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Robert Webb - Liquorish Allsorts

Robert Webb – Liquorish Allsorts

Published on 27th July 2015 | by Bob Mulvey

Brilliant! The album title, that is, and as with the confectionary of a similar name, it neatly captures the varied nature of what is enclosed within the packaging. Robert Webb (RW) has a long history within... Read More

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Tiger Moth Tales - Story Tellers, Part One

Tiger Moth Tales – Story Tellers, Part One

Published on 25th July 2015 | by Phil Lively

Tiger Moth Tales is a solo project from multi-instrumentalist Peter Jones. Many of you will already be familiar with the 2014, Tiger Moth Tales debut album, Cocoon, a charming and often whimsical album. Take a look... Read More

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Montresor - Entelechy

Montresor – Entelechy

Published on 24th July 2015 | by Jez Rowden

An interesting prospect this band from ‘The Land Downunder’, Melbourne to be precise. An instrumental quartet, Montresor is the work of composer and guitarist Cameron Pikó who assembled a group of like-minded musicians with a love... Read More

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Jim Griffin - The Ranger and the Cleric

Jim Griffin – The Ranger & The Cleric

Published on 23rd July 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

Jim Griffin is an Irish musician and former frontman of Celtic rockers The Fewer, The Better, and he has been writing and recording this solo album over a number of years. Based around a tale that... Read More

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TFATD - Magnet EP

The Fierce And The Dead – Magnet (EP)

Published on 21st July 2015 | by Phil Lively

We are all mere rabbits, tucked up safely in our warren and they are scary, but hopefully benign Bear-Man creatures, capable of destroying all in their path with nothing more than big, scary sound. Whether they... Read More

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Romantic Warriors III

Romantic Warriors III – Canterbury Tales (DVD)

Published on 20th July 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

The third DVD in film-makers’ Adele Schmidt and José Zegarra Holder’s Romantic Warriors documentary series shining the spotlight on progressive rock in all its many forms focuses on the sub-genre named after the cathedral city in... Read More

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Troyka - Ornithophobia

Troyka – Ornithophobia

Published on 14th July 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

The best modern pop music has no boundaries and builds a nest of sonic structures from whatever takes its fancy. An example of this is genre-mashup genius Flying Lotus, whose last album was inspired by driving... Read More

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FM - Transformation

FM – Transformation

Published on 13th July 2015 | by Bob Mulvey

I have to admit to not having any personal history when it comes to Canadian proggers FM, so their “classic period” from the late 70s was an unknown quantity. I say was, as since listening to... Read More

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Lorenzo Feliciati - Koi

Lorenzo Feliciati ‎– Koi

Published on 12th July 2015 | by Bob Mulvey

In 2014 my colleague Roger Trenwith, here at TPA, covered the collaborative Twinscapes release from multi instrumentalist, composer and arranger Lorenzo Feliciati along with Porcupine Tree bass man Colin Edwin. An absorbing album on many levels,... Read More

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