Category Archives: re-issue

Review: Painted Willie – Mind Bowling (re-issue)

Label: DC-Jam Records Released: July 17, 2009 SST Records was, if nothing else, a source of 80s musical madness. The label was somewhat diverse, but insanity was its consistency. While Hüsker Dü, the Meat Puppets and a few others moved on to major label semi-success, many of their bands burned up in the label’s creative melee. Painted Willie was just… Read more »

Review: Paul Robeson – On My Journey: Paul Robeson’s Independent Recordings / Pete Seeger – American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 5

   Label: Smithsonian Folkways Released: August 28, 2007 (Paul Robeson) & October 9, 2007 (Pete Seeger) On the surface, these two albums have little in common. But I happened to put them both on my iPod, and by hearing each artist’s songs randomly mixed with Primal Scream and Pedro the Lion and Picastro (it was a “p” kind of week), I… Read more »

Rhino to re-issue Joy Division’s catalog and then some…

To mark the 30th anniversary of the formation of Joy Division, Rhino will be re-issuing Joy Division’s two studio albums as two CD sets, the first disc being the remastered album and the second being unreleased live recordings. These will be available beginning October 30th. As if that wasn’t enough, they will also be issuing a vinyl box set exclusively… Read more »