P546 ORACLE 546 Sat25 Apr C4 2101:11  4/6    Weekend Pick of the week - Metal This week Kirk Blows devoted his column to looking at the hard rock acts who'd appeared at the Freddie Mercury tribute concert. Kirk was impressed with Metallica, Def Leppard and Extreme, less so with Guns N' Roses and Spinal Tap. "Musically the day was great," wrote Kirk, "though personally I felt that with the emphasis being on AIDS awareness rather than Mercury as a person, the event was somehow lacking in emotion." Get On Up! > Beat Box 540 Letters 542 Prize Line Gig Guide Charts Buzz
P546 ORACLE 546 Sat25 Apr C4 2101:11  5/6    Weekend Pick of the week - Dance Recommended dance cut from Seven this week was "Free The Feeling" from Roman Robokowski. "'Tubular Bells' style jangles fuse with heavy dub and steady bass to produce a blinding and quite essential clubcut with a difference," wrote Seven. Also recommended was Absolute's slinky "Introduce Me To Love" and Rhythm Quest's "Dream" promo EP. Section 6 > Beat Box 540 Prize Line 547 Prize Line Gig Guide Charts Buzz
P546 ORACLE 546 Sat25 Apr C4 2100:00  1/6    Weekend Pick of the week - Jazz Standout album of the week for jazz columnist Wez Blackstone was "The Major Works of John Coltrane", a new release on the Impulse label. The material here is taken from sessions recorded in the mid-60s. "Many argue that Coltrane was past his prime by then. It may be true but the music on offer is still breathtaking," wrote Wez. World > Beat Box 540 Prize Line 547 HOROSCOPES ON NOW! page 197 Prize Line Gig Guide Charts Buzz
P546 ORACLE 546 Sat25 Apr C4 2100:11  2/6    Weekend Pick of the week - World World music columnist Kath Canoville This week looked at two records that successfully fused world and dance music. Of "Janaam/Righteous Preacher", the new single from Fun-Da-Mental Kath wrote: "The ragga vocals of frontman Bad-Sha Lallaman are genuinely stunning." Also getting the Canoville seal of approval was "Like This", the new Nation records single from Tribal Drift. Indies > Beat Box 540 Prize Line 547 Prize Line Gig Guide Charts Buzz
P546 ORACLE 546 Sat25 Apr C4 2100:12  3/6    Weekend Pick of the week - Indies Indie columnist Vic Johnson was impressed this week with "Venice", the new single from much-touted London trio Revolver. "This third single is more direct than previous efforts," wrote Vic. Rather harder listening came in the shape of "Kapital", the new album from Yugolslavian performance artists and musicians Laibach. "The usual mix of percussive cacophony, obscure lyrical themes and the very occasional pop melody," was Vic's verdict. Metal > Beat Box 540 Prize Line 547 Prize Line Gig Guide Charts Buzz
P546 ORACLE 546 Sat25 Apr C4 2101:11  6/6    The week on Section 6 1. JAZZ: Wez Blackstone's crucial round up on Mondays. 2. WORLD: Kath Canoville on Tuesdays. 3. INDIES: Independents by Vic Johnson Every Wednesday. 4. METAL: Kirk Blows every Thursday. 5. DANCE: Seven on Friday with news of the hottest dance releases. 6. PICK: Pick of the week at weekends Round-up > Beat Box 540 Prize Line 547 Prize Line Gig Guide Charts Buzz