Following our article on Tom Wilson and his jazz label Transition Records, we’ve compiled the complete discography of Transition, including release dates and recording dates where available. We’ve also highlighted the many unreleased records which Transition announced in its short life.
After a short break we’re back with a new article on Pressure Drop, the English duo Justin Langlands and Dave Henley who released their first two albums on Marlboro Music in Germany.
Read the article here. Then listen to our latest mix here. It includes Justin and Dave’s productions as Pressure Drop and Blood Brothers, as well as some selections from their London Underground compilations from the early 90s and a few other related beats.
After launching last month, issue #2 of The Shadow Knows is available to purchase in store at Readings bookstore in Carlton. It’s currently located at the back of the store at their music desk.
Both issue #1 and #2 can also still be purchased from our online store here.
Spread across 40 pages, issue #1 includes interviews with Anika about her new solo work, David Toop on his 1985 book Rap Attack, Mark Daniels of Marden Hill about their lost album, and a look at the career of jazz organist Brother Jack McDuff, and Australia’s record presses. Read it here.
Across 50 pages, issue #2 includes a look at Tony Lawrence the founder of the Harlem Cultural Festival, an interview with 80s rapper B-side, Australian sound artist Philip Samartzis discusses his work in Antarctica, the true story of German record label Marlboro Music, a look at Tom Wilson’s Transition Records, and interviews with Marc of Donut Productions, Astro Sounds Records, and musician Steven Harris. Read it here.
Our second issue is available to read online now, or to purchase from our store. Inside you’ll find interviews with B-Side, Steven Harris, Philip Samartzis, Astro Sounds, alongside articles on Marlboro Music, Tony Lawrence and Transition Records.
1 – Dr. Lonnie Smith – Spinning Wheel 2 – Memphis Black – Why Don’t You Play the Organ, Man 3 – Jack McDuff – Oblighetto 4 – Jack McDuff – Moon Rappin’ 5 – Giorgio Moroder – Tears 6 – The Mohawks – The Champ (Extended Mix)
Following our article on Australian record presses, we have written about Peter King. Master of the lathe record cutting technique, his work is popular among collectors, and continues to be celebrated around the world.