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Anouar Brahem - Blue Maqams

Anouar Brahem – Blue Maqams

Published on 17th November 2017 | by Zachary Nathanson

Whenever I would listen to Sid Smith’s Podcasts from the Yellow Room, I would imagine that a spider was creeping underneath my arm and giving me goose bumps, not just from discovering reissues, but also artists... Read More


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Drought On Mars – Autumn Leaves

Drought On Mars – Autumn Leaves

Published on 16th November 2017 | by Professor Mark

Drought On Mars hail from Bridgnorth, Shropshire in the U.K. and is another excellent new band which I found on CDBaby.com. The key to this band is the melancholic, but beautiful vocals of Vicky Kempner, whose... Read More


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Tiger Moth Tales - The Depths of Winter

Tiger Moth Tales – The Depths of Winter

Published on 15th November 2017 | by Jez Rowden

Peter Jones has been making quite a name for himself in prog circles in the last few years, largely on the back of his hugely impressive live shows, both solo and in conjunction with Red Bazar,... Read More


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Circu5 - Circu5

Circu5 – Circu5

Published on 14th November 2017 | by Tony Colvill

In a year where there seem to be more concept albums than ever and backed by a couple of alleged psychological observations this is, in Sigmund Freud sotto voce, “Very Interesting”. The premise is thus: “It... Read More


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PFM - Emotional Tattoos

PFM – Emotional Tattoos

Published on 13th November 2017 | by Andrew Halley

PFM had a career bunk up when Greg Lake introduced them to ELP’s Manticore label and Pete Sinfield’s poetic English lyrics in the late ’70s. Returning to Italy, the group’s output has been mainly Italian based... Read More


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I Am The Manic Whale – Gathering the Waters

I Am The Manic Whale – Gathering the Waters

Published on 11th November 2017 | by Tony Colvill

Okay, another crowd funder and another punt not heard. No idea beforehand but very satisfied with the results. I could end it there, that could be the review! But it deserves more, another sentence at least.... Read More


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Lorenzo Feliciati – Elevator Man

Lorenzo Feliciati – Elevator Man

Published on 10th November 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

Italian bass guitarist Lorenzo Feliciati, in between supplying the lower register for several bands from the RareNoise stable including Mumpbeak, Berserk!, Naked Truth, and Twinscape, has found the time to make his own records, the last... Read More


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Simen Lyngroth - Take All The Land

Simen Lyngroth – Take All The Land

Published on 10th November 2017 | by John Wenlock-Smith

I am, as any who knows me will testify, fascinated by new music in its many guises, and if something catches my interest I will seek it out. This album is one such example. I read... Read More


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Samuel Hällkvist – Variety of Rhythm

Samuel Hällkvist – Variety of Rhythm

Published on 9th November 2017 | by Mel Allen

Two years ago I was pleased to discover the music of Swedish guitar player Samuel Hällkvist when I reviewed his Variety of Live. This current release Variety of Rhythm completes a cycle that began with 2012’s... Read More


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