Thursday, December 24, 2015

The Beatles on streaming

          What a Xmas gift! At last, Beatles music were determined to deliver the music streaming service / flat-rate music distribution service. This is the first time for their song provides to music streaming service.

Friday, December 18, 2015

John Lennon The 1980 video collection (Boolteg)

          From HMC label as TMOQ Gazette volume 22, John Lennon - The 1980 Video Collection (2 DVD) has been released.

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2016 artists

           The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2016 ranks of artists has been determined.

This time 5 artists of Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, NWA and Steve Miller has been elected.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Best Music Video Collection of Queen

          Queen of YouTube channel was published the best music video collection that covers their first half "Greatest Hits Volume 1". (About 62 min, All 16 songs)

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The monastery where the Beatles were meditation (India)

           The monastery where the Beatles was meditating formerly (was closed after that) was opened to the public in Rishikesh, North India. In the future, it plans to be re-used as a yoga training hall for tourists.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Ex-Kraftwerk Florian Schneider show off new song

          Florian Schneider who is one of the founders of Kraftwerk revealed a new song "Stop Plastic Pollution". This song collaborated with Dan Luxman of Belgian electronic music unit Telex. Written for organizations Parley for the Oceans of the campaign working on marine environment protection.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Jimmy Page begins to solo new work from next year


          Jimmy finished a remastered re-release of Led Zeppelin at last in this year, attended the Roll of Honor Awards ceremony of Classic Rock magazine.
In an interview of Bang show biz of entertainment sites, he told: about perspectives of new work since 1988 "OUTRIDER".

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Ringo Starr exhibit White Album "NO.0000001" for auction

          Apparently, Ringo Starr and his wife owned 1300 or more collections will be exhibited to the auction. Therein, apparently includes White Album "UK MONO 1st PRESSING NO.0000001" of Ringo Starr ownership. He explained that had been stored for more than 35 years, in the vault of a bank in London this album.

Foo Fighters released EP "Saint Cecilia" including new 5 songs

          In the end October the Foo Fighters' official site countdown started has reached to 0 in November 23, new EP "Saint Cecilia" has been free download release.
Dave Grohl of the front man, was published the preface (letter) he added wrote on November 19 along with the commentary of the EP wrote on November 8.
Contents below (Reprinted from the official site)

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

About Beatles 1 new remix

          A selling point of 'new' Beatles 1 is the video. For video, it would have been described in detail in the magazine special issue or TV etc.
It is well-known to have been remixed back to the master tape for CD.
Because the CD was remastered in 2009, I guess as "they were considered to be sorry to makes buy the same one to the fan".
So it was re-mixed.
Below, part of the report according to a commentators.

Friday, November 6, 2015

The Beatles 1 also into vinyl

          The Beatles 1 the latest version will be released in 180 g weight analog disc on December 4.
          This edition is newly stereo mixed by Giles Martin and Sam Okell at Abbey Road Studios. It was enclosed four post-card set and 22.8x33.4 inch poster in the the gate fold jacket.
          Although 2 LP is reasonable considering the number of songs as the Compact Disc, Side-B of LP 2 seems very little...

Japanese version of "The Beatles 1" commercial

          The latest edition of "The Beatles 1" of the world simultaneously released on November 6. It is newly restored Promotional film / video, and audio mix of all-new stereo / surround have been combined.
          Countdown event held in Tokyo, Shibuya, 150 fans they rushed to buy CD in the "world's fastest" at the same time the date changes.
          Japanese edition commercial is being published also on the net of The Beatles 1 latest edition.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Deep Purple album into 180g weight LP box set

          Apparently analog vinyl has been reconsidered in recent years.
          Deep Purple album 7 title was announced in 70-80's will be released into 180 g weight analog vinyl box set, "The Vinyl Collection" on January 29, 2016.
          Many times also through the members change, Deep Purple is currently also active. (Current members are Ian Gillan, Steve Morse, Don Airey, Roger Glover, Ian Paice)

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

New documentary of Cozy Powell

          Cozy Powell is a drummer known as 'migratory birds' who was enrolled in number of famous rock band. He died in a freak accident in 1998.
The Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, Michael Schenker Group, Whitesnake ...
          His participation songs and bands can not be counted.
In addition, he was one of the few drummer as possible to playing the bass drum of 26 inches.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

YMO successive albums will be reissued in vinyl

          As you know, the YMO stands for Yellow Magic Orchestra.
They synchronize the computer and live music, and swept the world by music and fashion in the genre of "Techno".
Mainly members are Haruomi Hosono, Yukihiro Takahashi, and Ryuichi Sakamoto. Representative song "Rydeen" and "Technopolis", they were active from 1979 to 1983. Then they were reunited several times, activities during irregular today.

