Art Rock Show – Vortex (Week 35)

Vortex is het vijfde album van het Spaanse collectief Toundra, dat instrumentale post-rock en post-metal met enkele progressieve elementen combineert. De band is in eigen land behoorlijk populair, getuige het feit dat het album op nummer vier binnenkwam in de lijst met best verkochte albums.

Jeffrey van Metalfan.nl: “Het is nog altijd cinematische post-rock/metal wat de klok slaat. Na een rustig intro start Cobra direct stevig. Zonder enige opbouw komt er een muur van geluid op de luisteraar af. Ook in Tuareg pakken de Zuid-Europeanen stevig uit, maar zijn er ook wat rustigere passages ingebouwd. Deze twee postmetaltracks moeten het vooral van momenten hebben en behoren zeker de eerste luisterbeurten niet tot de hoogtepunten.

Het intermezzo Cartavio luidt een lichtere, meer op post-rock gebaseerde fase in die overtuigender is.… Read more...

My Generation of Sunday 26 & Tuesday 29 August: Wynder K. Frog, St. Louis Union, Wild Child Butler [Ed’s Show, 2018-34]

NEW SHOW: Wynder K. Frog, St. Louis Union, George ‘Wild Child’ Butler  *** REPEATED:  Zoot Money, Eric Burdon & New Animals, Dantalion’s Chariot *** Sunday 26 August, 12:00 > 24:00 hrs + repeated Tue. 28 August, 1200 > 20:00 hrs.  *** Time Zone: CET, Brussels ***  [2018-34] **** RADIO 68: ALL THE SOUNDS AND ALL THE VOICES THAT  SHAPED THE SIXTIES ***

1 MY GENERATION (NEW)
SPECIAL
: WYNDER K. FROG
LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING: FOTHERINGAY: Peace In The End (< LP ‘Fotheringay’)
FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED: JOHNNY NASH + CARL DOUGLAS & THE BIG STAMPEDE + THE WHO at the BBC.
SPECIAL : WYNDER K. FROG: Turn On Your Lovelight (single 1966), Green Door (single 1967), I”m A Man (single 1967), Harpsichord Shuffle (Weaver, LP ‘Out Of the Frying Pan’, 1968) + St Louis Union: Think About Me, About My Girl + The Chapters: Stop Thinking About Her, 1965 + Bill Haley & His Comets: Green Door (1964).… Read more...

Langspeeltijd * Longplaytime: Britsoul with Geno Washington, The Equals, The Foundations, Amen Corner & Dusty * Mon. 27 & Wed. 29 August [Ed’s Show 2018-34]

NEW SHOW:  Geno Washington & Ram Jam Band, Equals, Foundations, Amen Corner, Dusty Springfield *** REPEATED:  Jeff Beck 2016, Yardbirds ’68, Ferre Grignard ***  Monday 27 August, 12:00-24:00 hrs  CET Brussels + Wednesday 29 August, 12:00-20:00 hrs CET Brussels *** [2018-34 (49)] *** RADIO 68: ALL THE SOUNDS AND ALL THE VOICES OF THE SIXTIES ****

PLAYLISTS

NEW SHOW
SPECIAL 
: BRITSOUL
GENO WASHINGTON & THE RAM JAM BAND: Hand-clappin’, Foot-stompin’, Funky BUTT Live! (entire album, 1966).
THE AMEN CORNER: National Welsh Coast Live Explosion Company (1969, side A).
THE FOUNDATIONS: From the Foundations (1967, selected tracks).
THE EQUALS: Explosion! (A-side, 1968).
DUSTRY SPRINGFIELD: Ooooo Weee (side A, 1965).
LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING: Bob Dylan: John Birch Paranoid Blues.
FREE SPEECH : Bob Dylan; Tom Paxton & Pete Seeger, Red Shadow.… Read more...

Week 34 – Art Rock – Godseed

Entering Polaris uit België brengt melodische power en prog metal. Bezieler van dit studioproject is gitarist & songwriter Tom Tas (Quantum Fantay, Neo Prophet), geholpen door drummer Vincent van Kerckhove (Devious Instinct).

Filip van der Linden van Rockportaal.nl: “Voorts komen we verschillende gastzangers tegen, zoals Björn Strid (Soilwork), Henrik Fevre (Anubis Gate), Thomas Vikström (Therion), Lance King (Balance Of Power, ex-Pyramaze), Audrey Dandeville (Irradiance), Georg Neuhauser (Serenity), Sindre Nedland (In Vain, Funeral), Fabio Lione (Angra, Rhapsody) en Arno Menses (Sieges Even, Subsignal).

(…) Inzake muziekstijl gaat Entering Polaris van klassieke heavy metal tot progressieve metal, met haltes bij een akoestische ballad, prog rock en power metal. Ondanks de vele gasten op het album is dit toch heel consistent van sfeer en sound, zonder te gaan vervelen.… Read more...

