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Ciccada – The Finest Of Miracles

Published on 1st April 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

Athens group Ciccada’s first album A Child In The Mirror came out on AltrOck subsidiary Fading Records in 2005 and garnered some favourable reviews. Ten years later, here’s the follow up, the rather charming The Finest... Read More

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Steve Hackett - Wolflight

Steve Hackett – Wolflight

Published on 30th March 2015 | by Leo Trimming

What can an artist do after having massive success going round the world reviving the music of the golden era of one of the greatest bands in Progressive Rock history? Well, what Steve Hackett chooses to... Read More

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Syndone - Odysseas

Syndone – Odysséas

Published on 29th March 2015 | by Tony Colvill

And so the mistral swept down from the Alps, bringing a breath of fresh air, and carried on that wind a little renaissance Italian progressive rock. I think I’m in love. I don’t speak Italian but... Read More

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Tesla Manaf – Tesla Manaf

Tesla Manaf – Tesla Manaf

Published on 28th March 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

This is two albums on one CD, and the first is entitled A Man’s Relationship With His Fragile Area. Well, if nothing else, that has got your attention, has it not? To use a British expression,... Read More

Album Reissues

Panic Room - Satellite: Deluxe CD/DVD Expanded Edition

Panic Room – Satellite

Published on 27th March 2015 | by Tom Waring

This newly packaged reissue of Satellite from Esoteric Recordings is a superb little set, it contains brand new cover artwork and comes with two discs, the CD contains the original Satellite album, whereas the second disc... Read More

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Heliopolis - City Of The Sun

Heliopolis – City Of The Sun

Published on 25th March 2015 | by Tony Colvill

It is always difficult to review a release that has been declared “Album of the Year” by others; your expectations are heightened with a sense of anticipation and half an ear is on the plaudits you... Read More

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Van der Graaf Generator - Merlin Atmos

Van der Graaf Generator – Merlin Atmos

Published on 24th March 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

Never averse to taking risks, all incarnations of Van der Graaf Generator were and are as close to the dictionary definition of “progressive” as any other band you care to mention. It goes without saying, but... Read More

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Aisles - 4:45 am

Aisles – 4:45 AM

Published on 16th March 2015 | by Tony Colvill

Aisles are a Chilean prog rock band formed a number of years ago and 4:45 am is their third release, issued in 2013 that somehow seems to have slipped through the net. They cite the usual stalwarts as... Read More

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