Rain - Radio Silence

Rain – Radio Silence

If it doesn’t Rain, it pours… and in their new release, Radio Silence, Rain certainly do pour forth with an eclectic cascade of songs, played with great style and assurance. In their unexpected and celebrated debut album, Singularity, Rain responded…

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EBB - Mad & Killing Time

EBB – Mad & Killing Time

Any band which includes members called ‘Bad Dog’ and ‘Kitty Biscuits’ are probably worthy of anyone’s curiosity. Such curiosity is further stimulated by discovering that the fabulously named ‘Kitty Biscuits’ also provides ‘spoken word poetry’ for this new band… but…

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Glen Brielle - Still

Glen Brielle – Still

Some albums surprise and enchant you. Still by Glen Brielle was handed to me at the splendid Abel Ganz curated Prog Before Christmas event, in Glasgow last November, by Hugh Carter with a polite request to review his first solo…

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Riverside - ID.Entity

Riverside – ID. Entity

ID. Entity is Riverside’s first album since 2018’s cathartic Wasteland, and as the title suggests, this release very much focuses on their exploration of identity, including their own. Riverside have been through tough times, most obviously the tragic loss of…

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Prog Before Xmas 2022

Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow Saturday, 26th November 2022 ‘Twas the month before Christmas and our intrepid TPA scribe and his faithful companion Bronwen got up before they went to bed and flew to a distant land up North. Many…

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