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The Move - Looking On

The Move – Looking On

Published on 16th November 2016 | by Roger Trenwith

The marvellous cross-genre Leicester band Family had a U.K. hit earlier in the same year Looking On was released called Strange Band, which certainly applied to them, but could also have been just as easily a... Read More


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IZZ – Ampersand: Volume 2

Published on 15th November 2016 | by Professor Mark

IZZ, that quirky New York band that makes some very fine progressive rock music, is off on another pop-oriented compilation. Ampersand: Volume 2 is a collection of songs that explore the different strengths of their sound... Read More


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Mike Keneally - Scambot 2

Mike Keneally – Scambot 2

Published on 13th November 2016 | by Jez Rowden

Anyone who has spent any time with Mike Keneally’s Scambot 1 album from 2009, or indeed any of his other albums, will be aware that Mike is a very strange man – and more power to... Read More


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Deus Ex Machina - Devoto

Deus Ex Machina – Devoto

Published on 10th November 2016 | by Roger Trenwith

Back after an eight-year hiatus, previously long running Italian progressive rock band Deus Ex Machina return refreshed, and with their batteries charged to the max release all that pent up energy in an album of joyously... Read More


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The Sea Nymphs - On The Dry Land

The Sea Nymphs – On the Dry Land

Published on 8th November 2016 | by Jez Rowden

It’s fair to say that in certain quarters this long delayed second album from The Sea Nymphs is one of the most eagerly awaited releases in forever. For those not in the know the response may... Read More


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Dwiki Dharmawan- Pasar Klewer

Dwiki Dharmawan – Pasar Klewer

Published on 7th November 2016 | by Roger Trenwith

Dwiki Dharmawan is a fantastic pianist and another Indonesian treasure unearthed by MoonJune Records’ unending exploration of that country’s vast music scene. It should come as no surprise that in a country with a population of... Read More


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Poor Genetic Material - Absence

Poor Genetic Material – Absence

Published on 4th November 2016 | by Professor Mark

Yes, Poor Genetic Material is back with a new album, Absence, which was released on 16th September 2016 through QuiXote Music. Poor Genetic Material have gone through some personnel changes and the band is now made... Read More


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Crippled Black Phoenix - Bronze

Crippled Black Phoenix – Bronze

Published on 2nd November 2016 | by Mel Allen

I first came across Crippled Black Phoenix when I bought their The Resurrectionist / Night Raider (2009) box set and was taken by their darker Pink Floyd tinged rock leanings. Over their subsequent releases CBP have... Read More


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Colosseum – Live

Colosseum – Live

Published on 30th October 2016 | by Roger Trenwith

When Colosseum played their final gig on 28th February 2015 at Shepherd’s Bush Empire they brought to a close the career of one of the first and most influential U.K. jazz rock bands. Fittingly, the line... Read More


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