Author – clifton

D.O. Akinola And His Inner Circle Orchestra

Picked this up for a couple of quid. Was kinda hoping it would be like some type of mind-blowing Afro Sun Ra-esque outing but sadly it isn’t as cool as my mind would have me believe. Two side long LP tracks make up the album so just an excerpt to listen to. Released in 1972. […]

Herman’s Rocket – Space Woman

Bizarrely this record is quite highly sought after amongst those in the know. Not sure why to be honest. It’s an enjoyable disco stomper with some nice warbling synths, the obligatory computer vocal and some slightly strained female vocals. I was given it by a friend who nabbed it from her Dad’s collection. Unfortunately some […]

Al Sharp – The Poke

Quite why I bothered to pick this up is anyone’s guess. The enigma that is Al Sharpe kinda called to me in some way. Was it the ridiculous flared suit that he was still wearing in 1982? Or the stark, empty room that this man was jiving in? Was it the vaguely unsavoury nature of […]

Edward Williams – Music for Life on Earth

“Life on Earth was a groundbreaking television natural history series made by the BBC in association with Warner Bros. and Reiner Moritz Productions. It was transmitted in the UK from 16 January 1979. I chanced upon this in a local thrift shop for a golden English pound and was intrigued by the lack of information […]