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Malcolm Smith - We Were Here

Malcolm Smith – We Were Here

Published on 25th May 2015 | by Bob Mulvey

We Were Here is the first solo album from US composer and guitarist Malcolm Smith, a name perhaps not too familiar to many, so where he comes from may be of interest. He emerged towards the... Read More


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Not A Good Sign - From A Distance

Not A Good Sign – From A Distance

Published on 24th May 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

With their debut album being one of my favourites of 2013, the arrival of the highly anticipated new album from Italian eclectic progressive rock band Not A Good Sign was always going to be greeted with... Read More


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Tom Slatter - Fit The Fourth

Tom Slatter – Fit The Fourth

Published on 21st May 2015 | by Phil Lively

When I first heard of Tammy Slater I thought: “Hmmm”. For most of her day Tammy is high on a cocktail of Baby Bio and diet pills from the 1950s. At night she drags herself by... Read More


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The Nerve Institute - Fictions

The Nerve Institute – Fictions

Published on 17th May 2015 | by Jez Rowden

From the Hieronymus Bosch cover art you know that the contents is likely to be something unusual, and so it is as Mike Judge takes us on another journey into some strange but very satisfying musical... Read More


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Cross - Da Capo

Cross – Da Capo

Published on 16th May 2015 | by Leo Trimming

Cross have been described as a ‘neo-prog’ band from Sweden, headed by multi-instrumentalist, Hansi Cross, which have been going since 1988, although this is the first time I have heard the band. The working title for... Read More


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Dave Bainbridge - Celestial Fire

Dave Bainbridge – Celestial Fire

Published on 13th May 2015 | by Bob Mulvey

Ten years after the release of his first solo album, composer and multi-instrumentalist Dave Bainbridge returns with his second release, and whereas Veil Of Gossamer had the trappings of a solo album – no criticism intended... Read More


Album Reissues

Keith Emerson – At The Movies

Keith Emerson – At The Movies

Published on 11th May 2015 | by Bob Mulvey

In general I’m not a huge fan of compilations, preferring, in the most part, to purchase the original albums and if necessary create my own “best of”. In the case of Mr Emerson’s previous band this would... Read More


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