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Chat Noir – Elec3Cities

Chat Noir – Elec3Cities

Published on 8th December 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Chat Noir are an Italian trio, now up to their fifth album, who play an intriguing mix of piano jazz and electronica. The “Effects” suffix of all three players’ instrument listings below is what makes this... Read More


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Goat - Commune

Goat – Commune

Published on 8th December 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

The Traveller arrives in the lost wilderness town of Korpilombolo, a settlement where they practice the Olde Religion, and one that would suit being called “two horse” if the equine creatures could survive outdoors up here,... Read More


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Emmett Elvin - Bloody Marvels

Emmett Elvin – Bloody Marvels

Published on 7th December 2014 | by Jez Rowden

Emmett Elvin must slice himself very finely to get enough time to be part of Guapo, Knifeworld, Chrome Hoof and others as well as attend to his artwork. Most will be aware of him via his... Read More


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Lunar Rossa - Secrets & Lies

Luna Rossa – Secrets & Lies

Published on 6th December 2014 | by Jez Rowden

Great music is simply great music no matter what label or genre tag you apply to it so we’ll be having none of that “but is it Prog?” debate with this one! A side project for... Read More


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Tin Spirits - Scorch

Tin Spirits – Scorch

Published on 29th November 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Swindon band Tin Spirits return with their second album to the introductory slowed down sound of a match being struck and then burning, an aural image that is repeated in the visual of the cover artwork.... Read More


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Kaipa - Sattyg

Kaipa – Sattyg

Published on 23rd November 2014 | by Jez Rowden

An introspective intro leaps into heartfelt exaltations from Aleena Gibson at the top of her range, echoing as if across a silent Scandinavian lake at dusk, and we’re off into a rampaging instrumental overture to open... Read More


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The Mercury Tree - Countenance

The Mercury Tree – Countenance

Published on 18th November 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Ben Spees, guitarist and keyboard player and vocalist with eclectic Portland, Oregon band The Mercury Tree describes Countenance as being “stylistically all over the map” and he is right. Being “all over the map” might often... Read More


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Manning ~ Akoustik #2

Manning – Akoustik #2

Published on 17th November 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

The last few years seem to have taken on a more reflective stance for Guy Manning with two acoustic albums, re-visiting previously released works and last year’s studio release, The Root, The Leaf And The Bone,... Read More


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