Asia (Featuring John Payne) - Archiva, Vol. 2
Asia (Featuring John Payne) - Arena
Run DMC - Back From Hell
Fleetwood Mac - Behind the Mask
Kronos Quartet - Black Angels
Heart - Brigade
Chris Liebing - Burn Slow
Cheap Trick - Busted
36 & Duenn - Distance As Power
The Fall - Extricate
Yo La Tengo - Fakebook
Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet
James - Gold Mother
Cocteau Twins - Heaven or Las Vegas
Wire - Manscape
KMFDM - Naïve
The Durutti Column - Obey the Time
Asia - Prog
The Sundays - Reading Writing and Arithmetic
Paul Simon - Rhythm of the Saints
The Brecker Brothers - The Brecker Brothers
John Abercrombie - The ECM Sampler
The House of Love - The House of Love
Everything But the Girl - The Language of Life
Faith No More - The Real Thing
Living Colour - Time's Up
Fish - Vigil in a Wilderness of Mirrors
The Associates - Wild & Lonely
Propaganda - 1234
Jeff Lynne - Armchair Theatre
Danielle Dax - Blast The Human Flower
Icehouse - Code Blue
Asia - Epic Asia
The Church - Gold Afternoon Fix
Enigma - MCMXC a.d.
Ride - Nowhere
Revenge - One True Passion
Tommy Smith - Peeping Tom
Pat Metheny, Dave Holland & Roy Haynes - Question And Answer
Gianna Nannini - Scandalo
Annette Humpe - Solo
Angelo Badalamenti - Twin Peaks OST
Asia (Featuring John Payne) - Aqua
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew
Asia - Gravitas
Asia (Featuring John Payne) - Silent Nation
Jellyfish - Bellybutton
The KLF - Chill Out
Steve Vai - Passion and Warfare
Dio - Lock Up The Wolves
Thomas Köner - Nunatak
Jean-Michel Jarre - Waiting For Cousteau
Adrian Belew - Young Lions
Return To Forever - Light As A Feather
Asia - Omega
Deodato - Prelude
Freddie Hubbard - Red Clay
Brian Eno & John Cale - Wrong Way Up
Asia - Asia
Asia - Astra
Billy Cobham - Spectrum
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Birds Of Fire
Asia - XXX
And so, Xmas is coming...
Ready for action...
The beast, reflected, early...
Own work done and, then, breakfast...
Today's early listening included this stellar set from Joe Henderson, recorded on this day in 1964...
Compiled and revealed my 80 nominations for top 5 albums of 1990, following yesterday's download splurge...
Before that, I could only muster 50 selections - not a great year all told - a big difference from 1975's 200 initial nominations...
Still, a few great things in here...
Also today, a question on Twitter as to whether Asia could be deemed "prog"...
The brief answer had to be "no" as thy didn't release any music until 1982...
But, across their discography, I managed to pull together a 4CD set of reasonably "proggy" items...
Highlight of the Day : Compiling...