March, 2015

  • 16 March

    The best of 2014 – The results!

    Finally, we’re there – our readers has been busy beavering away, looking back through their shelves, popping back on their headphones and revisiting the boots that made 2014 such an interesting year for bootlegs. 2014 was a quieter year on record. While there were a few results and new finds, ...

September, 2017

  • 19 September

    News & new releases!

    The Beatles – Kinfauns Demos May 1968 (no label) is a single disc of demo recordings for the White Album. The songs believed to have been taped at Kinfauns were recorded on Harrison’s Ampex four-track reel-to-reel tape recorder. The Rolling Stones – Hamburg 2017 (no label) is a 2CD set ...

  • 19 September

    The Rolling Stones 2017 shows begin to show

    We knew it wouldn’t be long until these shows begin to show – Despite Keith’s on and off nights, we have Ronnie’s sober proficiency, a slightly slower pitch to the songs and a fair few surprises in the set list. This tour is a win! Goldplate are the first out ...

  • 13 September

    David Bowie and The Spiders From Mars – Detroit 1973, 1st Night (Wardour 229)

    David Bowie and The Spiders From Mars, ‘Detroit 1973, 1st Night’ (Wardour 229) Ode To Joy / Hang On To Yourself / Ziggy Stardust / Changes / Moonage Daydream / Panic In Detroit / Five Years / Watch That Man / Aladdin Sane / The Width of A Circle / ...

  • 13 September

    Cream – Springtime Of Your Love (Eat A Peach EAT 172)

    Cream – Springtime Of Your Love (Eat A Peach – EAT 172) Sunshine Of Your Love / Hey Lawdy Mama / Sweet Wine / Rollin’ and Tumblin’ / Spoonful / Sitting On Top Of The World / Toad / NSU / Sunshine Of Your Love / We’re Going Wrong / ...

  • 12 September

    New titles from The Rolling Stones (& Keith), Bowie, Queen, & GNR!

    The Rolling Stones – Los Angeles 1989 1st Night (no label) is a 2CD set from Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA on October 18th, 1989. The Rolling Stones – Yokohama 2003 (no label) is a 2CD set from Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan on March 12th, 2003. Keith Richards ...

  • 5 September

    New releases from Sigma, Wardour, Virtuoso, & Zodiac!

    Pink Floyd – Rainbow Theatre 1972 3rd Night (Sigma 195) is a triple disc set featuring two different sources for the Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK on February 19th, 1972. Source one contains the first 107 minutes while source two features only the final hour but contains the encores ...

  • 2 September

    More news of the new HMC release ..

    Don’t say we didn’t warn you – Just to justify the hyperbole around this new HMC release and to keep this clear – you’ve seen very, very little of this release before. The label have offered up another teaser, just for you; http://<iframe frameborder=”0″ width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.dailymotion.com/embed/video/x5z8ipb” allowfullscreen></iframe><br /><a href=”http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5z8ipb” ...

  • 2 September

    A new Dog ‘n Cat release.

    Nothing new here but D n’ C have refreshed the old Scorpio classic, ‘Mad Shadows’ and added another CD to expand it. The pre-release blurb gives the impression that nothing has really changed apart from upgrading and remastering from existing sources that have appeared in the 25 years since the ...

  • 2 September

    A new Rolling Stones vinyl boxed set appears!

    Compiling the old Godfather labels releases, ‘Through The Vaults Darkly’, ‘No Spare Parts’ and ‘The Last Time’, this massive new 11 LP boxed set, also titled, ‘Through The Vaults Darkly’ compiles the previous 6 CDs and spreads them out for the wax factor. For anyone who missed the CDs the ...

  • 1 September

    Aerosmith – The Boys From Boston – The Early Years 1973-1976 (Magic Bus MB-07)

    The Boys From Boston – The Early Years 1973-1976 (Magic Bus MB-07) The new (well it’s been out for a while but it’s been a busy summer) box set from the folks at the Magic Bus label is something that has been rumored for some time and had many collectors, myself ...

