Last year November I received an email from Matt Gray, manager of archives at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, with truly fantastic news: “We recently identified the master tapes to The Velvet Underground & Nico album from a large donation from Warhol’s estate. Exciting to say […]
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Funk Is My Religion: new record, old drawing
Funk Is My Religion is the title of an album by Swedish funk and jazztrombonist Nils Landgren, released with his band Funk Unit in July of 2021 on the German label ACT. The cover art is credited as “inspired by Andy Warhol (detail)”, but it […]
Melodic Magic and Strauss Waltzes: the purchase orders
The two EP’s on Camden records with a cover illustrated by Andy Warhol take me on a nostalgic trip, 13, 14 years back in time. Earlier I wrote a blogpost about how fortunate I was to discover the then unknown Strauss Waltzes EP (Camden CAE […]
M is for Matt!
Notice: hardly two weeks after writing the blog post below, the sad news came that Matt Wrbican on June 1st has lost his battle with cancer and passed away. Matt did not get to see his new book published, which is now scheduled for August […]
A nice Kiss from Kim Gordon
The Andy Warhol Museum has just released a double vinyl album Sound for Andy Warhol’s Kiss, a score written and performed by Kim Gordon, Bill Nace, Steve Gunn and John Truscinski. The music was recorded live in The Warhol theater on August 1 and 2, 2018. The package […]
Porgy and Bess: proof it’s a Warhol
Three albums in the RCA Victor Bluebird Classics series have been a topic of discussion among Warhol cover collectors for a long time. Especially the illustration of a village scene and playing children on Porgy And Bess had its doubters and non-believers. The discussion can now come […]
‘Adman’ exhibition at The Warhol
The must-see exhibition Adman: Warhol Before Pop lands in Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum on April 27th. This show was created in Australia in the Spring of 2017, by the Art Gallery of New South Wales in partnership with The Warhol. My hope is that it will […]
Warhol on 45: Waltzes by Johann Strauss Jr.
This beautiful EP on Camden records is the pride of my collection, because in fact I myself discovered this Warhol cover. In 2007 I visited Kdx Fairs!, a famous record fair in Ghent, Belgium. I was browsing a box of old American jazz and classical EP’s, hoping to […]
Happy 100, Lady Day!
The legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday was born on April 7th, 1915. So next week on Tuesday her 100th birthday will be celebrated. With of course a lot of new releases, among which one of my all time favourite albums: Lady In Satin. Looking very much forward to […]