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May, 2012

  • 28 May

    The Band – On Stages (Pignon-007)

    On Stages (Pignon-007) The Band’s Final Waltz in 1976 was meant to single the end of the band.  But watching the film it seemed more Robbie Robertson’s than a mutual decision.  After fulfilling their contract with Islands in March 1977, the musicians went their separate ways.  Rick Danko released an ...

March, 2012

  • 1 March

    The Kinks – Live In Germany (Pignon-036)

    Live In Germany (Pignon-036) The Kinks were always enthusiastic in embracing video promotion.  Their early videos ranged from simple personality shots (“Starstruck”) to elaborate narratives (“Dead End Street”).  In the seventies, in addition to television appearances, they experimented with music dramas such as Soap Opera and, by the early eighties, ...

October, 2011

  • 18 October

    Lou Reed – La Edad de Oro (Pignon-095)

    La Edad de Oro (Pignon-095) Kurt Loder wrote in Rolling Stone magazine, in reviewing Lou Reed’s 1984 LP New Sensations, that during the first thirteen years after the break up of the Velvet Underground Reed “stumbled through one of the most self-indulgent and self-defeating solo careers in the annals of ...