August, 2017

  • 31 August

    More on that MMT HMC set ..

    The HMC label have now released the covers and more info on part one of their Magical Mystery Tour themed set; The 2 DVD set is a game of two halves. The first disk features a total of over 40 minutes of brand new, never seen before (Nope, not even ...

  • 29 August

    New CD and DVD releases from no label!

    The Beatles – The Compleat Beatles: Japanese Broadcast Edition 1984 (no label) is a single pro-shot DVD initially broadcast on December 31st, 1984. Bob Dylan – The Ginsberg Tapes 1965 (no label) is a four disc set featuring shows from Masonic Memorial Temple, San Francisco, CA on December 11th, 1965 ...

  • 27 August

    A new U2 release from Xavel

    It seems that the latest U2 tour might be one of the best documented yet at the Xavel label release their take on this high grossing tour, ‘Two Days In Rome’. Captured at the Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy on both the 15th and 16th of July, 2017. These recordings come ...

  • 24 August

    Bruce Springsteen – The River Tour 2016 (no label, BF-18)

      The River Tour 2016 (no label, BF-18) Various locations, 16 January – 14 September, 2016 Disc 1: The Ties That Bind, Sherry Darling, Jackson Cage, Two Hearts[/It Takes Two], Independence Day, Hungry Heart, Out In The Street, Crush On You, You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch), [Here ...

  • 22 August

    Eelgrass release ‘Deux Ex Machina’

    With thanks to Scottie Savalick on our Facebook group, he has pointed out that the Eelgrass label have copied the EV release, ‘Deus Ex Machine’ as expected. This release is the ‘budget’ version of the deluxe Japanese release and so will make for the more democratic version of this set. ...

  • 22 August

    Led Zeppelin – Deus Ex Machina (Empress Valley Supreme Disc EVSD-999/1000/1001/1002/1003/1004/1005/1006)

     Deus Ex Machina (Empress Valley Supreme Disc EVSD-999/1000/1001/1002/1003/1004/1005/1006) Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington – Friday March 21, 1975 Well it’s finally here, Empress Valley’s “Soundboard Revolution” delivers the incredible second night in Seattle on Led Zeppelin’s 1975 American tour in amazing soundboard quality. After months of anticipation and more than a few delays ...

  • 22 August

    New titles from Darker Than Blue, Wardour, & Zodiac!

    Deep Purple – Definitive Budokan 1973 (Darker Than Blue 249/250/251/252) is a four disc set featuring two different recordings from Budokan, Tokyo, Japan on June 25th, 1973.   Deep Purple – Definitive Hiroshima 1973 (Darker Than Blue 253/254) is a 2CD set from Hiroshima-shi Kokaido, Hiroshima, Japan on June 23rd, ...

  • 18 August

    New from the HMC label!

    Roll up! Roll Up! Step right this way!! For what will be part one of two sets .. You won’t believe your eyes!! Edit – Updated!! Teaser If you liked this review, buy me a cup of joe. (Suggested: $3 a shot or $7.5 for a double)

  • 17 August

    The Rolling Stones – Austin 2006 (No Label)

    The Rolling Stones, “Austin 2006″ (No label) Intro / You Got Me Rocking / Lets Spend The Night Together / She’s So Cold / Oh No, Not You Again / Sway / Bob Wills Is Still The King / Streets Of Love / Ain’t To Proud To Beg / Bitch ...

  • 15 August

    New titles from Darker Than Blue, Zion, Zodiac, & no label

    Led Zeppelin – Orlando 1971 (no label) is a 2CD set from Sports Stadium, Orlando, FL on August 31st, 1971. If my translation is correct, this comes from the soundboard with the audience source used to fill the gaps. Deep Purple – Osaka 1972 1st Night (Darker Than Blue 243/244) ...