Archive for September 14th, 2015

Supertramp, “Sister Moonshine” from Crisis? What Crisis? (1975): One Track Mind

Supertramp, “Sister Moonshine” from Crisis? What Crisis? (1975): One Track Mind

Supertramp’s elfin, silvery “Sister Moonshine,” released as part of ‘Crisis? What Crisis?’ on September 14, 1975, was a dry run for future platinum success.

Mahavishnu Orchestra – Birds of Fire (1973, 2015 Audio Fidelity reissue)

Mahavishnu Orchestra – Birds of Fire (1973, 2015 Audio Fidelity reissue)

John McLaughlin and his Mahavishnu Orchestra were busy creating new conventions, and ‘Birds of Fire’ set the bar high even as the band itself soon afterwards disintegrated. The Audio Fidelity version of their finest album makes their innovations a little more manifest.