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Phi Yaan-Zek – Reality Is My Play Thing

Phi Yaan-Zek – Reality Is My Play Thing

Published on 20th July 2018 | by Mel Allen

Phi Yaan-Zek has taken some eleven years to create this, his seventh album. This gestation has brought about an epic project, the core of which is a double album, although there is a special edition, expanded... Read More


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The Paradox Twin - The Importance Of Mr Bedlam

The Paradox Twin – The Importance Of Mr Bedlam

Published on 18th July 2018 | by Rob Fisher

What’s not to like about a good conspiracy theory? The anticipatory whiff of scandal, the pervading sense of menace, the uncovering and bringing in to the light of secretive, hidden knowledge and the trumpeting justification of... Read More


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Martin Stacey – Terrafied

Martin Stacey – Terrafied

Published on 16th July 2018 | by Professor Mark

Martin Stacey is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who has previously captured the power of progressive heavy metal, and this album is no exception. In fact, Martin describes Terrafied as being more experimental and progressive in sound... Read More


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Dave Sinclair - Out Of Sinc

Dave Sinclair – Out Of Sinc

Published on 9th July 2018 | by Kevan Furbank

The former Caravan keyboard tinkler is far from Canterbury these days – he lives in Japan – and pops out a solo album every four or five years. He was sacked from Caravan some time back... Read More


Album Reissues

Jon Lord - Windows

Jon Lord – Windows [Remaster]

Published on 5th July 2018 | by John Wenlock-Smith

This for me is a very welcome release indeed as I am a big admirer of Jon Lord’s work. One of his songs was very helpful to me at the time of my father’s death, sadly... Read More


Album Reviews

Ume - Other Nature

Ume – Other Nature

Published on 4th July 2018 | by Professor Mark

I first discovered Austin, Texas based Ume with the release of their 2011 Phantoms album and ever since I have admired the music of this three-piece, which the late Anthony Bourdain perfectly described as “A shitload of rawk in a... Read More


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Fifth Species - Life In The Punch Line

Fifth Species – Life In The Punch Line

Published on 3rd July 2018 | by Friedrich Kunzmann

When broken down to its core elements, this sophomore effort by North Carolina based Fifth Species offers it all – crooked time signatures, distorted clavichord stabs, jumpy bass lines accompanied by an enticing mix of male... Read More


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The End – Svårmod Och Vemod Är Värdesinnen

The End – Svårmod Och Vemod Är Värdesinnen

Published on 1st July 2018 | by Mel Allen

The coming together of baritone saxophone aces Kjetil Møster and Mats Gustafsson has created an astonishing collaboration. They have been joined by powerhouse drummer Greg Saunier (Deerhoof) and the amazing experimental singer Sofia Jernberg. To complete... Read More


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