A blast from the nineties past is upon us with the news that PJ Harvey is to reissue her fantastic 90s album Rid of Me for the first time in almost 30 years. PJ Harvey’s sophomore studio album is a highlight in the artist’s career and it had to be really, following on from the critically acclaimed Dry. Performed by the trio of Rob Ellis (drums), Steve Vaughan (Bass) and … [Read more...] about PJ Harvey to reissue acclaimed 90s album ‘Rid Of Me’ on vinyl
The Spice Girls have announced they are reissuing classic pop album Spice World and their greatest hits record on vinyl. I think some people tend to forget just how big The Spice Girls were in the nineties. They were literally sewn into the fabric of British culture with a multitude of hits, huge worldwide sell-out tours and managed to change people’s outlook on just how … [Read more...] about Spice Girls to reissue Spice World and Greatest Hits on Vinyl
Michael Sumsion explores the vinyl reissue of a cult gem from the jazz vaults, Roy Brooks’ exquisite 1970’s masterpiece, The Free Slave. The drummer Roy Brooks was a pillar of the Detroit jazz scene of the 1960s and 1970s, predominantly known for his sterling support for household names such as Yusef Lateef, Pharoah Sanders, Horace Silver, Charles Mingus, Dexter Gordon, Lee … [Read more...] about Roy Brooks: The Free Slave – Vinyl Reissue
It’s a question that gets asked a lot and, to be honest, there is no definitive answer. Both an original pressing and vinyl reissues have their disadvantages and advantages, and personal circumstances also play a huge part. Below we aim to dispel the myths, give some advice, and take you through a bit of history so you can decide what will be right for you when deciding to buy … [Read more...] about Original Pressing Vinyl or Reissue: Which Should You Buy?
Mick Jagger (of a little known band called The Rolling Stones...) is gearing up to release his four solo albums as reissues on 180-gram vinyl. The releases include She’s The Boss (1985), Primitive Cool (1987), Wandering Spirit (1993) and Goddess in the Doorway (2001). The records will be released through Universal Music Enterprises, having been cut at the world-renowned … [Read more...] about Mick Jagger solo albums to be reissued on vinyl
Madonna’s first four studio albums are to be released on completely clear vinyl, it has been announced. This is the start of a ‘re-issuing project’ by Rhino Records, whilst it still remains unclear which future records by the artist are likely to be rereleased. The records slated to be reissued are Madonna, Like A Virgin, True Blue and Who’s That Girl. All four will be … [Read more...] about Madonna to reissue first four albums on clear vinyl