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Nine Skies - Sweetheart Grips

Nine Skies – Sweetheart Grips

Published on 9th December 2019 | by John Wenlock-Smith

This review concerns the latest album from French Neo-Proggers Nine Skies, a collection of twelve thematically linked songs that unfold a story of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as experienced by soldiers in wartime. Appropriately, the review... Read More

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Noisepoetnobody - Concrete Vitalist

Noisepoetnobody – Concrete Vitalist

Published on 8th December 2019 | by Phil Lively

When the opportunity came to review Concrete Vitalist, I had to review it. I didn’t know why, but I felt compelled. It turns out that, some time ago, while I was dabbling with making some ambient... Read More

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Ecratis - The Artificial Spirit

Ectratis – The Artificial Spirit

Published on 7th December 2019 | by Sue Smith

Okay, Croatian prog, an oxymoron waiting to happen one thinks, as nothing quite like this has strayed across my musical radar until now. The brainchild and driving force behind this album, indeed, project, is a young... Read More

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Yogi Lang - A Way Out of Here

Yogi Lang – A Way Out of Here

Published on 6th December 2019 | by Graham Thomas

Well, what a pleasant surprise this release is! I’m not particularly an aficionado of RPWL, so whilst I might have reasonably expected some sort of Floydian feel to frontman Yogi Lang’s second solo effort, I wasn’t... Read More

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Franck Carducci - The Answer

Franck Carducci – The Answer

Published on 5th December 2019 | by Leo Trimming

Flamboyant French rock musician Franck Carducci, with his very talented band, is becoming increasingly well known for his entertaining and spectacular live shows, full of eye-catching theatre, humour and high-quality musicianship, conveyed with great style and... Read More

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Yes - From A Page

Yes – From A Page

Published on 4th December 2019 | by John Wenlock-Smith

This release came right out of the blue with little fanfare and little advance press release. There was no huge media PR campaign, it seemed to emerge from the mists of time in a somewhat unusual... Read More

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Frank Wyatt - Zeitgeist

Frank Wyatt & Friends – Zeitgeist

Published on 3rd December 2019 | by Kevan Furbank

Sometimes great art can come out of adversity. Take the case of Happy The Man founder Frank Wyatt. Five years ago he was diagnosed with ‘the Big C’ and told that time was short. But he... Read More

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Martin Archer – Anthropology Band

Martin Archer – Anthropology Band

Published on 1st December 2019 | by Roger Trenwith

Martin Archer, creative hub of the Sheffield jazz/avant music scene, and main man behind Discus Music, has realised a long-held ambition with this album, presenting the same music in two strikingly different formats. The former relays... Read More

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RPWL - Live from Outer Space

RPWL – Live from Outer Space

Published on 30th November 2019 | by Leo Trimming

Earlier this year German progressive rock band RPWL toured Europe and the U.K. with their latest album, Tales from Outer Space, seemingly inspired by science fiction, although these tales shone a rather stark satirical light on... Read More

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