Their past albums will be reissued in 180 g weight analog vinyl through 2016 from this November by Music On Vinyl.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Added more "The Beatles 1" special video

Fragment of the "New" 1 show us little by little (to dispense?)

Last of all five parts of featuring behind-the-scenes of the newly restored video

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The legend continues! Completely "New" Beatles 1

          The mystery of the countdown, this is it.

The latest edition of "The Beatles 1" will be simultaneously released worldwide in this November 6.

This maximum of topic, would be the video.
Apple has organized 18-person team who are repairer and technician of film and video.
They took charge of cleaning of each one screen, color correction, digital enhanced and new editing.

          Apple Corps was excavated thoroughly storage of the Beatles.
Rare degree, historical importance, and on the basis of the quality of performance, they chose a wide variety of film and video.
The original promotional film and best-ever TV appearances video carefully selected from all the activity period of the band was closely investigated has been repaired.
The DVD / Blu-ray would not have been possible without their efforts.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Paul McCartney "Tug of War" "Pipes of Peace" Deluxe Edition

          Paul McCartney official website announced the release "Tug of War"  ('82) and "Pipes of Peace" ('83) as a new archive collections.
Launch is scheduled for October 2.
Trailer video that describes each of the package contents have also been published.

          "Tug of War" special edition is 2 CD, Newly-mixed "2015 remix version" of the original disc and Bonus CD that contains the such as unreleased demos.
Deluxe Edition are included Original mix CD of 1982, new documentary of the video first appearance also inclusive 18 minutes "Fly TIA - Behind The Scenes on Take It Away" and music video DVD and 112 page essay books and 64 pages  scrapbook.
          In addition, Super Deluxe Edition, such as photographic prints which is select from the archive of Linda McCartney are shipped.

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Beatles 1965 Portland show on YouTube

          Audience recording of The Beatles' Portland performances afternoon show in the middle of North American tour (August 22, 1965) is up to YouTube (still image).

The sound quality is buried in the screaming of the audience, the performance's barely audible. Most bad class are among the Beatles' audience recording.

Because noisy for a little calm down in the second half, will be easier to hear the chatter of introductions of songs.

The length of the video clip is about 18 minutes, beginning from "She's a Woman".
Because poor condition of John's throat similarly in Bloomington performances the day before, maybe they omitted the "Twist & Shout".

Monday, September 14, 2015

What will happen ahead the numbers ?

Mysterious countdown is displayed on Apple's official website.
It is starting from 10, it stops at the 1.
It is repeated again after a while.
And nothing happens.

Some people say it's Blu-ray / DVD promotion of "1", another say that the 15th anniversary celebration of the "1"...
On Twitter of George Harrison, "Countdown to a big announcement!"
Something toward the Christmas ... No, in Halloween?
Wait a follow-up!

By the way ... (It might not be related to the current matter)

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Out now "New" Abbey Road Studios Presentation

          Apparently, revised edition of the audio-visual show "The Beatles At Abbey Road" that was held in 1983, will be released on DVD & CD by His Master's Choice (Ex-Yellow Dog).

          They says "Contains previously unreleased video material".
It was released vinyl LP "Live at Abbey Road Studios" with off-line (Hidden-recording) formerly, and the same title was also released with on-line recording into the CD in recent years.

In retrospect, this was foreseen the presence of unreleased album "Sessions".
Impressive track is, monitor mix of "Leave My Kitten Alone" and acoustic version of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" has been recorded.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

At The BBC including Cozy Powell

          Cozy Powell, Cockney Rejects, Lisa Knapp played and on the air at the BBC Radio 6 Music program "6 Music Live Hour".

