Archive for November 3rd, 2015

Michael Hedges – Aerial Boundaries (1985, 2015 SACD remaster)

Michael Hedges – Aerial Boundaries (1985, 2015 SACD remaster)

Michael Hedges did nothing less than bring the acoustic guitar into the New Age realm and completely conquer it within the space of this record.

John Oates has never abandoned Hall and Oates’ classic Luncheonette: ‘The best album we ever made’

John Oates has never abandoned Hall and Oates’ classic Luncheonette: ‘The best album we ever made’

The rootsy realism of Hall and Oates’ ‘Abandoned Luncheonette,’ released on Nov. 3, 1973, is a source of inspiration for John Oates, too.

Toto, “Gift With a Golden Gun” from Turn Back (1981): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Gift With a Golden Gun” from Turn Back (1981): Toto Tuesdays

Toto aimed for a streamlined feel on ‘Turn Back,’ and this opening track is a competent – though not exactly perfect – execution of that strategy.

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