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« Reply #80 on: June 11, 2020, 10:07:08 AM »



Larkin Pie’s new album “Self Made Man” will be coming out this Friday, 12th June.

From what I’ve seen and heard so far it’s going to be another banger.


It sounds tasty!

It certainly does. There shouldn’t be too much filler.
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« Reply #81 on: June 11, 2020, 11:42:28 AM »




Cat Stevens  has or is about to, re record Tea for the Tillerman for  50th anniversary release.  I'm not a fan of his particularly   but  I'm curious.  


Why do artists do this(re-recording classic material)?  It is always a bad idea...and yet they seem to stubbornly persist in convincing themselves otherwise.


I don't know why they do it. Is it very common? I'm trying to think of artists who've done it.


Come to think of it, The Strawbs did a revamp of Hero and Heroine a few years back. Not my favourite of their albums but I think it actually adds something to the original.
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« Reply #82 on: June 11, 2020, 12:18:55 PM »





Cat Stevens  has or is about to, re record Tea for the Tillerman for  50th anniversary release.  I'm not a fan of his particularly   but  I'm curious.  


Why do artists do this(re-recording classic material)?  It is always a bad idea...and yet they seem to stubbornly persist in convincing themselves otherwise.


I don't know why they do it. Is it very common? I'm trying to think of artists who've done it.


Come to think of it, The Strawbs did a revamp of Hero and Heroine a few years back. Not my favourite of their albums but I think it actually adds something to the original.


That's interesting. I didn't buy it because I felt happy enough with the original. Out of curiosity, where do you feel the new recording adds to the music?
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« Reply #83 on: June 11, 2020, 12:27:41 PM »


Out of curiosity, where do you feel the new recording adds to the music?


Publishing royalties, I imagine...
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« Reply #84 on: June 11, 2020, 03:37:26 PM »

IQ recorded a new version of their cassette-only debut album Seven Stories Into Eight when they gave it a CD release. Mainly because the master tape had deteriorated so badly they had to master the CD from an original cassette, so decided to re-record it and release both versions as the double CD Seven Stories Into 98.

I seem to remember The Enid recording new versions of their first two albums in the 80s, can't remember all the details but something to do with a dispute with EMI who released them originally.
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« Reply #85 on: June 12, 2020, 09:16:07 AM »






Cat Stevens  has or is about to, re record Tea for the Tillerman for  50th anniversary release.  I'm not a fan of his particularly   but  I'm curious.  


Why do artists do this(re-recording classic material)?  It is always a bad idea...and yet they seem to stubbornly persist in convincing themselves otherwise.


I don't know why they do it. Is it very common? I'm trying to think of artists who've done it.


Come to think of it, The Strawbs did a revamp of Hero and Heroine a few years back. Not my favourite of their albums but I think it actually adds something to the original.


That's interesting. I didn't buy it because I felt happy enough with the original. Out of curiosity, where do you feel the new recording adds to the music?


Firstly it begins with a 'prologue ' which is the lyric to 'Lay a little light on me'. Then between tracks 6 and 7, 'Midnight Sun' and Out in the cold' there's a short bridge piece 'Aurora', played on keyboards. Finally there's a reprise of 'Round and Round at the very end, finishing the album.

The effect of all if this, I find, apart from making the album longer, is that it slightly subverts my expectations and gives the album a more organic, layered feel.

Overall it's a great performance, with something of a live feel. You may find DCs vocals a strain at times. If you're at all familiar with later Strawbs you'll know what I mean here. Cool

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« Reply #86 on: June 12, 2020, 10:58:34 AM »







Cat Stevens  has or is about to, re record Tea for the Tillerman for  50th anniversary release.  I'm not a fan of his particularly   but  I'm curious.  


Why do artists do this(re-recording classic material)?  It is always a bad idea...and yet they seem to stubbornly persist in convincing themselves otherwise.


I don't know why they do it. Is it very common? I'm trying to think of artists who've done it.