Cozy Powell has performed five songs as the "Cozy Powell And Friends" at the Paris Theatre,  London in 1980.
The other 2 is the source from the BBC sessions.
Limited broadcast.

You will listen at the following URL:

Saturday, August 29, 2015

New! Kraftwerk to release the "3D album"

          They seems to be planning to release called "3D album" on Blu-ray towards the end of this autumn. Ralf Hütter has revealed in an interview of Rolling Stone magazine.

          Kraftwerk has held a concert so far in the world by making full use of 3D video and surround sound, showed off songs of the eight original album over a period of 8 days, it was entitled "3-D CONCERTS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8".

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The sound of 20th anniversary of Windows 95

Ain't it interesting?
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Windows 95, was stretching the startup sound Forty times is published.
The original start-up sound is Brian Eno composed. Original is 6 seconds, but it is stretching sound 3 minutes and 54 seconds. The worked was London resident of digital artists, Daniel Jones.
In addition to Windows 95, it has also been uploaded sound stretching the Windows 98 and Windows 2000 and Windows NT and Windows Vista and Windows XP of the start-up sound.

Monday, August 3, 2015

"little sister of The Beatles" Cilla Black died

Liverpool-born as well as members of The Beatles, female singer / TV star Cilla Black who is also referred to as "little sister of The Beatles" has died at the villa in Spain.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Zeppelin "Super Deluxe Edition" late three works (Update)

As the final chapter of remastered and unreleased series, the late three titles will be released.
Following titles;
"Presence" (1976)
"In Through the Out Door" (1979)
"Coda" (1982)

Also released this time, Standard Edition that the original album was the latest remastered, For the first time valuable source of full unpublished included the Deluxe Edition, Furthermore luxurious booklet and benefits of DL card, etc. also included the Super Deluxe Edition (Limited BOX) will be released.

And it will be released worldwide simultaneously on July 31. Standard Edition and Deluxe Edition heavyweight analog vinyl in some countries will also be released.

"In Through the Out Door" because the plan initial of the brown bag is also reprint reproduction, also in the "Coda" is comes with two companion audio Deluxe Edition is a three disc set.

Trial listening meeting is held decision in Tokyo and Osaka (also attending Jimmy Page).

Friday, July 17, 2015

Queen of 180g weight & color vinyl LP box set will be released

Queen studio album 15 title on heavyweight 180g in colored vinyl 18 analog disc box set called "The Studio Collection" will be released on September 25.
Each title has been mastering again by Bob Ludwig who is prominent engineer.
1108 page hard cover book in the box are also included.
Scheduled to be released also single item of each title on the same day, here is 180g weight normal black vinyl.

Trailer video

Special Site

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Album "Jeff Beck Group" is recurrent in 4.0ch hybrid multi-channel SACD

Jeff Beck Group album "Jeff Beck Group" (1972) is recurrent in 4.0ch hybrid multi-channel SACD from AUDIO FIDELITY.
Release is scheduled for August 21.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Unreleased footage of the Beatles "Hello Goodbye" can be seen on YouTube

There is no detailed information, seems to be the promotional video outtakes that   record dealers NY for collector have uploaded.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Magnate of Blues died

          B. B. King aka "King of the Blues" the night of the 14th in Las Vegas, Nevada, has died. He was 89 years old.
As a memorial special, live TV program "Austin City Limits" is published a live video when the B.B. King in the same program was debut. ("The Thrill is Gone" and "Every Day I Have the Blues", 1982 shooting)
Full performance footage of the day will be re-broadcast on May 30.
It is since 1983, This video is completely aired on TV.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Japan Tour of Paul McCartney

The following is a report released by Universal Music Japan.

Paul McCartney as a solo concert in Japan, which is two years fifth time, started in Kyocera Dome Osaka on April 21!

Paul came to Japan with his wife Nancy to Kansai International Airport in the early morning April 20. Upon arrival, he started pre-rehearsal without also showing fatigue. About 1 year has passed since the chagrin performances discontinuation due to his poor health. Paul had been professed "I hope to see you all again soon". Came a time when finally play a revenge.

