reissue Archive

Joel Selvin and ‘Sly & the Family Stone: An Oral History’

In 1998, Joel Selvin was well into his third decade as pop music critic/journalist for the San Francisco Chronicle; he had also authored several books. But his 1998 book, Sly […]

Nick Mason: Demystifying Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’ (Part Two)

Continued from Part One… An Alleged Answer to Punk If only because it was released in 1977, Pink Floyd’s Animals is often hailed as the group’s answer (or reaction) to […]

Nick Mason: Demystifying Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’ (Part One)

On the occasion of Animals’ remix/reissue, Goldmine took the opportunity to chat with drummer Nick Mason – the only musician to have played on every single Pink Floyd release since […]

Album Review: The Orion Experience – Cosmicandy

If Jellyfish had added bouncy dance pop to their primary influences alongside inspirations like Supertramp, Wings and Queen, they might have sounded something like The Orion Experience. Released in 2006, […]

Album Reviews: Four from Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers (Part 2 of 2)

Picking up where I left off in my discussion of four Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers reissues from Omnivore Recordings… Rock ‘n’ Roll with the Modern Lovers (1977) Bizarre […]

Album Reviews: Four from Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers (Part 1 of 2)

Certain artists seem to get a kind of free pass from critics. In the cases that come to mind, these artists created something really, really, really special and important, and […]

Album Review: Eric Slick – Palisades

A former student (alongside his sister Julie Slick) at the Paul Green School of Rock Music, Eric Slick was catapulted to well-deserved fame when Adrian Belew chose him and Julie […]

Album Review: The Krayolas — Happy Go Lucky

If the Smithereens were from Texas instead of New Jersey – and if they built on their Beatles influences not by exploring an affinity for Black Sabbath but instead for […]

Album review: Azymuth – Telecommunication

It may be difficult to imagine such a thing today, some five decades after the fact, but in the early 1970s, jazz/funk/fusion was more than a blip on the commercial […]

Album Review: Anthony “Big A” Sherrod and The Cornlickers – Right On Time

Anthony “Big A” Sherrod is a Clarksdale, Mississippi native and lives there to this very day; he teaches blues to young students at the Delta Blues Museum’s Blues & Education […]