“The official line is it’s ‘a sentimental journey through folk pop, DIT, new wave and micro presses 1961 to 1991’ but it seems like so much more now. It’s a compilation really like no other and is sure to get you hooked from the get go…It’s a selection of lost music which now sounds so relevant. It’s a collection of songs which bands would kill for. It’s simply amazing.” [The compilation includes “Frozen Laughter” from Calm Before, the 1967 album by The Rising Storm. To read more, click here.]
Tracking the Storm
* ‘Frozen Laughter’ — original from Calm Before — is featured in a new movie starring Evan Rachel Wood. The song also has been released on Sky Girl, a foreign compilation.
* Long-awaited vinyl ’45 of two of our best originals has been released by Penniman Records. See ‘Shop‘ page.
* calm before… the rising storm, a 30-minute documentary movie about The Rising Storm and Calm Before will be shown in September at the Jerome Indie Film & Music Festival in Arizona. The movie already has been shown at six film festivals, won a top award at four of them, and was named by rock writer Richie Unterberger as one of the top 10 rock documentaries of 2018.
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