A Year in Music, Ace Records, Alabama 3, Amy Winehouse, Barrie-James, Beyond Black, Blue Banisters, Charlie Watts, Chemtrails Over the Country Club, Choctaw Ridge, Documentaries, Instead of Dreaming, Jennifer Otter Bickerdike, Kate Solomon, Lana Del Rey, Lives of the Musicians, Lyndsy Spence, Madame X, Madonna, Maria Callas, Marissa Nadler, Naomi Parry, Nico, Rickie Lee Jones, Riverside, Rolling Stones, Sleep Walk, Tyler James, Yolanda
The latter blends her most candid song-writing to date with unreleased fan favourites, some co-written with old flame Barrie-James. Lana also joined him on ‘Riverside,’ the closing track from his latest album, Strange Desire.
The storytellers who preceded Barrie and Lana – from Lee Hazelwood to Bobbie Gentry – can be heard on Choctaw Ridge – New Fables of The American South 1968-1973, compiled for Ace Records by St. Etienne’s Bob Stanley.
In October, Madonna’s long-awaited Madame X concert film rocked the small screen …
Legendary drummer Charlie Watts – arguably the coolest Rolling Stone – passed away in July.