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Epic Soundtracks is Kevin Godfrey, who in turn was one of two brothers at the core of post-punkers Swell Maps. Film Soundtracks is some of his solo material, which tends to be more intimate than his punky drumming work. Spend some time with it thanks to Troubadour, who are releasing Film Soundtracks in CD and LP editions.
Swell Maps' Nikki Sudden began releasing solo output after his band broke up in the 1980s, and 'Fred Beethoven' is a newly unearthed record of material through his career. It contains two covers of Chuck Berry's rockabilly standard, "Johnny B. Goode", as well as new versions of song from Sudden's debut solo record, 'Forest Fire'. 'Fred Beethoven' shows off Sudden's affection for the traditions of rock music and early punk, from T. Rex to the New York Dolls.
Johnny B. Goode
Black Satin Suit
Blenkinsop's Soup Kitchen
Looking At You
It's Gonna Be Alright
Summer Burn Down
Pin A Rose On Me
Don’t Look Back
So Much To Learn
Summer Burn Out
Johnny B. Goode Version #2 with Terry Miles
- Vinyl LP (TRBLP019)
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- Coloured vinyl
- Last copy
Rise Above by Epic Soundtracks was originally released in 1992 and features guest performances from J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr), Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), Roland S. Howard (The Birthday Party) and Martyn Casey (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds). It was the first solo album by the former Swell Maps founder who also played drums for Crime & the City Solution and These Immortal Souls. This reissue, which has been unavailable for over 15 years, includes 8 bonus tracks and a second disc of early demos. Epic Soundtracks died in 1997 aged just 38.
Hard-working and long-running rockster Nikki Sudden has been around the block a few times, including with former bands Swell Maps and Jacobites. Red Brocade is 1999 record now reissued with a whole 15-track disc’s worth of bonus material: oh my. All remastered for the new age as well of course. On Troubadour.
Despite being out of the picture for decades, the music of Judee Sill still has the power to overwhelm and entrance people. Live In London - The BBC Recordings will excite Sill fans, as it brings into circulation some previously unheard recordings from live shows and sessions. Also includes some interview tracks, so Sill’s speaking voice can be heard.