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Music News – Grateful Dead release all Europe ’72 shows individually!

Published on September 24, 2011 By Music Mook

What is it about the Grateful Dead and a never ending supply of happy news? For anyone out there that thought the entire Europe ’72 box was just too massive a release (we’re talking 22 shows spread across 72 (!) discs…), we now have the utterly awesome option to pick and choose shows at our […]

Massive Music News – Grateful Dead Europe ’72 Complete Recordings

Published on January 22, 2011 By Music Mook

And we don’t just mean a few shows…we mean the whole stinking tour! 22 shows! 60+ discs!! 70 hours of music!!! That’s right, the good people over at dead.net are preparing a box of truly epic proportions that centers solely on the Dead’s legendary tour of Europe in the spring of 1972. These are the […]

Music News – Grateful Dead Road Trips Vol.4 No.2

Published on January 13, 2011 By Music Mook

Now available for pre-order over at dead.net is the latest release in the increasingly huge Grateful Dead Road Trips series. Road Trips Vol.4 No.2 features their complete show from the Brendan Byrne Arena (Meadowlands) in East Rutherford, NJ on April 1, 1988, plus the entire second set from the night before on March 31. This […]

Captain Beefheart 1941-2010

Published on December 27, 2010 By Music Mook

“The moon was a drip on ah dark hood…” I remember my first encounter with the music of Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band. Yes, amidst my father’s old record collection was a curious looking black and grey album with a die cut cover called Mirror Man. Looking at the track list and seeing there […]

Music News – Grateful Dead 2011 Road Trips Subscription

Published on December 7, 2010 By Music Mook

In the realm of very cool music news comes this exciting gem: The Grateful Dead Road Trips Subscription! Yes, you can now sign up to a subscription that will deliver the next four Road Trips releases right to your door with free shipping! Although there is not too much detailed info at the moment, it […]

Music News – The Doors Live in Vancouver 1970

Published on November 10, 2010 By Music Mook

The Doors – Live in Vancouver 1970 Sometime during their 1970 Roadhouse Blues tour, The Doors found themselves way up north in British Columbia, a far cry from their southern California LA roots. Recorded on June 6, 1970 at the Pacific National Exhibition Coliseum in Vancouver, The Doors Live in Vancouver 1970 finds the band […]

Music News – Frank Zappa Hammersmith Odeon 1978!

Published on November 2, 2010 By Music Mook

Frank Zappa – Hammersmith Odeon 1978 **UPDATE: Review can now be found here!** This looks like it will be a big one folks! Three discs of material from the Hammersmith Odeon in London, 1978. As usual with the ZFT, there is no track list posted yet but from the little information they do provide it […]

Music News – CTI Jazz, Grateful Dead

Published on October 19, 2010 By Music Mook

CTI Records – The Cool Revolution Box Set and 40th Anniversary Reissues UPDATE: Review now available HERE! CTI Records (Creed Taylor Incorporated) is set to release a host of 40th Anniversary jazz albums and a 4 disc sampler box set titled The Cool Revolution. The box will contain 39 tracks, over 5 hours of music, […]

Music News – Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan

Published on October 12, 2010 By Music Mook

Frank Sinatra – Concert Collection (DVD Set) Coming November 2, 2010, Frank Sinatra Concert Collection features Sinatra video footage culled from the 1950s to the 1980s and spread over a staggering seven discs. Highlights look plentiful with guest appearances through the years from such luminaries as Ella Fitzgerald, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Dean Martin, and even […]

Music News – James Brown, The Rolling Stones

Published on October 6, 2010 By Music Mook

James Brown – The Complete James Brown Christmas From 1966 to 1970, James Brown produced three fantastic Christmas albums in just under four years. Quite an amazing feat for any normal human, but James being James it was just the norm. Over the years his various Christmas albums have been released in a handful of […]