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Panegyric Competition Winner

King Crimson - Live At The Orpheum (cd/dvda)

The winner of the fabulous Panegyric competition is Peter from Durham in the UK. Peter will receive all of 2015's new titles from the label and answered correctly that Mel Collins was the member of King Crimson who had played with both Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones.

King Crimson’s brilliant new concert recording Live At The Orpheum - the cd/dvda of which is shipping now - is the first release Peter will receive.

Simple Minds

Sparkle In The Rain (box set / blu-ray pre-orders)

A five disc box set of Simple Minds' 1984 classic, Sparkle In The Rain, containing a re-master of the original album, a collection of rare B-sides, a previously unreleased concert recording from 1984 and a BBC Radio session from 1983. The DVD (NTSC, Region 0) features a Steven Wilson 5.1 surround sound mix, remixed from the multi-track master tapes, as well as promo videos and a high res stereo mix. The box also includes a 36-page booklet with extensive sleeve notes and new interviews.

A region free 'super audio' blu-ray edition - featuring the Steven Wilson 5.1 surround sound mix and a high res stereo mix - is also available.

Pre-order for March 16th release.


Orchid / Morningrise / My Arms Your Hearse (cd pre-orders)

Opeth’s influential first three releases given 2015 Candlelight label digipak reissues.

Pre-order for January 26th release.

Peter Blegvad

Kew. Rhone (book pre-order)

Peter Blegvad's unique attempt to chronicle his 1977 collaborative masterpiece, Kew. Rhone.

Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white, Blegvad examines each song and uncovers themes and sources. In the second part of the book, various writers and artists offer their view of the album. Featuring contributions from his main collaborator John Greaves plus Carla Bley, Jonathan Coe, Robert Wyatt and others.

Pre-order for January 19th shipping.


Issue 52 (magazine with cd)

Issue 52 of Prog contains a major overview of Rush's 40 year career plus features on Lunatic Soul, Devo, Faust, Colosseum (Dave Greenslade) and more. The magazine also includes reviews of releases by Brian Eno, Yes, No-Man, Tears For Fears, and Peter Hammill

The covermount cd features Beardfish, Mostly Autumn, The SixxiS and others.

Shipping now.

Stomu Yamashta

Go Too (cd pre-order)

Stomo Yamashta's second Go studio release, from 1977, carried on the band's unique fusion of Jazz Rock, Electronic/Ambient, Progressive and R&B musics.

Features Klaus Schulze, Al Di Meola, Peter Robinson (Brand X) and others.

Pre-order for 2nd February release.


Samurai (cd pre-order)

A genuine lost classic, Samurai (from 1971) was a follow up to Web's equally ambitious 1970 album I Spider. A peculiarly English Progressive sound imbued with Zappa-esque Jazz influences - saxes and vibes collide with organs - the music possesses elements of Egg, Van Der Graaf, King Crimson and Gentle Giant's approaches, while sounding like none of them.

This 2015 Esoteric label edition features sleeve notes by vocalist/keyboardist Dave Lawson (who later achieved fame in Greenslade).

Pre-order for February 2nd release.

Bridget St John

Dandelion Albums and BBC Recordings Collection (quadruple cd box set pre-order)

Discovered and nurtured by the late, great John Peel, Bridget St John was one of the UK’s leading singer-songwriter voices of the late 1960s and early 1970s, with a style reminiscent of contemporaries Nick Drake, John Martyn and Nico.

This comprehensive box set includes the three albums recorded for Peel’s Dandelion label, plus live recordings and BBC sessions (made between 1968 and 1972). The albums are packaged in mini LP replica sleeves and the booklet includes memorabilia and sleeve notes. The BBC material includes songs unavailable elsewhere.

Pre-order for 16th February release.

December Raffle Winner

As a thank you to all of our customers, each month we pick a random name from the month's orders and send the winner a special prize based on their tastes.

The winner of the monthly raffle draw for December is Janet from Halifax in the UK, who has been ordering from us since 2008. Janet wins one of our Burning Shed t-shirts plus a selection of goodies based on her past order history.

We'll announce the winner and the prize on the first newsletter of each month. Good luck and thanks for ordering from Burning Shed.