Happy Birthday Rockpalast – 40 years WDR Rockpalast nights
In the night of July 23 to July 24, 1977, the very first of the famous Rockpalast nights being broadcast throughout Europe (another premiere!) took place at the Essen Grugahalle. The first guests on this memorable day evening were Rory Gallagher, Little Feat, and Roger McGuinn’s Thunderbyrd. Many others followed. Forty years – and what a crazy and great time it was! (more…)
WUCAN – Reap The Storm – In Stores September 29, 2017
– Wucan, July 2017
With the release of their debut album in autumn 2015, WUCAN from Dresden crossed the magic threshold between an insider’s tip to a celebrated newcomer. “Sow The Wind” is an energetic heavy rock statement which despite all its directness is not above kraut rock extravaganza. Afterward, they went on tour. With each of the nearly 120 shows (more…)
New Collectors Premium of GEFF HARRISON out on July 21, 2017
In Mannheim, GEFF HARRISON had found his musical home in the early 70ties with the band Twenty Sixty Six & Then. His next stop was with their Mannheim competitors KIN PING MEH which Geff also left in 1976 in pursuit of a solo career.
He stayed true to the Nova label where he released his first solo album titled “Salford” paying homage to his hometown (more…)
The American Blues Blast Magazine nominated the Champion Jack Dupree Rockpalast
In early May, the American web magazine “Blues Blast” nominated our release of the Champion Jack Dupree Rockpalast as one of the best “Historical Or Vintage Recording” of the year. To belong to the circle of nominees is already an honor because, because with its 36.000 subscribers in all 50 states and in more than 90 countrys “Blues Blast” is the world’s biggest (more…)
The first releases of MIG’s new jazz label Moosicus: Albert Mangelsdorff, Atom String Quartet and Leon Redbone
The administrative essentials are completed, and finally, it is all about the music again. The series of historic recordings from the archives of the NDR which have been released by Moosicus titled “NDR 60 Years Jazz Edition“, will be continued as “NDR Jazz Edition“.
At first, “ALBERT MANGELSDORFF – THE JAZZ SEXTET” will be launched in this series. The recording from the Hamburg (more…)
New signing with MIG: MATTHEWS SOUTHERN COMFORT 2017
The British folk rock musician Iain Matthews (aka Ian Matthews and co-founder of the folk rock legend Fairport Convention among others), has reformed his band MATTHEWS SOUTHERN COMFORT and is currently in the studio to record the bands’ official and fifth album only with his new companions.
Since the success of the album “Later That Same Year” with MCA Records MATTHEWS SOUTHERN COMFORT were seen as British (more…)