quicksilver messenger service Archive

What’s Old is New Again in November 2013, Part One

I’ve been finding a lot of CDs in my inbox of late: discs that contain neither new music nor reissues; instead they’re new releases of previously-unissued material. Many of these are live concerts, the sort of thing that hardcore collectors like myself used to trade on the underground means. But these official releases come with

Album Review: Quicksilver Messenger Service — Live at the Fillmore June 7, 1968

Quicksilver Messenger Service were one of those bands of the 60s and early 70s that undeservedly sort of fell through the cracks of history. They released seven LPs between 1968 and 1972, but the highest any of those ever charted was #25 (1970’s Shady Grove), and as far as singles, their highest-charting number was “Fresh