When dinosaurs walked the earth

This 1995 album is the first of four from Terry Talbot and Barry McGuire. They collected together favourite ‘prehistoric’ acoustic folk songs after being called dinosaurs of the music business. McGuire is known widely for his gravelly voiced ’60s rendition of the protest song “Eve of Destruction”. Before going solo in 1963, he performed with […]

Music discovery: Azymuth

Active since 1973, this Brazilian band is close to instrumental jazz fusion and a listen to their latest album confirms to me that they are well worth investigating further. They have an extensive discography and I wonder if all their albums are as enjoyable as Fenix. Very well recorded – dynamic and inventive, and not […]