Tag: cd

This Is Speedometer 1 and 2

  Interesting reissue from Freestyle Records – This Is Speedometer 1 and 2. Both albums were originally issued on the Blow It Hard label, a mix of vintage-style soul, funk and Latin from a band that has backed a host of soul and funk legends, as well as producing their […]

Fania Records 2CD retrospective

Anyone fancying dipping their toes into vintage Latin might want to check out the new Fania Records 1964-1980: The Original Sound Of Latin New York 2CD set, which is incoming on the Strut label next month. The period is important, taking in the emergence of boogaloo from the mid-60s, which […]

R&B Spotlight album series

Just browsing through Amazon and noticed a series of albums called R&B Spotlight, which might well be of of interest, even if the sleeves are a bit ropey. Essentially, it's a series of big R&B tunes year-on-year, with 1960 just released as a 60-track set by Fantastic Voyage, following previous […]

Rare Record Price Guide 2012

This sneaked out a couple of weeks back – the Record Collector Rare Record Price Guide 2012. It is pretty much what it claims to be – the 11th edition of the best-selling guide to record collecting. The new edition packs 1,440 pages and over 100,000 entries, covering pretty much […]

The Who Live at Leeds boxset

Not everyone's favourite album by them, but if you are a fan of The Who, I'm guessing you will want the Live At Leeds 40th Anniversary Super-Deluxe Collectors Edition. Yes, as you might have worked out, this is a deluxe reissue for one of the most famous live albums of […]