Browsing the "CD Reviews" Category

CD Reviews

Rick Springfield – The Snake King

Rick Springfield – The Snake King

Published on 20th March 2018 | by John Wenlock-Smith

Australian born, but American raised, Rick Springfield – yes, he of Jessie’s Girl (General Hospital) fame – has gone back to his blues roots on this his latest album, successfully fusing his pop sensibilities with traditional... Read More

CD Reviews

Sonar with David Torn – Vortex

Sonar with David Torn – Vortex

Published on 19th March 2018 | by Roger Trenwith

Sonar, Swiss masters of multi-rhythm tritone minimalism, continue their career-long quest for a state of grace with Vortex, an album made with American impressionist guitar slinger David Torn, a combination of opposites that compliments one another... Read More

CD Reviews

John Holden - Capture Light

John Holden – Capture Light

Published on 17th March 2018 | by Leo Trimming

There’s a saying that ‘everyone has a book inside them’ – this debut album by John Holden may similarly suggest that perhaps we may all have an album inside us. After years of ‘normal life’ John... Read More

CD Reviews

Zombie Picnic – Rise Of A New Ideology

Zombie Picnic – Rise Of A New Ideology

Published on 16th March 2018 | by Roger Trenwith

Jim Griffin, known to me as an acid-tinged troubadour of some style, also has a spacerock-prog hybrid going under the moniker of Zombie Picnic. Their latest album, Rise Of A New Ideology, has an optimistic sounding... Read More

CD Reviews

Neil Campbell – The Outsider ~ News From Nowhere

Neil Campbell – The Outsider ~ News From Nowhere

Published on 14th March 2018 | by Bob Mulvey

Solo, collectively or within a band format, Liverpool composer and multi-instrumentalist Neil Campbell has released sixteen albums in as many years. For my part I have been fortunate enough to hear most, review more than half,... Read More

CD Reviews

Elk Minister - Pisces

Elk Minister – Pisces

Published on 12th March 2018 | by Jez Rowden

The third musical probe of 2018 into the twisted compositional mind of Elk Minister’s Great Aunt Coleslaw continues with Pisces. As part of a 26 part cycle, alternating musical and spoken word albums, to be released... Read More

CD Reviews

Ungdomskulen - Gold Rush

Ungdomskulen – Gold Rush

Published on 10th March 2018 | by Mel Allen

Ungdomskulen are a band from Bergen in Norway who have been around for a number of years, having been formed in 2003 by three friends eager to write and record songs without musical restrictions. Their debut... Read More

CD Reviews

Art Zoyd – 44 ½: Live And Unreleased Works

Art Zoyd – 44 ½: Live And Unreleased Works

Published on 9th March 2018 | by Roger Trenwith

Just preceding the time that post-punk was leading hitherto musically hidebound yoof into unchartered waters, courtesy of the wildly imaginative Public Image Ltd and all who sailed in its glorious deconstructivist atonal wake, one of the... Read More

CD Reissues

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

A Different Aspect

A Different - Aspect ADA #18

A Different Aspect #18

Published on 6th March 2018 | by The Progressive Aspect

In this update we feature: > Plastic Noose – Enmity > Louis de Mieulle & Matt Garstka – Dual > Toto – 40 Trips Around The Sun > King Buffalo – Repeater > Moop – Moop... Read More

Back to Top ↑
  • CD Reviews Index

  • Art Zoyd – Sortie 134 (Part I)

  • RAUSCH – Greener Grass

  • Believe – VII

  • Elk Minister – Everything Is Make Believe

  • Steve Hackett – Eleventh Earl Of Mar

  • Gleb Kolyadin – The Best of Days

  • Sills & Smith – Maps

  • Dobbeltgjenger – Tin Foil Hat

  • Goblin Rebirth – Zombi