Tag Archives: Roxy Music

JON SAVAGE’S 1972-1976: ALL OUR TIMES HAVE COME.

Jon Savage’s 1972-1976: All Our Times Have Come. Label: Ace Records. Format: 2CD. First there was rock ’n’ roll and then between 1972 and 1976 morphed and there was everything from art rock, experimental rock and glam rock to hard rock and Krautrock as well as power pop, pub rock and punk rock. The music being released …

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CULT CLASSIC: BRIAN ENO-HERE COME THE WARM JETS.

Cult Classic: Brian Eno-Here Come The Warm Jets. For Brian Eno, 1973 was the year the second chapter in his career began as he had just left Roxy Music after touring their sophomore album, For Your Pleasure. By the end of the tour, he had realised the life of a rock star wasn’t for him. …

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BRIAN ENO-AMBIENT 1/MUSIC FOR AIRPORTS.

BRIAN ENO-AMBIENT 1/MUSIC FOR AIRPORTS. After leaving Roxy Music in 1973, Brian Eno’s career changed direction. Instead, his attention turned to ambient and electronic music. This was a controversial decision, given Roxy Music were one of the most successful British bands of the early seventies. Brian Eno’s creativity was being stifled. He felt he’d much …

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ROXY MUSIC-FLESH AND BLOOD.

ROXY MUSIC-FLESH AND BLOOD. By June 1980, when Roxy Music released their seventh and penultimate album, Flesh and Blood, they were reduced to a trio. Only Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera and Andy McKay remained. Phil Thompson had by now, left the band, and original members. Brian Eno and Graham Simpson had long left the band. Since then, many …

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BRIAN ENO-HERE COME THE WARM JETS.

BRIAN ENO-HERE COME THE WARM JETS. For Brian Eno, 1973 was the year the second chapter in his career began. Brian had just left Roxy Music after touring their sophomore album, For Your Pleasure. By the end of the tour, Brian had realised the life of a rock star wasn’t for him. He found the …

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ENO-HYDE SOMEDAY WORLD.

ENO-HYDE SOMEDAY WORLD. It’s no exaggeration to refer to Brian Eno as the Godfather of electronic music. He is, without doubt, one of the genre’s founding fathers. Brian Eno is also one of electronic music’s innovators. That’s been the case throughout Brian Eno’s career.  Ever ever since his days with Roxy Music, Brian Eno had …

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BOWIE HEARD THEM HERE FIRST.

BOWIE HEARD THEM HERE FIRST. David Bowie is, without doubt, one of the most influential and innovative artists of the last fifty years. So it’s fitting that Ace Records have recently released a compilation of music that influenced David Bowie. Bowie Heard Them Here First features twenty-four tracks and is a snapshot into the music …

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BRIAN ENO-AMBIENT 1/MUSIC FOR AIRPORTS.

BRIAN ENO-AMBIENT 1/MUSIC FOR AIRPORTS. After leaving Roxy Music in 1973, Brian Eno’s career changed direction. Instead, his attention turned to ambient and electronic music. This was a controversial decision, given Roxy Music were one of the most successful British bands of the early seventies. Brian Eno’s creativity was being stifled. He felt he’d much …

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BRIAN ENO-LUX.

BRIAN ENO-LUX. It seems only fitting given how often I review albums of electronic music, that I review Brian Eno’s new album Lux. After all, Brian Eno is the Godfather of electronic music and one of the genre’s founding fathers. Ever since his days with Roxy Music, Brian Eno was an innovator, looking to explore …

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ROXY MUSIC-FLESH AND BLOOD.

ROXY MUSIC-FLESH AND BLOOD. I was recently reading a magazine article about Roxy Music, where they were listing some of their best albums. Having read the article, I realized that one of my favorite albums Flesh and Blood, wasn’t on the article. The albums on the list were a strange mixture, even including a greatest …

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