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Marillion - A Collection Of Recycled Gifts

Marillion – A Collection Of Recycled Gifts

Published on 24th December 2014 | by Tony Colvill

Yes, it’s a Christmas album, but bear with me, it’s a Marillion Christmas Album, now read on… A Collection Of Recycled Gifts is a collection of Christmas songs that Marillion have released to their fans over... Read More

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Sky - Sky / Sky 2

Sky – Sky / Sky 2

Published on 23rd December 2014 | by Jez Rowden

In 1979 I was just starting along my musical journey, mainly interested in soundtracks and classical music, the latter thanks to my Mother’s preferred listening, and Sky were a band that piqued my interest. I heard... Read More

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Happy Family – Minimal Gods

Happy Family – Minimal Gods

Published on 21st December 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Happy Family are a long running if hardly prolific band from Japan, who are well respected members of that country’s singular RIO scene. Minimal Gods is only the band’s third album since 1995’s self-titled debut, having... Read More

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Soen - Tellurian

Soen – Tellurian

Published on 15th December 2014 | by Dave Baird

I have to admit that I had no idea who Soen were and had passed by the promo invitation on the assumption that they were a regular metal band. Fortunately though the promoter challenged my pre-conception... Read More

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Chat Noir – Elec3Cities

Chat Noir – Elec3Cities

Published on 8th December 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Chat Noir are an Italian trio, now up to their fifth album, who play an intriguing mix of piano jazz and electronica. The “Effects” suffix of all three players’ instrument listings below is what makes this... Read More

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Goat - Commune

Goat – Commune

Published on 8th December 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

The Traveller arrives in the lost wilderness town of Korpilombolo, a settlement where they practice the Olde Religion, and one that would suit being called “two horse” if the equine creatures could survive outdoors up here,... Read More

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Emmett Elvin - Bloody Marvels

Emmett Elvin – Bloody Marvels

Published on 7th December 2014 | by Jez Rowden

Emmett Elvin must slice himself very finely to get enough time to be part of Guapo, Knifeworld, Chrome Hoof and others as well as attend to his artwork. Most will be aware of him via his... Read More

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Lunar Rossa - Secrets & Lies

Luna Rossa – Secrets & Lies

Published on 6th December 2014 | by Jez Rowden

Great music is simply great music no matter what label or genre tag you apply to it so we’ll be having none of that “but is it Prog?” debate with this one! A side project for... Read More

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