While waiting for THE box set of the year (http://www.superdeluxeedition.com/news/tangerine-dream-in-search-of-hades-the-virgin-recordings-1973-1979/), I’m going to give much of the same material a spin now. Tangerine Dream. The Virgin Years 1974-1978. Great stuff! P.S.: The new box is called “In Search of Hades: The Virgin Recordings 1973-1979” (16CDs […]
The next couple of hours will be spent with this one here. I have all their albums, but there are a bucket full of alternate takes, alternate mixes, single masters, stereo mixes and unreleased recordings on here that just make this a very worthwhile boxed […]
This is the 1998 Verve (4-CD) Master Edition of Ella Fitzgerald singing the George & Ira Gershwin song books. Lovely edition, really, with bonus tracks, new liner notes and photos as well as original cover art and original liner notes.
Here’s the other metal “brick” the drugged-out Verve design department produced (see my previous post on the Charlie Parker box). It collects all the Billie Holiday Verve studio master takes (100 tracks on 6 CDs, 60-page booklet, limited edition). I tried to take a photo […]
There was a time when, to be a member of the Verve design department, you apparently had to be an LSD addict or smoke your mushrooms instead of eating them. I have plenty of those boxed sets that this jolly group of far-out designers put […]