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PoiL – Brossaklitt

PoiL – Brossaklitt

Published on 4th October 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

With their third album Brossaklitt Lyon-based French trio PoiL have dropped a sonic bomb on my preconceptions. Whatever you may have considered to be avant-garde rock music in the past is taken somewhere very different with... Read More


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North Atlantic Oscillation – The Third Day

North Atlantic Oscillation – The Third Day

Published on 3rd October 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Having got the “difficult second album” out of their systems it is often the case that third albums are with hindsight, a turning point, and in some cases the apogee of a band’s career. Think Electric... Read More


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Yggdrazil - Settimo Grado di Separazione

Yggdrazil – Settimo Grado di Separazione

Published on 30th September 2014 | by Basil Francis

A name like Yggdrazil can’t help but leap off the page right at you. The Italian band have taken their name from Norse mythology; if Wikipedia is to be believed, then the Yggdrasil is the large... Read More


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Modest Midget - Crysis

Modest Midget – Crysis

Published on 23rd September 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Netherlands band Modest Midget is the project of one Lonny Ziblat, who amongst other things has a Masters in Classical Composition as well as having studied jazz guitar and orchestral conducting. 2010 saw the release of... Read More


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Jack O’The Clock - Night Loops

Jack O’The Clock – Night Loops

Published on 20th September 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Night Loops is the fourth album from the genre-defying American band Jack O’The Clock, a band I had lost track of since their rather obtuse but still fun second album How Are We Doing And Who... Read More


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Amplifier - Mystoria

Amplifier – Mystoria

Published on 19th September 2014 | by Dave Baird

Amplifier main-man, Sel Balamir, has stated a desire to “put out at least a record every year while we can” and with Mystoria closely following last year’s well-received Echo Street, he’s good to his word. Sel... Read More


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Grus Paridae - Passes By

Grus Paridae – Passes By

Published on 10th September 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

Hailing from Finland, experimental, progressive art-rock duo Grus Paridae offer a brief glimpse of what we might expect from a full length album from them. Passes By is an independent single, released towards the end of... Read More


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Cheeto’s Magazine – Boiling Fowls

Cheeto’s Magazine – Boiling Fowls

Published on 10th September 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

I first came across this band on one of those sprawling Progstravaganza compilations, which only goes to show that wading knee-deep through bedroom recordings that for the most part should have stayed there is occasionally worth... Read More


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