Vee Jay's 1964 album John Lee Hooker on Campus is titled to sound like a live recording but it isn't. As part of the Collectables Vee Jay reissue campaign, these 12 tracks originally tried to capitalize on Hooker's emergence on the coffeehouse/college tours he was involved in at the time. This is an electric album that contains excellent material from Hooker, even though the occasional background singers get in the way, attempting to modernize his gritty blues with a smoother soul sound. All of the Vee Jay reissues of John Lee Hooker material are worth having and are budget priced as a bonus.
In this instructional programme, artist E. John Robinson offers tips on how to form waves, represent water running over rocks, and create the most realistic spray bursts.
"…ou wouldn't know that from the grand, theatrical sound of Peasants, however. The record comes on as a blockbuster, deluging the listener with layers of psychedelic effects, swirling guitars, appropriated chants, Indian instruments, Deep Purple jams, Beatles references, and mystical babble. On a purely sonic level, it's easy to admire what Kula Shaker achieve. They have no shame in recreating the summer of love in a '90s studio and, with Ezrin's help, they've created some enticing, sugary Technicolor treats…"
Pete Riley has worked with artists as diverse as Republica, Motorhead and Keith Emerson of ELP fame. In this programme, learn to play five Led Zeppelin tracks note for note. Track lessons include: 'Rock and Roll', 'When The Levee Breaks', 'Good Times Bad Times', 'Black Dog' and 'Fool in the Rain'.