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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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Tin Spirits - Scorch

Tin Spirits – Scorch

Published on 29th November 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Swindon band Tin Spirits return with their second album to the introductory slowed down sound of a match being struck and then burning, an aural image that is repeated in the visual of the cover artwork.... Read More

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Kaipa - Sattyg

Kaipa – Sattyg

Published on 23rd November 2014 | by Jez Rowden

An introspective intro leaps into heartfelt exaltations from Aleena Gibson at the top of her range, echoing as if across a silent Scandinavian lake at dusk, and we’re off into a rampaging instrumental overture to open... Read More

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The Mercury Tree - Countenance

The Mercury Tree – Countenance

Published on 18th November 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Ben Spees, guitarist and keyboard player and vocalist with eclectic Portland, Oregon band The Mercury Tree describes Countenance as being “stylistically all over the map” and he is right. Being “all over the map” might often... Read More

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Manning ~ Akoustik #2

Manning – Akoustik #2

Published on 17th November 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

The last few years seem to have taken on a more reflective stance for Guy Manning with two acoustic albums, re-visiting previously released works and last year’s studio release, The Root, The Leaf And The Bone,... Read More

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Pearls Of Swines - Pearls Of Swines

Pearls Of Swines – Pearls Of Swines

Published on 15th November 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

The last album I reviewed that involved the ever-busy and highly talented eclectic bass wrangler Frederick Galiay was Apokálupsis by Big (drum&bass), but Pearls Of Swines could not be more different. Apokálupsis was a strange and... Read More

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Pink Floyd - The Endless River

Pink Floyd – The Endless River

Published on 12th November 2014 | by The Progressive Aspect

It was during the recording of Pink Floyd’s last album “The Division Bell” back in ’94 that they also recorded a number of pieces for an unfinished ambient album that went under the working title of... Read More

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Wrupk Urei – Kõik Saab Korda

Wrupk Urei – Kõik Saab Korda

Published on 7th November 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

In a departure for AltrOck, a label normally associated with the more avant end of the progressive spectrum, Estonian band Wrupk Urei have crafted a highly individual instrumental palette that dips its brush into space rock,... Read More

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