Langspeeltijd * Longplaytime: Monday 20, Wednesday 22 August: The Yardbirds 1968, Jeff Beck 2016, Ferre Grignard [Ed’s Show, 2018-33]

NEW SHOW: The Yardbirds 1968, Jeff Beck 2016, Ferre Grignard [Ed’s Show, 2018-33]  *** REPEATED:Revolution (Q65), Beggar’s Banquet (Stones), Undead (Ten Years After)***  Monday 20 August, 12:00-24:00 hrs  CET Brussels + Wednesday 22 August, 12:00-20:00 hrs CET Brussels *** [2018-33 (48)] *** RADIO 68: ALL THE SOUNDS AND ALL THE VOICES OF THE SIXTIES ****

PLAYLISTS

NEW SHOW:
SPECIAL 
: YARDBIRDS 1968 & JEFF BECK 2016:  THE YARDBIRDS: YARDBIRDS ’68: entire disc 1: Live at the Anderson Theatre, New York, 30 May 1968 [recorded live 1968, released 2017 by JimmyPage.com] *** JEFF BECK: LIVE AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL: entire disc 1, feat. Jan Hammer [recorded 2016, released on Atco 2018] *** FERRE GRIGNARD: FERRE GRIGNARD, 1968: choice tracks ***
POETRY: JIM MORRISON: Babylon Fading, Freedom Exists + JENNY LEWIS & HYLDA SIMS: Non-Military Statement  + EVE PEARCE: Whose Child?… Read more...

My Generation of Sunday 18 & Tuesday 20 August * Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band, Dantalion’s Chariot, Eric Burdon & New Animals [Ed’s Show 2018-33]

NEW SHOW:  Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band, Dantalion’s Chariot, Eric Burdon & New Animals *** REPEATED:  Johnny Hallyday feat. The Small Faces and Peter Frampton *** Sunday 19 August, 12:00 > 24:00 hrs + repeated Tue. 21 August, 1200 > 20:00 hrs.  *** Time Zone: CET, Brussels ***  [2018-33] **** RADIO 68: ALL THE SOUNDS AND ALL THE VOICES THAT  SHAPED THE SIXTIES ***

1 MY GENERATION (NEW)
SPECIAL
: ZOOT MONEY with ERIC BURDON & THE NEW ANIMALS
LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING: THE DELPHONICS: A Lover’s Concerto *** FORGOTTEN & OVERLOOKED: DAVE BERRY: Picture Me Gone (1966) + THE CHEYNES: Down And Out (1963) + THE EASYBEATS: Made My Bed, Gonna Lie In It (b-side of ‘Friday On My Mind’) *** SPECIAL : ZOOT MONEY with ERIC BURDON & THE ANIMALS: White House / River Deep, Mountain High (USA single, 1968), Ring Of Fire / I’m An Animal (UK single, 1969) + DANTALION’s CHARIOT: Coffee Song (< Chariot Rising) + CREAM: Coffee Song (1966 single) *** LONGPLAYTIME: FREEDOM AT LAST (Time Of The Season, 1969) + THE WHO: Armenia City In The Sky (Sell Out, 1967) + LISTENING: Stoned Is (Listening, 1968) *** WORD : 1968 L’evolution des moeurs et le féminisme + London Hippies 1967

2 BLUESIDE (NEW)
SPECIAL
: ZOOT MONEY’s BIG ROLL BAND at the BBC
LOVE, PEACE & UNDERSTANDING: RUTHIE FOSTER: Love In the Middle (< cd “The Truth According to Ruthie Foster”) *** THE ORIGINATORS & INSPIRATORS: BUSTER BROWN: Fanny Mae + LEFT HAND FRANK: Linda Lu + EDDIE ‘The Chief’ CLEARWATER: The World Is In A Bad Situation *** SPECIAL ZOOT MONEY’s BIG ROLL BAND: Live At the BBC: Big Time Operator, Chauffeur, Picture Me Gone, Star Of the Show *** KEEPERS OF THE BLUES FLAME: SHEMEKIA COPELAND: I’m Not Like Everybody Else (< cd ‘America’s Child’, Alligator, 2018) + RORY BLOCK: (< ‘A Woman’s Soul’, Stoneplain, 2018) + ELVIN BISHOP’s FUN TRIO: (< ‘Somethin’ Smells Funky, Alligator, 2018) *** WORD : Berkeley in the 60s + Tanks in Prague August 1968 + Dorothea Smartt reads her Poetry ***
THANKS TO… Alligator Records and V2 Records Belgium for SHEMEKIA COPELAND and ELVIN BISHOP + Continental Record Services for RORY BLOCK.… Read more...