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Jon And Vangelis ~ Page Of Life

Jon And Vangelis – Page Of Life

Published on 30th May 2014 | by Basil Francis

With the advent of compact discs, the generation of musicians used to the vinyl format were having a crisis of faith. First and foremost, artists were unsure how much to use the new space afforded to... Read More


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IQ ~ The Road To Bones

IQ – The Road of Bones

Published on 29th May 2014 | by Jez Rowden

The IQ cycle of 4 or 5 years between albums which has been their preferred mode for the last two decades continues with The Road of Bones, their first new music since 2009’s Frequency. That was... Read More


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Jeff Green ~ Elder Creek

Jeff Green Project – Elder Creek

Published on 26th May 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

Like many, I first came across Jeff Green a few years back with the release of his debut solo album Jessica, his heartfelt musical tribute for the loss of his daughter. His second album Elder Creek... Read More


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Billy Bottle & The Multiple ~ Unrecorded Beam

Billy Bottle & The Multiple – Unrecorded Beam

Published on 18th May 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Billy Bottle is a pianist and multi-instrumentalist, best known as a member of jazz luminary Mike Westbrook’s Big Band. Billy’s own occasional group The Multiple is led by the accomplished vocals of Martine Waltier and the... Read More


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Resistor ~ To The Stars

Resistor – To The Stars

Published on 12th May 2014 | by Brian McAllister

Much to my regret, Resistor is a band which had completely evaded my musical radar until I heard a 14 minute epic track which their main man, Steve Unruh contributed to The Samurai Of Prog album... Read More


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Sontaag - Sontaag

Sontaag – Sontaag

Published on 10th May 2014 | by Jez Rowden

The self-titled début album from Sontaag is a concept piece that sees the core duo of Richard Sontaag (composition and instruments) and Ian Fortnam (words and voice) helped out here and there by drummer Milo Venter... Read More


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Colin Edwin & Lorenzo Feliciati – Twinscapes

Colin Edwin & Lorenzo Feliciati – Twinscapes

Published on 9th May 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

A bass clef three hander awaits the adventurous listener in Twinscapes. Written and performed by Colin Edwin of Porcupine Tree fame, and his Italian colleague Lorenzo Feliciati, whom I last came across as part of the... Read More


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Nick Magnus ~ N'Monix

Nick Magnus – n’monix

Published on 6th May 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

Nick Magnus returns with his fifth studio and the follow up to the excellent Children Of Another God (2010). He is joined once again by Steve Hackett and Pete Hicks who rekindle their musical partnership which began... Read More


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Minibus Pimps ~ Cloud To Ground

Minibus Pimps – Cloud To Ground

Published on 4th May 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Seemingly positioning himself furthest from the Led Zeppelin spotlight back in the day, John Paul Jones is proof of the old adage “watch out for the quiet ones”. In those confused daze John Paul Jones was... Read More


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Xavi Reija ~ Resolution

Xavi Reija – Resolution

Published on 28th April 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Previously a quintet featuring keyboards and sax, now a trio, Xavi Reija’s band does things a drums/bass/guitar line up should not be able to, creating splendidly intuitive avant jazz rock suites that do not suffer the... Read More


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