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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


CD Reissues

John Cale & Terry Riley - Church Of Anthrax

John Cale & Terry Riley – Church Of Anthrax

Published on 6th September 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Esoteric Recordings continue to live up to their name with this reissue of the seminal 1971 release resulting from earlier recordings made by two prime movers in the 1960s avant-garde scene. John Cale, not long out... Read More


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Levin Brothers

Levin Brothers – Levin Brothers

Published on 4th September 2014 | by Jez Rowden

The phrase “no introduction necessary” is often over used but it surely applies to Tony Levin, probably the best known and hardest working bass player around. Despite being most familiar for his long associations with Peter... Read More


CD Reissues

Neil's Heavy Concept Album

Neil’s Heavy Concept Album

Published on 31st August 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

As Neil’s Heavy Concept Album had been unavailable for many years the Esoteric Recordings (Cherry Red Records) team took it upon themselves to restore this missing whimsical oddment and along with the customary re-mastering this reissue... Read More


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Sunn O))) & Ulver – Terrestrials

Published on 28th August 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Four years in the making, Terrestrials is a collaboration between two beacons of alternative music, shining their black light at one another across the vastness of the tumultuous Atlantic Ocean and the entire uncaring width of... Read More


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Farpoint - Paint The Dark

Farpoint – Paint The Dark

Published on 26th August 2014 | by Brian McAllister

This is the sixth studio album from a South Carolina five-piece who have been plying their trade since way back in 1997, but who have evaded my attention until now, and who state that their vision... Read More


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