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A Different Aspect

Book ADA

Book ADA

Published on 6th October 2020 | by Roger Trenwith

In this update we feature: • Stephen Hanley & Olivia Piekarski – Life Inside The Fall • Mike Barnes – A New Day Yesterday: UK Progressive Rock & The 1970s • Ed Vulliamy – When Words... Read More


Jimmy Page The Definitive Biography

Chris Salewicz – Jimmy Page: The Definitive Biography

Published on 7th February 2019 | by Roger Trenwith

The problem with most biographies is that ultimately any insight they give is mere speculation. Unless the biographer is or was particularly close to their subject, that speculation is just another opinion to be taken no... Read More


Yes - On Track

Stephen Lambe – Yes On Track

Published on 19th January 2019 | by Jez Rowden

As an offshoot of their Sonicbond music label, Summer’s End Festival supremos Huw Lloyd Jones and Stephen Lambe have recently initiated Sonicbond Publishing, their current crop of releases including a variety of film and sound related... Read More


Richard Macphail - My Book of Genesis

Richard Macphail – My Book Of Genesis

Published on 16th November 2018 | by Roger Trenwith

I remember, long, long ago, being curious as to the purpose of the happy looking chap in the top hat on the inside cover of Foxtrot, the very first Genesis album I bought, probably around 1974... Read More

Album Reviews

THRAK by King Crimson - The Complete Scores

THRAK by King Crimson – The Complete Scores

Published on 7th February 2018 | by Eric Strother

Former King Crimson member Trey Gunn has partnered with Gabriel Riccio to create a set of full-band transcriptions of the band’s 1995 release THRAK. They do a good job not only of transferring those recorded performances... Read More


Phil Collins - Not Dead Yet

Phil Collins – Not Dead Yet

Published on 15th April 2017 | by Rob Fisher

Time and public perception have been neither kind nor entirely fair to Phil Collins. A hugely impressive song-writer, musician, performer and (to a lesser extent) actor, his prolific success in the mid ’90s made him an... Read More


Paul Morley - The Age of Bowie

Paul Morley – The Age of Bowie

Published on 27th March 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

Back in the days of the tabloid-sized music weeklies, or “inkies” as they were known, for a period from the mid ’70s until the early ’80s the NME was my music Bible. It was The Guardian... Read More


Opeth - Book of Opeth

Opeth – Book of Opeth

Published on 27th April 2016 | by Jez Rowden

Here’s something a little different for TPA. As part of their twenty-fifth anniversary, Opeth embarked on putting together a book, an inside look at the band from the perspective of the people who were there. Now... Read More

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