This was a release which had me pricking my ears up, if only to see what sort of version of the Airplane/Starship configuration we would be getting here. Of course, the Airplane brand gets more respect among the majority, but up until, say, 1976's Spitfire at least, I would contend that the albums released under..
Wow! I have to confess, I got it into my head this lot would be over-the-top exhibitionist glam-rockers (or something like that).....how humungously wrong can you be!! Kimono Drag Queens are a psychedelic/World Music seven-piece with musical influences spanning continents, decades, genres...you name it. With a focus on great rhythmic syncopation linked to intricate arrangements, they’ve..
Long John Silver / Thirty Seconds Over Winterland (Jefferson Airplane)Baron Von Tollbooth And The Chrome Nun (Kantner - Slick- Freiberg) If anyone is unfamiliar with the work the Airplane did in that historical 'no-man's land' between the end of the '60s and the arrival of the Starship they will find this pair of releases enlightening..
It’s always with a little trepidation that one picks up one of these old vintage recordings: very often, despite a nice cover and tempting tracklist it can turn out to be a bootleg-quality audience recording which does the artist more of a disservice. Happily, that is far from the case here, as this fairly bursts..