Tag: Cherry Red

REVIEW: Esther Phillips - Brand New Day box set

REVIEW: Esther Phillips – Brand New Day box set

One of the many shining lights of the 1960’s soul, jazz and blues scene was the outstanding vocalist Esther Phillips and her recordings on Lenox, Atlantic and Roulette records. Released via Soul Music Records a subsidiary of Cherry Records a…

REVIEW: Roots, Rock and Reggae - Compilation

REVIEW: Roots, Rock and Reggae – Compilation

Compilation albums are often a fortress of goodies both heard and unheard to the listening ear in possession of the music. Doctor Bird Records, a division of Cherry Red Records, specializes specifically in Jamaican beats licenced from the legendary Trojan…

REVIEW: Various Artists - Super Sonics album

REVIEW: Various Artists – Super Sonics album

With the rebirth of Menswe@r it’s the perfect opportunity to re-evaluate the period of time they become prominent in the early 90’s with the latest fab release by one of the originators of The Sound Gallery, the legendary Martin Green…

REVIEW: C90 Various Artists 3 CD album review

REVIEW: C90 Various Artists 3 CD album review

C90 will be familiar to music purveyors who enjoyed the compilations form the early 90’s that everyone craved after seeing an advert in the weeks NME and Melody Maker. Released via Cherry Red records this gathering of many best loved…

REVIEW: The Metres – The Archives 6 CD box set

REVIEW: The Metres – The Archives 6 CD box set

The unmistakable sound of The Meters needs little introduction due to their lofty vaulted heights, legendary funk breaks that have been sampled by a thousand artists and danced by an audience of devoted crate diggers. Cherry Red records have now…

REVIEW: The Fall – 1982 box set review

REVIEW: The Fall – 1982 box set review

Mark E Smith and The Fall are currently having their back catalogue reassessed by Cherry Red Records. The latest in what looks like a long line of forthcoming releases is ‘1982’. Featuring 2 acclaimed albums, a clutch of session tracks…

LIVE: October Drift @ Camden Monarch, 18.04.17

Recently Gigslutz sought a response to those perennial blowhards Kasabian’s ever-tiresome yawn-boast that they are the ‘saviours of guitar rock’, the response a unanimous ‘up yours’ to the ersatz-Northern clowns. To add to the list of alt-axe-gods to believe in…