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Articles in the current Issue

YOU NEVER FORGET THE FIRST TIME

YOU NEVER FORGET THE FIRST TIME

The debut album holds a unique place in music. Little wonder, then, that it’s often the most collectable item by an artist. Ian Shirley, editor of the Rare Record Price Guide 2016, brings us 51 opening shots worth targeting Even in this age of digital downloads and streaming of individual tracks, the debut album by an artist is of vital importance and of great interest to fans. It reveals not …

FEATURED ARTICLE From Issue 433

TWIN PIQUED

TWIN PIQUED

Aphex Twin’s “catalogue” is one of the most confusing in collectable music. Jake Kennedy imposes order with a list of 21 records that could make your analogue bubblebath runneth over It’s a good time to be an Aphex Twin fan. After languishing behind aliases and hinting that there might be hundreds, if not thousands, of unreleased tracks that have simply been forgotten in his …

ARTICLE From Issue 433

SECT PISTOLS

SECT PISTOLS

Founding fathers of the R&B boom, creators of country rock, punks before punk, horror rock; there’s not much that Downliners Sect haven’t done. And they’re still out there, not doing it! Nick Dalton meets the ultimate cult band The Downliners Sect were already cranking out vicious R’n’B when the Stones started rolling. They were the forerunners of country rock, and were a …

ARTICLE From Issue 433

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Box/deluxe sets from Metallica, Stevie Ray Vaughan, T.Rex, Donna Summer, Henry Mancini, Rush, Johnny Mathis, Ronnie Milsap. Reissues from Suede, HIM, Bryan Adams. Q&As with: Ex-Genesis' Anthony Phillips, And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Jethro Tull's Martin Barre, Godflesh, Marillion's Steve Rothery.

Reviews from the current issue

Here is a selection from over 200 reviews from this month's Record Collector, the magazine that has the world's largest coverage of reissues

AFRIKAN BOY - The ABCD

Yes he Kan “Life is a blank cheque, and I will sign it how the fuck I like,” asserts Afrikan Boy on Border Business. Chances are, he’ll soon be able to ink noughts on the end of any figure he writes on it. His is a music that’s been waiting to be created, much as his pal/mentor MIA’s has been: a style heading for success mostly on its own terms, from a culture …

ALBUM REVIEW From Issue 433

- Be Stiff: The Stiff Records Story by Richard Balls

History of seminal label rather stiffly retold There’s a mighty tale to be told of how the volatile pub-rock manager Jake Riviera, and Irish charmer-cum-entrepreneur Dave Robinson, pulled together one of the great maverick record labels. A partnership of opposites poised for the inevitable implosion, they nevertheless delivered some of the UK’s most iconic music releases. This book, …

BOOK REVIEW From Issue 433

DEXYS - Nowhere Is Home

We need to talk about Kevin Not only did 2012’s outsider opera of an album, One Day I’m Going To Soar, completely revive the reputation of Kevin Rowland and Dexys, it also provided the focus for one of the more ambitious series of concerts of recent times. The release of Nowhere Is Home sees that theatrical presentation given the cinematic treatment it deserves, while acting as a …

DVD REVIEW From Issue 433

THE MAGIC NUMBERS - Manchester Academy 2 (13th September, 2014)

View: front, standing The Magic Numbers surprised this summer by releasing their fourth and, perhaps, strongest album since their 2005 debut. Before its spotlight, The Goat Roper Rodeo Band opened with enthusiastic acoustic country and spot-on harmonies, and Salford’s Ren Harvieu proved she’s a star in waiting. Her nervous stage presence is entirely at odds with her soaring voice, …

LIVE REVIEW From Issue 433

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