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The Tangent - Proxy

The Tangent – Proxy

Published on 13th November 2018 | by Kevan Furbank

The Tangent tick all the boxes for me. Eclectic, melodic progressive rock with a generous injection of jazz? Check. Lyrics that really mean something, sometimes personal, sometimes political, but with the edges smoothed off by irony... Read More

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Eynomia - Break Free

Eynomia – Break Free

Published on 12th November 2018 | by Professor Mark

I found Eynomia after completing a review of keyboardist Jimmy Pitts’ other project, The Fractured Dimension. Cleansing opens with beautiful, Dream Theater-like keyboards, reminscent of Images and Words, and even some of Pendragon’s albums like Masquerade... Read More

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Morgan and the Mountain - Pieces of Cadence

Morgan and the Mountain – Pieces of Cadence

Published on 11th November 2018 | by Andrew Halley

Singer/songwriter Morgan Thomas treats our imagination to a peregrination through jungles, deserts, and mountains in this rather lovely instrumental album entitled Pieces of Cadence. Using well played acoustic, a Howe-esque clean electric, and some subtle drumming... Read More

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Saul Blease - The Great War

Saul Blease – The Great War

Published on 10th November 2018 | by Phil Lively

Saul Blease announced this project a while ago now, as documented in m’colleague Jez Rowden’s review of his 2015 album, Daybreak. Since Daybreak, Saul seems to have morphed into a completely new musician! His obviously piano... Read More

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Twelfth Night Sequences

Twelfth Night – Sequences

Published on 9th November 2018 | by Leo Trimming

As we approach the Centenary of the end of the appalling carnage of the First World War it seems entirely fitting that Twelfth Night are marking the event with the release of a special studio album... Read More

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Bill Wurtz

Bill Wurtz

Published on 8th November 2018 | by Basil Francis

Do you want to know about the history of Japan? How about the history of the entire world? In two highly informative yet idiosyncratic videos totalling less than half an hour, video creator and multi-instrumentalist Bill... Read More

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Thumpermonkey – Make Me Young, etc.

Thumpermonkey – Make Me Young, etc.

Published on 7th November 2018 | by Jez Rowden

“Make Me Young, etc. is released on Rockosmos on Friday 26th October 2018 – which coincides with the end of the world. Don’t make no plans.” So says the PR blurb. Whoa! Given that I had... Read More

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Leah - The Quest

LEAH – The Quest

Published on 6th November 2018 | by Professor Mark

Leah McHenry is a Gothic Celtic singer from British Columbia, Canada. I have reviewed her albums in the past so when I found out she had a new album coming out, The Quest, I knew I... Read More

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North Atlantic Oscillation - Grind Show

North Atlantic Oscillation – Grind Show

Published on 5th November 2018 | by Phil Hall

This, from the official press release: “… a dramatic shift into more accessible territory: pop, electronica, rock & even folk elements …” I’ve been honoured and able to call Sam Healy my friend for a couple... Read More

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Public Service Broadcasting - White Star Liner EP

Public Service Broadcasting – White Star Liner [EP]

Published on 4th November 2018 | by Leo Trimming

Public Service Broadcasting (PSB) are in danger of becoming ‘National Treasures’ with their penchant for musically documenting stories from history that resonate with people, whether they are about war time, the Space Race or industrial history.... Read More

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