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Yagull - Yuna

Yagull – Yuna

Published on 21st May 2019 | by Zachary Nathanson

It’s been two years since I first discovered the music of Yagull, when I came across their debut album Films, released back in 2012. I was quite taken aback by how pianist Kana Kamitsubo and guitarist... Read More

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Isildurs Bane & Peter Hammill - In Amazonia

Isildurs Bane & Peter Hammill – In Amazonia

Published on 17th May 2019 | by Mel Allen

Isuldurs Bane have a long history of making exciting and interesting music, pushing boundaries, taking risks and expanding the always varied musical palette with their unique brand of chamber rock. The ensemble has always been a... Read More

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Nova Cascade - Above All Else

Nova Cascade – Above All Else

Published on 15th May 2019 | by Leo Trimming

Nova Cascade have a curious genesis, apparently formed in an online gaming chatroom which developed into a musical project involving musicians swapping music files many miles apart in Europe and America. Eventually they gathered enough material... Read More

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Ken Aihara - Multiverse

Ken Aihara – Multiverse

Published on 14th May 2019 | by Andrew Halley

New York-based Japanese keyboardist Ken Aihara’s latest contribution to the always welcome genre of jazz-fusion is titled Multiverse and it’s right up there with all the ensembles that have furrowed this muso path. There’s always going... Read More

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La Coscienza di Zeno – Una Vita Migliore

Published on 13th May 2019 | by Zachary Nathanson

For nearly thirteen years, La Coscienza di Zeno have taken the genre of Rock Progressivo Italiano (RPI) a step further, keeping the machine going. With three albums in the can plus a live album, La Coscienza... Read More

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Teeth Of The Sea – Wraith

Published on 12th May 2019 | by Roger Trenwith

London based trio Teeth Of The Sea would be an ideal band to soundtrack the forthcoming apocalypse, what with their nightmarish yet strangely groovy missives, last evidenced on 2015’s essential Highly Deadly Black Tarantula, a howl... Read More

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Cyril – The Way Through

Published on 10th May 2019 | by Rob Fisher

Looking back over the moments which make up a life. Memories, despite what we succeed in telling ourselves, still surprisingly raw even with the passing of time; the wincing pangs of embarrassment which, years later, still... Read More

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