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quaserge - Laisse ca etre

Aquaserge – Laisse ça être

Published on 31st May 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

The fizzing French confection Aquaserge, makers of highly individual left-field pop-prog that explodes on your tongue like sherbert dip (Google it, non-Brits!), released their second album earlier this year. It is a joyous and celebratory affair,... Read More


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Quiet World - The Road

Quiet World – The Road

Published on 30th May 2017 | by Basil Francis

Esoteric have a knack for finding the most obscure records that only bear a passing resemblance or connection to progressive rock. At first glance, The Road seems like an overblown religious folk concept album. And even... Read More


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Kant Freud Kafka - Onirico

Kant Freud Kafka – Onírico

Published on 29th May 2017 | by Rob Fisher

Javi Herrera’s website contains the rather delightful disclaimer that Kant Freud Kafka is not actually related to these three philosophers but is “just a joke amongst friends”. After all, he says, “throwing a bit of good... Read More


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Syncage - Unlike Here

Syncage – Unlike Here

Published on 28th May 2017 | by Mel Allen

Syncage was formed almost a decade ago, by brothers Riccardo and Matteo Nicolin together with their best friends Daniele Tarabini and Matteo Graziani, when they were all teenagers. They have previously released a single, Hellhound in... Read More


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Ayreon - The Source

Ayreon – The Source

Published on 27th May 2017 | by Professor Mark

Arjen Lucassen has returned with a new Ayreon album for 2017, The Source being the latest adventure in the long saga which has been the stalwart concept and story of Lucassen’s discography. The Source is actually... Read More


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Nad Sylvan - The Bride Says No

Nad Sylvan – The Bride Said No

Published on 26th May 2017 | by Kevan Furbank

Well, shiver me timbers and splice the mainbrace (whatever that is). Our favourite pirate-cum-vampire, Nad Sylvan, has risen from the grave with another cracking musical collection that shows he’s more than just a heavily made-up face.... Read More


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Mellow Diamond - American God

Mellow Diamond – American God

Published on 24th May 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

Based in Washington DC, Janel Leppin-Pirog already has one album and a couple of EPs to her name, and an earlier album as a duo with Anthony Pirog, now her husband. Confusingly, her one previous album... Read More


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Patto - Patto & Hold Your Fire

Patto – Patto/Hold Your Fire

Published on 21st May 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

Like most “underground” bands of the turn of the ’60s into the ’70s, Patto emerged butterfly-like from the chrysalis of an earlier pop group. Timebox were a band who specialised in dance-orientated Motown and R&B covers,... Read More


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