Gentle Giant

Gentle Giant was an English art-rock band that released eleven studio albums between 1970 and 1980. Their original lineup featured multi-instrumentalist brothers Phil, Derek, and Ray Shulman, plus guitarist Gary Green and composer–keyboardist Kerry Minnear. Derek, Phil, and Kerry traded lead vocals. In 1972, John Weathers joined as their permanent drummer. After the fourth album, […]

The Sugarcubes ‎– Life’s Too Good (1988)

Life’s Too Good is the debut album by Icelandic art-pop band The Sugarcubes, produced by Ray Shulman and released in 1988 on Elektra. Tracklist: A1. “Traitor” (3:08) A2. “Motorcrash” (2:23) A3. “Birthday” (3:59) A4. “Delicious Demon” (2:43) A5. “Mama” (2:56) B1. “Coldsweat” (3:15) B2. “Blue Eyed Pop” (2:38) B3. “Deus” (4:07) B4. “Sick for Toys” […]

Simon Dupree & The Big Sound

Simon Dupree & The Big Sound were an English R&B–beat group from Portsmouth that released nine 1966–69 singles and the 1967 album Without Reservations on Parlophone. They scored a UK Top 10 hit with their third single, the psych-tinged “Kites” with guest vocals by actress Jacqui Chan. In 1968, they disguised themselves as The Moles […]