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Refugee - Refugee

Refugee – Refugee [3CD Box Set]

Published on 15th October 2019 | by John Wenlock-Smith

This review covers the recently released boxed set of three discs from Esoteric Recordings, comprising the sole album, recorded in 1974, for the Charisma label by Refugee, a trio of Patrick Moraz (keyboards), Lee Jackson (bass... Read More


Album Reviews

Antoine Fafard - Borromean Odyssey

Antoine Fafard – Borromean Odyssey

Published on 14th October 2019 | by Bob Mulvey

Two years on from the excellent double CD release Proto Mundi/Doomsday Vault, Antoine Fafard returns with album number six. For his latest release he has recalled Gary Husband, solely on keyboards, and occupying the drum throne... Read More


Album Reviews

Midnight Sun - Dark Tide Riding

Midnight Sun – Dark Tide Riding

Published on 12th October 2019 | by Leo Trimming

In relatively dark times it is hardly surprising that art and music reflects some of that angst and uncertainty and Dark Tide Rising from new band Midnight Sun is awash with feelings of loss and anxiety.... Read More


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Flying Colors - Third Degree

Flying Colors – Third Degree

Published on 11th October 2019 | by John Wenlock-Smith

This is the new and long-awaited third album from U.S. Progressive Rock supergroup Flying Colors, coming some five years after 2014’s Second Nature. This new album continues in a similar manner with a mixture of shorter... Read More


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Drifting Sun – Planet Junkie

Drifting Sun – Planet Junkie

Published on 9th October 2019 | by Emma Roebuck

Let’s kick off my first review for The Progressive Aspect off with a disclaimer: I know Pat Sanders, the prime mover in Drifting Sun, and get a name check on the album. Make of that what... Read More


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Bent Knee – You Know What They Mean

Bent Knee – You Know What They Mean

Published on 5th October 2019 | by Roger Trenwith

In which the six-headed Hydra of creativity, born out of that hotbed of musical derring-do Berklee College of Music some 10 years ago, rises above adversity, and by a collision of the Fates and Muses produces... Read More


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Aethellis – A Home In Your Thoughts [EP]

Aethellis – A Home In Your Thoughts [EP]

Published on 4th October 2019 | by John Wenlock-Smith

I’m not sure if it’s just me, or do you sometimes hanker after some classic sounding prog from new bands? I’m after a classic, long piece that offers room for improvisation, uses strong reoccurring melodies and... Read More


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Karibow – Supernatural Foe Rebirth

KariBow – Supernatural Foe – Rebirth

Published on 2nd October 2019 | by Sue Smith

Sitting on a quiet beach bordering Devon and Somerset on the cusp between Summer and Autumn seemed the ideal moment to reflect and report on an album which spans two decades; an album that brings late-’90s... Read More


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