The music industry has been through various transformations, from vinyl records to cassette tapes, CDs, MP3s, and streaming music. From rare collections, music has become virtually free to many, something that a lot of us appreciate but to the detriment of recording artists and companies. (Photo: Pixabay.com) Recently, however, there has been a few developments   Read More …

“Everybody thinks how great it must have been in the ‘60’s. Well, let me tell you – it was! I don’t think there will ever be anything quite like it again!” In his most recent book – “Almost Famous: Journey to the Summer of Love”, Alan Lee Brackett candidly presents the ’60s exactly as they were:   Read More …

Pioneering rockers Phil May & Wally Waller (of The Pretty Things) present the highest quality release to date of their collaboration with French playboy Philippe DeBarge. To be released on September 1st by Madfish Records, the album is now remastered and reworked and features bonus tracks and rare photos!   It was late August in 1969   Read More …

We all know the story behind “Hotel California”, so it should come as no surprise that when it came to living life in the fast lane, the Eagles were the apparent masters. But were they really that wild? And was Glenn Frey the one that led the others astray? It all started when the original   Read More …

If you love retro music and are planning an event then there are some awesome party games that you can play. These themed activities are perfect for your next party, just grab the records and you’re good to go. Musical Chairs Let’s be honest, this game is one we all remember playing as kids and   Read More …

For as long as there have been celebrities, there has been an overwhelming, weird collection of celebrity memorabilia that superfans and collectors simply have to get their hands on. Over the years, people have bought some pretty strange things, from Katy Perry’s trampoline to a lamp that almost burnt down Ozzy Osbourne’s house. Of course,   Read More …

In September 2017, Bancroft Press will be releasing Elizabeth Leiknes’ “Black Eyed Susan,” an irreverent homage to the Wizard of Oz. In her third novel, Leiknes asks the questions: What would you do if you only had a few months left to live? For Susan Spector, she’s going to go find the rainbow, and possibly   Read More …

Today is about Ringo Starr, the fab Beatle,  the drummer, the artist, the actor, the genius, the mentor. Let’s celebrate Ringo by discovering 10 new facts about him: 1.He occasionally sang lead vocals, usually for one song on an album, including “With a Little Help from My Friends”, “Yellow Submarine” and their cover of “Act Naturally”.   Read More …

Much to the excitement of prog music fans worldwide, legendary Curved Air violinist Darryl Way is releasing a new Concept Album/Rock Opera called “Underworld” on June 21st. “Underworld” is released in 2 versions: “Underworld Rock Opera Complete” which is the whole show with dialogue and narration and “Underworld Rock Opera the Songs” which just contains the songs.   Says Darryl, “Having   Read More …

When hosting private parties or corporate events, there is usually a theme which dictates how the guests should be dressed and how the venue would be designed. Having a theme adds excitement and fun to the occasion and even before the party itself. It’s going to be a night of role play, and guests would   Read More …