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Rick Wakeman - Softsword

Rick Wakeman – Softsword

Published on 15th August 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

As with previous Rick Wakeman’s works, Softsword takes its concept from medieval English history and here the inspiration is drawn from the life of King John and the events surrounding the signing of the Magna Carta. The album title... Read More


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Marco Minnemann - Eeps

Marco Minnemann – Eeps

Published on 12th August 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

Should there be any further proof needed as to Marco Minnemann’s undoubtable skills as a musician then this latest solo album provides evidence in abundance. Now his skills as an innovative, world class drummer need no further... Read More


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Vezhlivy Otkaz – Geranium

Vezhlivy Otkaz – Geranium

Published on 11th August 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

I have here before me an album originally released in 2002, then re-released in 2013 with a bonus DVD of live performances taken from a 2006 TV performance and elsewhere, and now being given distribution by... Read More


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Hominido - Estirpe Litica

Homínido – Estirpe Lítica

Published on 10th August 2014 | by Jez Rowden

Out of the blue in 2007 I received a couple of CDs to review by a Chilean band with the bizarre name of La Desooorden – I still don’t know why there is an extra ‘o’... Read More


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Led Bib – The People In Your Neighbourhood

Led Bib – The People In Your Neighbourhood

Published on 5th August 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

The correct (heheh…) spelling of the word “neighbourhood” indicates that this raucous bunch hail from the UK. They formed 10 or so years ago as student band and quickly established a name for themselves on the... Read More


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Esthema - Long Goodbye

Esthema – Long Goodbye

Published on 3rd August 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

With the multitude of releases, increasingly so under the progressive banner, it comes as no surprise that many fine albums drift under the radar. Those of a more unusual, experimental and of a wholly instrumental nature... Read More


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Earthling Society – England Have My Bones

Earthling Society – England Have My Bones

Published on 2nd August 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

And so Earthling Society, a criminally ignored bunch of freaks stuck out on the edge of a murky foul-smelling estuary way up North send me their latest offering to the indifferent gods of not-so-popular taste. Lauded... Read More


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Tohpati – Tribal Dance

Tohpati – Tribal Dance

Published on 31st July 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

With his third release for Moonjune Records under his own name, Indonesian guitar virtuoso Tohpati dispenses with the bluesy feel of last year’s Riot album, and with Tribal Dance melds ethnic melodies to an advanced form... Read More


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Heylel - Nubulae

Heylel – Nebulae

Published on 29th July 2014 | by Brian McAllister

This is the debut offering from a Portuguese four-piece described in their publicity material as an alternative prog rock band with a Gothic twist and is one of the most mystifying albums I’ve heard for a... Read More


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