Spooky Tooth – Vinyl Re-issues

Spooky Tooth – Vinyl Re-issues

Spooky Tooth were formed from the group Art (vocalist Mike Harrison, guitarist Luther Grosvenor, bassist Greg Ridley and drummer Mike Kellie) who came to the attention of Chris Blackwell. He suggested adding American-in-London keyboard player Gary Wright – and Spooky Tooth were born. Offering a heady brew of heavy blues and soul and being much …

Julian Cope – Vinyl Re-issues

Julian Cope – Vinyl Re-issues

When The Teardrop Explodes finally ground to a halt in late 1982, all eyes were on what leader Julian Cope would do next. After retreating to the village of Drayton Bassett in Staffordshire for an extended period, Cope began writing World Shut Your Mouth, his first solo album. Released in March 1984, it is the …

Dirty Pretty Thing – Waterloo To Anywhere

Dirty Pretty Thing – Waterloo To Anywhere

Waterloo To Anywhere is the debut album from the short-lived, briefly adored Dirty Pretty Things – Originally released on Vertigo Records in May 2006, the album reached No 3 in the UK charts and spawned three Top 40 singles – This re-issue, available from 7 June, is pressed on high-quality 180g black vinyl. What do …

Photek – Solaris (vinyl re-issue)

Photek – Solaris (vinyl re-issue)

Modus Operandi had been released in 1997 and was both a critical and commercial success, underlining Photek as something of a shadowy leading figure in the world of drum and bass, after his apprenticeship in the preceding years with Metalheadz. Solaris, appearing three years later was eagerly anticipated and found Photek playing with form and …