Words by Vanessa Pettendorfer Would recommend if you’re a fan of: Alice Coltrane, Robert Wyatt, Sandy Denny, Curved Air, Pentangle, Room, Tim Buckley Through the cover’s lens you look upon a scene which represents one dimension of earth and time, the cloudy sky and it's reflection in the ocean at dusk. It must be a … Continue reading Album of the week: Sunset Glow (1975)
In a musical universe where musicians and labels churn out albums that are trite and commonplace, music goers can be sometimes left disillusioned. However, when geniuses such as Kevin Ayers come along...
Would recommend if you’re a fan of: Frank Zappa, Santana, Gong, Budgie Words by Vanessa Pettendorfer This brightly coloured eye-catcher of an album cover is a striking example of the album as a whole; sleeve design, title, band name and music fit symbolically together, so that every part indicates the other ones. Even those epic … Continue reading Album of the week: Just a Poke (1970)
Would recommend if you're a fan of: The Growing Concern, Apple, H.P. Lovecraft, Clear Light, Sunforest Words by Matt Kessler In 1968, New York band, Chrysalis, released their only album, “Definition.” Beckoning back and forth from being musically jovial, to heartbreaking, the lyrical abilities of the band were something to be envious of. The band … Continue reading Album of the week: Definition (1968)
Our third 'album of the week' goes to floaty folk-pop album, "Evensong", released in 1972.