Kyocera Dome Osaka tour the first day, 40,000 fans were packed. Paul appeared on the stage in 19:10 which was delayed about 40 minutes from the curtain scheduled time. He exalted the left hand fist, responded to large cheers of the audience. Performances kicked off in the "Magical Mystery Tour" of the Beatles, it didn't show off in Japan tour of 2013. He greeting in the first MC "Maido, Osaka! Kaettekitayo!"  "Konban, mata, Nihon-go, ganbarimasu!" The applause from the audience by showing off the humorous Japanese MC.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The eight solo album of John Lennon will be released in 180g heavyweight LP box set

Posting from the following press release;
LONDON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- John Lennon's eight solo studio albums, remastered from their original analogue masters, have been newly cut to vinyl from 96k digital files for Lennon, a new 9LP boxed collection on heavyweight, 180-gram vinyl with faithfully replicated original album art.  To be released June 9 by Capitol/UMe, the collection's albums are all out-of-print worldwide on vinyl, with the exception of previous LP remasters of Imagine and Rock 'n' Roll which are in print in the United States. Lennon is the first complete collection of John Lennon's solo studio albums to be released on vinyl, and the individual LPs will be released on Friday, August 21.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Jeff Beck live album "JEFF BECK LIVE +" to launch

Jeff Beck will release the live album "JEFF BECK LIVE +" that contains also new studio tracks of two songs on this May 5th. Publisher is Atco Records / Rhino Entertainment.
Live recordings are included on the album, from the live tour that took place in 2014.
Recorded all 14 songs, including also cover song; The Beatles "A Day In The Life", Jimi Hendrix "Little Wing", The Mahavishnu Orchestra "You Know You Know", Sam Cooke "A Change Is Gonna Com" etc.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Beatles' Hamburg tape to auction

Master tape of Germany Hamburg performances of the Beatles in Dec. 1962 to auction.
According to The Guardian, it seems is the current owner Larry Grossberg has decided to put up for sale in consideration of their own age (74 years).
Scheduled auction to take place in London in Ted Owen & Company on March 26.
Successful bid expected price it is said that 100,000~150,000 pounds.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Led Zeppelin "Physical Graffiti" Super Deluxe Edition

"Physical Graffiti" is the work of Led Zeppelin in 1975.
Promotional video that introduces the contents of the Super Deluxe edition has been published. It will be available in February 24 in the United States.

This reissue, the third installment of the remastered project that has been carried out from 2014. Ever reissue similar, 2CD original disc that has been remastered by Jimmy Page supervision and bonus disc that contains the complete unreleased "Companion Audio Disc" is included.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The BBC Archives

A new Set of the definitive edition of BBC source appeared. It will replace the "Unsurpassed Broadcasts (2nd Edition)".

This is what had been circulated clandestinely among some of the fan in 2014.
It contains all tape source that creator available on BBC radio program Beatles appeared in 1962 -1970. It also has been recorded interview program since 1965 to quit playing for the radio. This is the exertional consisting of CD23 + DVD1.

When burn them to disk and housed in a slim case, it seems to be to fit in outer box of the same name of the book "The BBC Archives" by Kevin Howlett. (Maybe it is piggybacked on books)

Monday, February 2, 2015

Rare color film of The Beatles taken in '63 is on auction

According to ABC News Radio, about 3 and a half minutes of silent film from being exhibition that was shot in 8 mm film Hosted concert scene in the ABC theater in the UK Blackpool to auction. (DVD was recorded this video is exhibited in the auction).
Camera operator seems singer Chas McDevitt of skiffle group that also appeared on the day.
Auction will be held from February 5 in the UK-based auction company Ewbank's Fine Art Auctions.
Successful bid price has been expected to 7,000~9,000 pounds.
Currently published teaser video of about 15 seconds.
No sound is included in this teaser. I do not know whether it is included in the original video.
Even so, 52 years ago video can be seen now is a surprise!

Friday, January 30, 2015

Ringo Starr new album "Postcards From Paradise"

Ringo Starr will release a new album "Postcards From Paradise" on this March 31, from Universal Music.
Solo studio album's since "Ringo 2012", total 18 works. Recording is done in the studio of Ringo in Los Angeles, produced also by himself.
Members of the current All Starr Band is as follows.
Steve Lukather
Todd Rundgren
Gregg Rolie
Richard Page
Wally Palmer
Gregg Bissonette
Song was written by them, it is the first studio album all 11 songs have been recorded.