Nektar – Recycled – Expanded and Remastered

Flies by in the blink of an eye... not a skipper track to be found, and sounds spectacular... The Nektar reissue campaign from Esoteric continues with an expanded box set release of one of their most beloved albums. 1975's ambitious Recycled was a flowing concept piece warning of - and foreshadowing - environmental damage to..

Headstone – Bad Habits/Headstone (Esoteric)

Dynamite 70s rock still highly listenable in 2023... My abiding question through numerous listens to the two newly-reissued albums from Headstone is: Why is this band so unknown? When mentioning them to my fellow music-worshipping peers, I've been met with quizzical responses and even occasional hints of disdain; as though to say 'They can't be..

Hawkwind – We Are Looking In On You (Cherry Red)

This album maintains the grand tradition of great live Hawkwind recordings, including possibly the best recorded versions of Magnu, Levitation and Born To Go. It’s interesting to see how different bands approach live albums. There are groups that avoid them altogether – most famously, Led Zeppelin, and there are plenty who feel obliged to do..