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Rise - Strangers

Rise – Strangers

Published on 28th September 2019 | by Leo Trimming

Some music seems to simultaneously come from the indefinable in-between places and yet also from far away, imbued with contrasting dark mystery and shimmering light. Strangers, the latest entrancing album from Rise, is born from those... Read More

Album Reviews

Opeth – In Cauda Venenum

Opeth – In Cauda Venenum

Published on 27th September 2019 | by Shawn Dudley

I think as reviewers we sometimes have the tendency to discount our initial gut reactions and instead go directly to dissection and study. Only a couple minutes into my first listen to advance single Hjärtat Vet... Read More

Album Reviews

IZZ - Dont' Panic

IZZ – Don’t Panic

Published on 25th September 2019 | by Andrew Halley

Taking cues from Douglas Adam’s “Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” where the timely advice Don’t Panic appeared on the electronic book’s cover and also the answer to the meaning of life (the number 42) plus... Read More

Album Reviews

Lee Abraham - Comatose

Lee Abraham – Comatose

Published on 24th September 2019 | by Leo Trimming

Comatose is Lee Abraham’s latest ambitious release in his increasingly impressive and varied solo career.  This release is a continuous flowing song cycle imagining the experience of someone in a coma following an accident, which is... Read More

Album Reviews

John Lodge - B Yond - The Very Best Of

John Lodge – B Yond – The Very Best Of

Published on 23rd September 2019 | by Geoff Ford

Fifty years ago John Lodge was at the very heart of a musical revolution as bass guitarist, vocalist and songwriter with The Moody Blues. I was delighted, therefore, to learn that he is set to release... Read More

Album Reviews

Bryan Beller - Scenes From The Flood

Bryan Beller – Scenes From The Flood

Published on 22nd September 2019 | by Graham Thomas

Solo albums from Bryan Beller don’t come along too frequently, more’s the pity. Presumably, he’s too busy with The Aristocrats, Mike Keneally’s Band, or Joe Satriani’s world tours to spend much time on his own muse,... Read More

Album Reviews

Supersister Projekt 2019 - Retsis Repus

Supersister Projekt 2019 – Retsis Repus

Published on 21st September 2019 | by Kevan Furbank

It’s about 150 miles from The Hague to Canterbury as the crow flies – although I recommend a plane, you’re less likely to slide off – but that didn’t stop Dutch band Supersister being compared to... Read More

Album Reissues

Caravan - The Decca Deram Years box set

Caravan – The Decca/Deram Years: 1970 – 1975

Published on 19th September 2019 | by John Wenlock-Smith

Caravan are a legendary Prog band from Canterbury whose elegant and whimsically lyrical music has captivated many listeners over the years. They released a stunning selection of albums of consistently high quality in the mid-1970s and... Read More

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