The way the songs are transformed in the live environment is quite remarkable. All photos: Olivia Whimpenny The venue well-hidden between Oxford Street shops Oxford Street on a filthy wet Wednesday evening. It’s 8pm and the last remaining open shops spew out their serial shoppers, pull down the shutters, and turn off the lights. But..
It has been an unfortunate side-effect of the past two years of Pandemic disruption that some of the many great bands who began their careers at the turn of the 1970s, and were eagerly planning 50th Anniversary celebrations, found themselves suddenly 'all dressed up with no place to go', as the song has it. Uriah..
Meticulous attention to detail... what a beauty. Without wishing to sound like a broken record (or even acknowledging that pun), I have to again recognize Esoteric's admirable dedication and meticulous attention to detail with their tireless reissue campaign over the years. Dusting off ancient back catalogues of countless bands and artists and propelling them back..