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Billy Bottle & The Multiple ~ Unrecorded Beam

Billy Bottle & The Multiple – Unrecorded Beam

Published on 18th May 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Billy Bottle is a pianist and multi-instrumentalist, best known as a member of jazz luminary Mike Westbrook’s Big Band. Billy’s own occasional group The Multiple is led by the accomplished vocals of Martine Waltier and the... Read More

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Resistor ~ To The Stars

Resistor – To The Stars

Published on 12th May 2014 | by Brian McAllister

Much to my regret, Resistor is a band which had completely evaded my musical radar until I heard a 14 minute epic track which their main man, Steve Unruh contributed to The Samurai Of Prog album... Read More

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Sontaag - Sontaag

Sontaag – Sontaag

Published on 10th May 2014 | by Jez Rowden

The self-titled début album from Sontaag is a concept piece that sees the core duo of Richard Sontaag (composition and instruments) and Ian Fortnam (words and voice) helped out here and there by drummer Milo Venter... Read More

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Nick Magnus ~ N'Monix

Nick Magnus – n’monix

Published on 6th May 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

Nick Magnus returns with his fifth studio and the follow up to the excellent Children Of Another God (2010). He is joined once again by Steve Hackett and Pete Hicks who rekindle their musical partnership which began... Read More

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Minibus Pimps ~ Cloud To Ground

Minibus Pimps – Cloud To Ground

Published on 4th May 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Seemingly positioning himself furthest from the Led Zeppelin spotlight back in the day, John Paul Jones is proof of the old adage “watch out for the quiet ones”. In those confused daze John Paul Jones was... Read More

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Xavi Reija ~ Resolution

Xavi Reija – Resolution

Published on 28th April 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Previously a quintet featuring keyboards and sax, now a trio, Xavi Reija’s band does things a drums/bass/guitar line up should not be able to, creating splendidly intuitive avant jazz rock suites that do not suffer the... Read More

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Molly Bloom ~ All Pressure

Molly Bloom – All Pressure

Published on 27th April 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

It’s been a little over 10 years since I first sampled the delights of Molly Bloom’s music and to this day I am grateful to Owen Davies who suggested I might check them out. So back in... Read More

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Spoke Of Shadows ~ Spoke Of Shadows

Spoke of Shadows – Spoke of Shadows

Published on 26th April 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

You can’t make an album based around the Warr guitar without it sounding like the last incarnation of King Crimson, can you? Well, not necessarily, as this fine release proves. Spoke of Shadows is Herd of... Read More

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Splashgirl ~ Field Day Rituals

Splashgirl – Field Day Rituals

Published on 20th April 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Languishing in my pile of “to do” CDs since the turn of the year Field Day Rituals, the fourth album by Norwegian trio Splashgirl, released in February last year is a little outside my usual remit... Read More

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