Pino Daniele – Terra mia

We miss Pino Daniele’s music. Terra mia (My homeland) is a collage of old memories, some of them happy, some bitter, but nevertheless fascinating...

Miles Davis – Seven Steps to Heaven

New York. Someone is playing jazz standards in a club. Two lovers are having a sweet slow dance immersed in a timeless cloud of...

The Who – Tommy

  Tommy? Yes, indeed. If not the first, then certainly one of the first rock operas, and surely the greatest of them all, whose fame...

Phish – Billy Breathes

  Writing about music is like dancing about architecture (Martin Mull)   If we give credit to the aphorism of Martin Mull (for years erroneously attributed to Frank...

Iron Maiden – Killers

Iron Maiden are like a rite of passage, like the souped up exhaust of a motorcycle, like a cigarette smoked in the school toilets...

The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses

  The Stone Roses kicked the door open for guitar music in the late '80s They opened the door for us. There is a generation...

Primal Scream – Screamadelica

  For ten years, I’ve never been able to make up my mind if I’m a punk rocker or a soul boy, so why not...

Colosseum Live

A Rope Ladder to the Moon If there’s something that really pisses me of, it’s that in the chaotic world we happen to live in,...

Kiss – Alive!

Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, 16th May 1975 If only I could be one of the Kiss. Not any Kiss. The here and now Kiss! Tonight’s Kiss,...

Tito Schipa, Jr. – Orfeo 9

Orfeo 9 forever It was 1974. I was 16 and had a girlfriend who had just given me Tito Schipa Jr’s Orfeo 9 (Orpheus 9),...

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