The Mission – “Live At Rockpalast”
Besides their very successful albums such as “God’s Own Medicine” (1986), “Children” (1988) and above all “Carved In Sand” (1989), “The Mission” primarily established themselves as a live band: whether as a support act for (i.e.) “U2” or “The Cure” or as famous European festivals’ headliner – or on their own distinct tours. Wayne Hussey stresses in a lot of interviews that the key to the band is the live experience which you can rarely fully portray on the albums.
Van der Graaf Generator – “Live At Rockpalast”
„…it’s difficult to think of comebacks more impeccable than Van der Graaf Generator’s”, the BBC wrote in awe about the over 50 years old progressive rock band’s reunion.
At the time, Peter Hammill (guitar, keyboards, singer), Hugh Banton (organ, piano), Guy Evans (drums) as well as David Jackson (saxophone, cross flute) Van der Graaf Generator’s “original line up”.
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 WDR concert at the “Harmonie” in Bonn shortly before Christmas 2004 was a touching evening for all participants bringing up a lot of memories of the golden seventies. At that time, (more…)
Instead with a drum roll or a fanfare we, the team of MIG Music, congratulate Peter Rüchel today on his 80th birthday with – how else – a Rockpalast clip, a fine (more…)
MIG Music transforms February 24, 2017, into a day for the blues – with three new releases in the series “Live At Rockpalast“: the concert of Champion Jack Dupree from 1980, George Thorogood from 1980 and Pat Travers from the year 1976, one of his very first shows in Europe. All three of them love the blues, each interpreting it in his very particular (more…)
On January 21, 2017, it has been 25 years since the great barrelhouse blues pianist and singer Champion Jack Dupree died. Dupree who was born in New Orleans was one of the very first blues musicians to cross the Atlantic in 1959 to escape a life of segregation and racism still prevailing in the United States at that time.
The Caribbean influences of his home town (more…)