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May, 2017

  • 12 May

    New Macca and Yes from Empress Valley, Xavel and more

    The Empress Valley and Xavel labels have grabbed more recordings from Macca’s recent tour of the Far East; ‘One On One at Tokyo Dome’ is part of a series of triple disk sets recorded at the venue beginning with the show & soundcheck on the 27th also featuring recordings from ...

March, 2017

  • 20 March

    Aretha Franklin – Montreux 1971 (Poison Apple)

    Aretha Franklin, “Montreux 1971” (PoisonAPPLE) Soul Serenade / Respect / Natural Woman / Say A little Prayer For You / Call Me / Just Because – Share Your Love With Me / Don’t Play That Song (You Lied) / Bridge Over Troubled Water / Dr Feelgood – Spirit In The ...

January, 2017

  • 17 January

    Recent new releases

    Things are historically quiet in January but a handful of new releases have started to appear quietly and are starting to stir up the dust. The Dog ‘n Cat label announce their first releases this year with their take on the Desert Trip show, “Ride ‘Em On Down” (the first ...

  • 2 January

    Led Zeppelin – Ally Pally Hard Rock Daze 1972 UK Tour (Empress Valley Supreme Disc EVSD 951/52/53/54/55/56)

    Ally Pally Hard Rock Daze 1972 UK Tour (Empress Valley Supreme Disc EVSD 951/52/53/54/55/56) Led Zeppelin’s longest tour of England would come in late 1972 with 25 dates spanning a two month period, the band would feature the same basic set list they had used in Japan the month prior ...

December, 2016

  • 4 December

    Empress Valley announce new Yes release

    Japanese label Empress Valley have just released a brand new Yes 4 cd boxed set. “Songs From Red Rocks” features an audience recording of the band from their appearance in Denver on the 10th of September, 2004 over the first 2 CDs. The two extra CDs are the soundboard recording ...

November, 2016

  • 29 November

    Classic Simon and Garfunkel on PoisonAPPLE.

    PoisonAPPLE, a offshoot of the Empress Valley label have released five new Simon and Garfunkel sets recently. Some of these are ‘classic’ recordings (Released previously on different labels but repackaged to suit this collection). “Live At Hollywood Bowl” is the soundboard recording at the venue on the 23rd of August, ...

  • 29 November

    New releases from Empress Valley and more

    The Empress Valley have brought us a few exciting little boxed sets in the very recent past; “Hermetic Order Of The Golden Dawn” is an 8 CD set of audience recordings from the 2 Led Zeppelin shows at Earls Court, London on May the 24th and May 25th, 1974. “Galactic ...

June, 2016

  • 7 June

    Another Empress Valley Bowie release

    The Empress Valley label have just announced their latest release, ‘Strange Fascination’ is a copy of the Universal Amphitheatre soundboard from Los Angeles, CA on the 5th of September, 1974. The concert has been released many times before, for example as ; ‘Strange Fascination’ (Bow 001/002), ‘Wealth And Authority’ (Shout ...

May, 2016

  • 9 May

    Led Zeppelin – Hellfire Club (Empress Valley Supreme Disc EVSD-919/920/921)

    Hellfire Club (Empress Valley Supreme Disc EVSD-919/920/921) Capital Centre, Landover, Maryland USA – February 10, 1975 Disc 1 (58:09) Introduction, Rock And Roll, Sick Again, Over The Hills And Far Away, In My Time Of Dying, The Song Remains The Same, The Rain Song, Kashmir Disc 2 (52:47) No Quarter, ...

March, 2016

  • 24 March

    David Bowie release from Empress Valley arrives

    *Updated* The set has now seen release as a 2 CD, 1 DVD set – The audio does indeed seem to be the audio from Robin Mayhew’s recording, the DVD features an edited show but including the lost Jeff Beck portion.  Sandwiched within the latest Led Zeppelin box from Empress ...

February, 2016

  • 28 February

    The Empress Valley Led Zeppelin box arrives

    The much discussed Led Zeppelin 31 CD long-boxed set on Empress Valley was released this weekend and photos of the set have since been released. Despite it’s size and inevitable cost, the set is due to sell out imminently making it an instant collectors item and all previous releases of ...

  • 6 February

    New Cream soundboards release from Empress Valley

    The Empress Valley label have announced their first release of the year and it consists of some brand new and unreleased Cream soundboards. “The Last Goodbye” consists of 4CDs with a bonus CD contained in a 2 box set. It’s limited to an edition of 200 numbered copies. The label ...

December, 2015

  • 19 December

    Led Zeppelin – Rock Super Stars (Empress Valley EVSD-862/863/864)

    Rock Super Stars (Empress Valley EVSD-862/863/864) Tarrant County Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX, USA – March 3, 1975 Disc 1 (54:58) Rock And Roll, Sick Again, Over The Hills And Far Away, In My Time Of Dying, The Song Remains The Same, The Rain Song, Kashmir Disc 2 (58:53) No Quarter, ...

  • 7 December

    Keith Richards – Keith at the Apollo (poisonAPPLE)

    Keith Richards, “Keith Plays The Apollo” (poisonAPPLE) Jazz Foundation benefit. Tribute to Merry Clayton. Apollo Theatre, New York, NY. 22nd October 2015 Gimme Shelter (Webcast soundboard) / Happy (Webcast Soundboard) / Gimme Shelter (Audience source) / Happy (Audience source) (29:41) In the words of the Guardian news paper from the ...

  • 6 December

    The Who, Humble Pie and Bad Company – Summer Of 74 (Empress Valley EVSD-858/861)

    The Who, Humble Pie and Bad Company, “Summer of ’74” (Empress Valley EVSD – 858/861) Disk 1 – The Who – Introduction / I Can’t Explain / Summertime Blues / Young Man Blues / Baba O’ Riley / Behind Blue Eyes / Substitute / I’m A Boy / Tattoo / ...

November, 2015

  • 7 November

    New Who at Charlton ’74 release on Empress Valley

    The Empress Valley label have just released a new 4 CD boxed set featuring a complete collection of audience tapes from the Who’s show at the Charlton Athletic ground in London, UK on May the 18th, 1974. The Who take precedent over the first two disks with the other 2 CDs giving ...

  • 6 November

    Keith Richards / Merry Clayton release on poisonApple

    From soundboard webcasts and audience recordings taped at the Jazz Foundation benefit tribute to Merry Clayton where the singer was awarded the “Clark and Gwen Terry Courage Award” from The Jazz Foundation of America at the Apollo theatre in New York, the poisonAPPLE label have released short EP of Keith ...

August, 2015

  • 21 August

    New Empress Valley and Xavel releases

    Empress Valley have had a quick turn around after their latest Led Zep releases and bring us a new Rainbow box. “Return Of Satan”is a 6 CD box including a bonus disk. All shows included were shows played in Japan in December of 1976. KNIGHTS OF RAINBOW (DISC 1) 1. ...

  • 4 August

    New Led Zeppelin, Empress Valley releases.

    Two new Led Zeppelin releases have arrived from the doors of Empress Valley. The first is a reissue of the classic ‘No Quarter’ release, renamed ‘Black Dragon With Blue Axe’. A 6 CD boxed set. Recorded at the Earls Court arena on the 18th of May, 1975, this new version ...

July, 2015