Come to think of it, The Strawbs did a revamp of Hero and Heroine a few years back. Not my favourite of their albums but I think it actually adds something to the original.


That's interesting. I didn't buy it because I felt happy enough with the original. Out of curiosity, where do you feel the new recording adds to the music?


Firstly it begins with a 'prologue ' which is the lyric to 'Lay a little light on me'. Then between tracks 6 and 7, 'Midnight Sun' and Out in the cold' there's a short bridge piece 'Aurora', played on keyboards. Finally there's a reprise of 'Round and Round at the very end, finishing the album.

The effect of all if this, I find, apart from making the album longer, is that it slightly subverts my expectations and gives the album a more organic, layered feel.

Overall it's a great performance, with something of a live feel. You may find DCs vocals a strain at times. If you're at all familiar with later Strawbs you'll know what I mean here. Cool

Alan.


Ha ha! I love the last few Strawbs albums!  Smiley

Appreciate the info on the H&H rerecording though, Definitely piqued my interest!
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« Reply #87 on: June 26, 2020, 10:27:34 AM »

Robert Wyatt is to release a  book in September in conjunction with his wife Alfie Benge, with a forward by Javis Cocker It is called side by side

https://pitchfork.com/news/robert-wyatt-to-release-new-book-vinyl-reissues/


 
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« Reply #88 on: June 26, 2020, 10:52:22 AM »


Robert Wyatt is to release a  book in September in conjunction with his wife Alfie Benge, with a forward by Javis Cocker It is called side by side

https://pitchfork.com/news/robert-wyatt-to-release-new-book-vinyl-reissues/


 


Looks great.  Now, obviously I want the £200 edition.  B*st*rd...  Angry Grin
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« Reply #89 on: June 26, 2020, 01:05:38 PM »



Robert Wyatt is to release a  book in September in conjunction with his wife Alfie Benge, with a forward by Javis Cocker It is called side by side

https://pitchfork.com/news/robert-wyatt-to-release-new-book-vinyl-reissues/


 


Looks great.  Now, obviously I want the £200 edition.  B*st*rd...  Angry Grin


Probably cheaper than buying one of Alfie's originals ....... £840 for a signed print of the Rock Bottom cover!



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« Reply #90 on: October 31, 2020, 05:29:14 PM »

I know who has put this together, and its been done with love and care.  And I can't wait... Martin Stone: The Mad Dog Chronicles (which showcases the later years of Martin's work).

http://shagratrecords.com/shagrat_martin_stone_mad_dog.html

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« Reply #91 on: November 24, 2020, 03:46:05 PM »

Incidentally, the Martin Stone set is wondrous...

How about a 6 LP Nirvana (the original lot) box? https://burningshed.com/nirvana_songlife-1967-72_boxset?filter_tag=Songlife%201967-72&fbclid=IwAR2cvye94MIAFVZLhc_vCQWTYO3okNEOZgdXp2mhn6FE64-c0OFNHPyc2lM
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« Reply #92 on: November 24, 2020, 03:52:14 PM »


I know who has put this together, and its been done with love and care.  And I can't wait... Martin Stone: The Mad Dog Chronicles (which showcases the later years of Martin's work).

http://shagratrecords.com/shagrat_martin_stone_mad_dog.html




I've never heard of this chap and the only artist mentioned here i  have heard of is/are Mighty Baby. I know Shagrat from other releases.
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« Reply #93 on: November 24, 2020, 04:19:32 PM »



I know who has put this together, and its been done with love and care.  And I can't wait... Martin Stone: The Mad Dog Chronicles (which showcases the later years of Martin's work).

http://shagratrecords.com/shagrat_martin_stone_mad_dog.html




I've never heard of this chap and the only artist mentioned here i  have heard of is/are Mighty Baby. I know Shagrat from other releases.


Genius guitarist... Mighty Baby and Chilli Willi and the Red Hot Peppers are the bands most people know him from.. He was also an antiquarian bookdealer of great renown and legend.   Like all Shagrat releases, this is a peach.
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