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Jethro Tull - Heavy Horses 40th Aniv

Jethro Tull – Heavy Horses: New Shoes Edition

Published on 7th March 2018 | by Kevan Furbank

Heavy Horses was the first Tull album I bought after seeing their live broadcast from Madison Square Gardens in 1978. Second in the so-called ‘folk-rock trilogy’, it’s darker than Songs From The Wood but not as... Read More

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Osmosis - Osmosis

Osmosis – Osmosis

Published on 26th February 2018 | by Zachary Nathanson

Esoteric Recordings have, for me, always come up with hidden treasure when it comes to discovering unearthed gems that might otherwise have been lost. Whether it’s Marsupilami, Mellow Candle, Eyes of Blue, Julian’s Treatment, or Galliard,... Read More

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Novalis - Schmetterlinge (15CD/DVD Boxset)

Novalis – Schmetterlinge

Published on 12th February 2018 | by Basil Francis

Überblick When purchasing a career-spanning box set of a band that you’re not overly familiar with, you have to keep an open mind and expect the unexpected. For me with Schmetterlinge, the gargantuan 15CD/1DVD box set... Read More

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Colosseum - Valentyne Suite

Colosseum – Valentyne Suite

Published on 23rd January 2018 | by Mel Allen

What more can one say about Colosseum? Their place in the history of jazz rock fusion is well known and deserved. Esoteric Recordings continue their re-releases of classic albums with Colosseum’s highly praised second album, Valentine... Read More

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No-Man – Returning Jesus

No-Man – Returning Jesus

Published on 14th December 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

Suffering from a surfeit of weltschmerz recently? What you need is to give it a no-man soundtrack, then everything becomes clear, and by transposing your suffering and crushing ennui onto the surprisingly strong shoulders of the... Read More

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Anthony Phillips - Invisible Men Remastered & Expanded

Anthony Phillips – Invisible Men

Published on 13th December 2017 | by Basil Francis

Esoteric’s deluxe treatment of Anthony Phillips’ back catalogue continues with the not-so-highly sought after 1983 pop album Invisible Men, a collaboration between himself and long-time musical partner Richard Scott. The notes of this 2CD edition explain... Read More

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Unicorn - Too May Crooks

Unicorn – Too Many Crooks

Published on 9th December 2017 | by Basil Francis

This year marks a decade of Esoteric Recordings. Beginning by releasing solely progressive rock music, it’s safe to say the style of their releases has strayed from the original remit somewhat. Nevertheless, I’ll continue to chase... Read More

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