…..big hittters this week at 991.com include the Rolling Stones mega-rare mail-order only Japanese CD boxset, an incredible Pink Floyd programme and ticket stub that has somehow survived from way back in 1972, a wonderful Kate Bush Japanese only promotional Best Of CD, a one of a kind Dizzy Reece/Jazz Couriers Featuring Tubby Hayes acetate, a whopping 16 x SACD collection which includes all the Yes albums recorded between 1968-1987, some top Rolling Stones vinyland more ….Here’s a few highlights, for full Top 10 click here
…..”it was 50 years ago this week that Sgt. Pepper….”well you get the idea! By way of celebrating here’s our current Top 5 of all things Sgt. Peppers – “a splendid time is guaranteed for all!”, to see more click here You can find more Beatles vinyl, including imports, rarities, […read more…]
…..the classic third LP by the Smiths is thirty years old today (which makes me feel very old indeed), I was 18 when it was released and working on a summer camp in the US, somehow I managed to get a lift to the local mall and bought a copy […read more…]
CD: On Monday 7th September – Jet, the Australian rockers, will release their third studio album 'Shaka Rock. 'Shaka Rock' was recorded between Miami, Brooklyn, Austin, Sydney and Melbourne, with the band working side by side as co-producers with Chris "Frenchie" Smith to ensure that 'Shaka Rock' would live up to their own expectations. Having established themselves on the international stage as a multi-platinum selling band with 4 million albums sold world wide, 'Shaka Rock' closes the gap between the raw roots of 'Get Born'  and the grace and melody of 'Shine On' . 'Shaka Rock' captures the charisma and energy of classic rock and roll with just enough swagger and contemporary flair to create something distinctively Jet. When talking about Jet's three studio albums, Nic Cester says, "For better or worse every album is a real and accurate window into how we are reacting to our lives in that point in time which is why every album is uniquely different, and I think Shaka Rock is the most honest so far." While Chris Cester says, "I can say that the band is thrilled with 'Shaka Rock' in every conceivable way. We've had a don't think twice attitude throughout the making of this record which continues as we get ready to release it. I think Shaka Rock is like when TV went colour. It's our musical equivalent. There are moments on this record that are just pure…and moments that just rock harder than we ever have before." In a sea of modern rock bands, Jet are something uniquely different embracing all that was and is rock n roll.