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Cosmograf - Capacitor

Cosmograf – Capacitor

Published on 4th February 2015 | by Leo Trimming

The latest album from Cosmograf, Capacitor, moves us from theme of space and the human condition in 2013’s The Man Left in Space into the world of the Afterlife and Spirits in a series of evocative... Read More

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Kalle Vilpuu - Silver Lining

Kalle Vilpuu – Silver Lining

Published on 31st January 2015 | by Jez Rowden

A previously unfamiliar name to me, guitarist Kalle Vilpuu has been working the Estonian music scene since the early ’80s in bands such as Seitsmes Meel, House of Games and Ultima Thule. Silver Lining is Kalle’s... Read More

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Regal Worm - Neither Use Nor Ornament (A Small Collection Of Big Suites)

Regal Worm – Neither Use Nor Ornament

Published on 29th January 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

Welcome back to the wacky world of Jarrod Gosling! Last year I reviewed his debut offering, the quite barking but fun trip that was Use And Ornament, an album released in December 2013, and October 2014... Read More

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Orchestra Of The Upper Atmosphere - O2

Orchestra Of The Upper Atmosphere – θ4

Published on 26th January 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

Last year, I published a brief summary of Sheffield improvisational genre-defying sound architect Martin Archer’s releases on his own Discus Records imprint. One of those albums was the double-disc debut of Archer’s large ensemble, Orchestra of... Read More

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Saul Blease - Daybreak

Saul Blease – Daybreak

Published on 25th January 2015 | by Jez Rowden

It’s nice to know that there are still young talents trying to establish themselves within the perculiar genre that is Prog and at last year’s Summer’s End Festival the new venue allowed for the addition of... Read More

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Marbin - The Third Set

Marbin – The Third Set

Published on 22nd January 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

Perennial contenders for the title of The World’s Hardest Working Band, jazz-rock espousers of the Protestant work ethic Marbin released their literally titled third album last year on the highly respected Moonjune label. Everything about this... Read More

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Asia - Gravitas

Asia – Gravitas

Published on 21st January 2015 | by Tom Waring

A Review of the Deluxe Edition CD/DVD CD Originally titled Valkyrie, Gravitas is the latest album from Asia, following on from 2008’s Phoenix, 2010’s Omega and 2012’s XXX. Founding members John Wetton, Geoff Downes and Carl... Read More

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Tiger Moth Tales - Cocoon

Tiger Moth Tales – Cocoon

Published on 20th January 2015 | by Tony Colvill

I love music and every once in a while something comes along and surprises you. This is another one introduced to me by the Lords & Ladies of a Facebook Group (it is good for something),... Read More

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The Pineapple Thief - Magnolia

The Pineapple Thief – Magnolia

Published on 19th January 2015 | by Leo Trimming

The Pineapple Thief have been intriguing and beguiling audiences since Bruce Soord began what started as a solo project in 1999. This Somerset band continue their musical evolution on their tenth studio release Magnolia, with an... Read More

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