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simakDialog - Live At Orion

simakDialog – Live At Orion

Published on 9th March 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

Ah, that’s more like it… after a bit of a diversion in my reviews, covering books, singer-songwriters, DIY punks and cover version albums over on my blog this marvellous album is like returning home after a... Read More

Album Reissues

Vezhlivy Otkaz – Go to it!..

Vezhlivy Otkaz – Go to it!..

Published on 8th March 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

My second foray into the weird and wonderful world of Vezhlivy Otkaz, which translates as “Polite Refusal” comes with this 1992 album re-released last year by distributors AltrOck. If Geranium, my first encounter with The Polites... Read More

Album Reissues

Bakerloo - Bakerloo

Bakerloo – Bakerloo

Published on 3rd March 2015 | by Leo Trimming

Deep under London there are 40 underground railway stations that are no longer in use for various reasons, presumably with lines that used to have some purpose historically but no longer go anywhere. They remain a... Read More

Album Reviews

The Blue Ship – The Executioner’s Lover

The Blue Ship – The Executioner’s Lover

Published on 25th February 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

The Blue Ship is a Scottish ensemble led by the instrumentally multi-talented composer and gifted singer Paul Napier. This is their first album, released last year on quality Italian avant-rock label AltrOck. On The Executioner’s Lover,... Read More

Album Reviews

John Bassett - Unearth & Arcade Messiah

John Bassett – Unearth | Arcade Messiah

Published on 24th February 2015 | by Bob Mulvey

I chose to review these two albums together, as not only do they offer two diametrically opposed sides to the music of John Bassett, but also a different slant on his work with KingBathmat. Of the latter, summer 2013... Read More

Album Reviews

Dylan Ryan Sand - Circa

Dylan Ryan Sand – Circa

Published on 20th February 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

In a stylistic departure for Cuneiform, here we have an album of full-on in your face power trio music, albeit anchored to the Washington DC’s label’s traditions by a strong jazz sensibility, this time in the... Read More

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Andy Jackson - Signal To Noise

Andy Jackson – Signal To Noise

Published on 19th February 2015 | by Leo Trimming

Andy Jackson, well known as the producer of Pink Floyd since the early 80’s, has now made his own fascinating record. It is fitting that such a renowned producer would use as his album title the... Read More

Album Reviews

Karda Estra - Strange Relations

Karda Estra – Strange Relations

Published on 18th February 2015 | by Jez Rowden

Richard Wileman has been quietly going about releasing quality music under the Karda Estra banner since the late ’90s and Strange Relations is the eleventh album to date. His subtle instrumental mix of jazz, classical and... Read More

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