Lost Coltrane LP Unearthed

2018-06-10 by butcherboy CONTRIBUTOR | 24 Comments
Impulse! Records, the legendary jazz imprint has announced the release of a lost LP by the John Coltrane Quartet. The album titled "Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album" was recorded in the Spring of 1963, two years before "A Love Supreme," and then shelved for decades, until Coltrane's copy of the recording session was discovered by the estate of his first wife. The seven previously-unheard tracks will finally see the light of day on June 29th.


For full story, read the full Times article here:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/07/arts/music/john-coltrane-lost-album-both-directions-at-once.html

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butcherboy
Contributing Reviewer
June 10th 2018
9369 Comments


hell yes!

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Papa Universe
June 10th 2018
19203 Comments


get ready to have your ears bleed unstoppably with this collection of tracks Coltrane himself probably didn't want the world to hear.

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butcherboy
Contributing Reviewer
June 10th 2018
9369 Comments


you wantin' a knock on the nose, ya lousy rapscallion?

Papa Universe
June 10th 2018
19203 Comments


put your money where your mouth is, right between your buttcheeks, ya cheeky butt

50iL
June 10th 2018
4954 Comments


I don't know what to think of this...

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Darius the Great
June 10th 2018
19492 Comments


This is good news
Love me some Coltrane

Zig
June 10th 2018
1358 Comments


Great stuff.

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Mentasm
June 10th 2018
567 Comments


whoa big news

Asdfp277
June 10th 2018
19457 Comments


that's crazy :0

dimsim3478
June 10th 2018
8051 Comments


i'm always skeptical about these "lost albums" and other crap thats been "unearthed" from some archive. often feels like a marketing ploy to give some fairly unremarkable old unreleased recordings a sense of mysticism, y'know? as uni says, there could be a good reason why the artist didnt want ppl to hear this record at the time. like a dead artists' executors or some label exec knows better than the artist regarding their own material and whether or not it should actually make it to the shelves.

but uhhh im intrigued anyway so i guess i'll listen to this when it comes out

Get Low
June 10th 2018
4042 Comments


"discovered by the estate of his first wife."

That has fishy written all over it.

rabidfish
June 10th 2018
4616 Comments


i don't believe a word these mofos say... but new Coltrane is always good



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Doctuses
June 10th 2018
1876 Comments


holy shit

SandwichBubble
June 10th 2018
8965 Comments


Album was buried in the backyard and Spot the family dog dug it up apparently. Good boy, Spot.

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Papa Universe
June 10th 2018
19203 Comments


and Sput, the family necrophiliac, jumped all over it

GhandhiLion
June 10th 2018
3183 Comments


Wow this is amazing

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rabidfish
June 10th 2018
4616 Comments


'Album was buried in the backyard and Spot the family dog dug it up apparently. Good boy, Spot.'

WTF lol that sounds so made up

Darius the Great
June 10th 2018
19492 Comments


lol sandwich

MotokoKusanagi
June 10th 2018
1671 Comments


yes plz

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MadKungFu
June 10th 2018
620 Comments


Gee i dunno rabidfish seems pretty plausible to me

MrHarrison
June 11th 2018
324 Comments


You gotta get up pretty early in the morning to get one past rabidfish

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ButtBoy
June 11th 2018
1579 Comments


another 7-track album? way to copy the new Kanye trend, Coltrane...

Voltimand
June 12th 2018
937 Comments


^ Kanye actually features on this one. Somehow. Despite the decade difference.

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robertsona
Staff Reviewer
June 12th 2018
16596 Comments


the track they released is pretty good, not on the level of say COLTRANE'S SOUND but worth releasing...



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