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Barock Project - Detachment

Barock Project – Detachment

Published on 14th May 2017 | by Leo Trimming

Every now and again in the grind of ‘Real Life’ something special happens and it makes you think to yourself “That’s what life is about… that’s why we keep ploughing on, just for those moments”, whether... Read More

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Free Salamander Exhibit - Undestroyed

Free Salamander Exhibit – Undestroyed

Published on 12th May 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

Arising from the charred remains of the superbly monikered American RIO exponents Sleepytime Gorilla Museum comes Free Salamander Exhibit, who after many years of toil unleashed this defiant racket on an unsuspecting world at the end... Read More

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Mew - Visuals

Mew – Visuals

Published on 10th May 2017 | by Jez Rowden

Only two years on from their +- album, Danish indie/pop/prog stalwarts Mew release an unexpected seventh album, first news of it coming early in the year with the appearance of closing track Carry Me To Safety,... Read More

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Renaissance Illusion - Through The Fire

Renaissance Illusion – Through the Fire

Published on 9th May 2017 | by Rob Fisher

A graceful serenity peacefully descends as you listen to Through the Fire. The hectic sounds of life’s frenetic bustle gradually fade to a distant murmur, replaced by the gentle embrace of a calming, tranquil spirit which... Read More

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9.30 Fly - 9.30 Fly

9:30 Fly – 9:30 Fly

Published on 8th May 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

Esoteric Recordings continue their trawl along the Marianas Trench of what was simply known as the “underground” music scene of the late ’60s and early ’70s with this album by a band so obscure, even I... Read More

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Djam Karet - Sonic Celluloid

Djam Karet – Sonic Celluloid

Published on 7th May 2017 | by Kevan Furbank

In 1985 Djam Karet released an album called No Commercial Potential. Thirteen years later they released an album called Still No Commercial Potential. They produced challenging, blistering, atmospheric instrumental music in outlandish time signatures – and... Read More

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iNFiNiEN - Light at The Endless Tunnel

iNFiNiEN – Light at the Endless Tunnel

Published on 6th May 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

There seems to be a few really good and genuinely progressive rock bands fronted by female singers coming out of the North American sub-continent at the moment. You’re probably all aware of Bent Knee, and maybe... Read More

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A Sense of Gravity - Atrament

A Sense of Gravity – Atrament

Published on 5th May 2017 | by Professor Mark

After completing the review of Seattle band Odd Logic’s Effigy and discussing interview questions with Sean Thompson, the band’s lead singer, I asked him if he had any other suggestions of bands from the Seattle area... Read More

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Earthling Society - Zen Bastard

Earthling Society – Zen Bastard

Published on 4th May 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

If there’s an award for album title of the year, this wins it, surely? Arising like a mutant bastard love child of Guru Guru and Acid Mothers Temple from the putrid swamp at the mouth of... Read More

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