to tunes from those towering behemoths we call standing speakers? Fear not, dear audiophiles, for an auditory…

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  • The Rocket Man’s First U.S. Gig: Elton John at the Troubadour

    In 1970, a fresh-faced British musician named Elton John boarded a plane for Los Angeles, a city where dreams could be made or broken. Having already made a name for himself in the UK, Elton had a simple goal: to introduce his music to the American audience and see if it resonated as it had…

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  • The DUALITY of Sinéad O’Connor

    It wasn’t, obviously, all agony. But that press conference—it was a rare moment of placidity in a timeframe of incidents.

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  • T.H.E Show 2023

    I’ve been reporting on T.H.E. Show for PMA Magazine for 3 years now and every year I’ve been selecting PMA’s Top 3 Rooms of the show.

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  • MICHEL PETRUCCIANI: THE MONTREUX YEARS

    BMG & THE MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE NEXT RELEASE IN THE MONTREUX YEARS SERIES.  A COLLECTION OF MICHEL PETRUCCIANI’S FINEST PERFORMANCES AT THE MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL FROM 1990 – 1998. PRE-ORDER LONDON, WEDNESDAY MARCH 1, 2023 – BMG and The Montreux Jazz Festival have today announced the release of “Michel Petrucciani: The Montreux Years”…

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  • PACO DE LUCÍA: THE MONTREUX YEARS

    A SHOWCASE OF PACO DE LUCÍA’S MOST MESMERISING MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL LIVE PERFORMANCES BETWEEN 1984 to 2012 PLUS LINER NOTES FROM JOHN MCLAUGHLIN & RARE PHOTOS OF PACO DE LUCÍA’S TIME AT MONTREUX PRE-ORDER HERE. London Wednesday 18 January 2023 – BMG today announces the next instalment in The Montreux Years series with “Paco De…

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  • Rock Chronicles, Part 7 — Bobby Whitlock’s Key to the Highway

    Having completed a tour in England that featured George Harrison and Eric Clapton as guest guitarists, Delaney & Bonnie and Friends returned to America to help Clapton finish his solo debut and embark on a four-month tour to support the album.

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  • Rock Chronicles, Part 6 — On the Road With Eric Clapton

    The band, according to member Bobby Whitlock’s autobiography, had already gotten kicked off the Elektra label when it was touring, due to Delaney’s drunken antics with label owner Jac Holzman. Delaney & Bonnie manager Alan Pariser, who was close friends with Harrison, arranged for the group to be the opening act for Blind Faith, aka…

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  • MONTY ALEXANDER: THE MONTREUX YEARS

    THE MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL & BMG ANNOUNCE THE NEXT RELEASE IN THE MONTREUX YEARS SERIES FEATURES THE LEGENDARY JAZZ PIANIST’S PERFORMANCES AT MONTREUX FROM 1993 – 2016 PRE-ORDER MONTY ALEXANDER: THE MONTREUX YEARS HERE. Montreux Jazz Festival and BMG today announce the next instalment in The Montreux Years series with Monty Alexander: The Montreux Years.…

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  • Rock Chronicles, Part 5 — Mad Dogs & Englishmen

    In our last episode, Joe Cocker had just fired the members of his Grease band after recording his newest album, Cocker! His manager, Dee Anthony, was looking forward to returning to the U.S. to promote the highly anticipated album that featured Cocker originals and unreleased Beatles songs.

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  • CHICK COREA: THE MONTREUX YEARS

    THE MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL & BMG ANNOUNCE THE NEXT RELEASE IN THE MONTREUX YEARS SERIES RELIVE THE 23 TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNER’S PERFORMANCES AT MONTREUX FROM 1981 – 2010 PRE-ORDER CHICK COREA: THE MONTREUX YEARS HERE LONDON 17 AUGUST 2022 – Montreux Jazz Festival and BMG today announce the next installment in The Montreux Years…

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