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Man - All's Well That Ends Well

Man – All’s Well That Ends Well

Published on 9th April 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

This latest addition to the Esoteric Recordings’ Man reissues is this Deluxe 3CD Edition of their 1977 album,  All’s Well That Ends Well, recorded at what was a regular haunt for the band, The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm,... Read More

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Sonar ~ Static Motion

Sonar – Static Motion

Published on 8th April 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Swiss minimalists Sonar were formed after guitarists Stephen Thelen and Bernhard Wagner had attended Robert Fripp’s Guitar Craft classes. The pair recruited drummer Manuel Pasquinelli and bassist Christian Kuntner and Sonar was born. Inspired by the... Read More

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Djam Karet ~ Regenerator 3017

Djam Karet – Regenerator 3017

Published on 28th March 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

I was only half joking when I introduced this album in a recent edition of “Something For The Weekend”, a blog which seeks to point the inquisitive towards the new releases we scribblers consider worth a... Read More

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Jack Bruce ~ Monkjack

Jack Bruce – Monkjack

Published on 25th March 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

After the distinctly dark times towards the end of the 70s the beginning of 80s marked an up turn for Jack Bruce (JB) and kicked off by the splendid release of I’ve Always Wanted to Do This, under the name... Read More

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Jack Bruce ~ Cities Of The Heart

Jack Bruce – Cities Of The Heart

Published on 25th March 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

John Symon Asher Bruce was born in Glasgow on 14th May 1943. So in 1993, Jack Bruce to you and me, reached the age of 50 and to mark the event two concerts were held, (thankfully... Read More

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Matt Stevens ~ Lucid

Matt Stevens – Lucid

Published on 16th March 2014 | by Jez Rowden

Three years in the making, Lucid has achieved Matt Stevens’ goal of wanting to make a significant step forward from his previous solo albums. Despite being inspired by some dark times for Matt, it is certainly... Read More

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Bigelf ~ Into The Maelstrom

Bigelf – Into The Maelstrom

Published on 10th March 2014 | by Dave Baird

Into The Maelstrom is the fourth album from Los Angeles’ Bigelf and their first release after signing for InsideOut last year. Following their well-received 2008 release, Cheat The Gallows, the band drifted apart and main-man, Damon Fox, found... Read More

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Jack Bruce ~ Somethin Els

Jack Bruce – Somethin Els

Published on 10th March 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Jack Bruce’s only album between 1980 and 1987, the year the Somethin Els project was started, was the atypical electronica oddity Automatic from 1983. During that time, although touring occasionally Jack was doing battle with his... Read More

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RPWL - Wanted

RPWL – Wanted

Published on 9th March 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

RPWL have been around for some seventeen years now, and have released six studio albums (including this one), three live albums, two of which were also available as DVDs and have two compilations to their name.... Read More

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