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Sanguine Hum – Now We Have Light

Sanguine Hum – Now We Have Light

Published on 23rd April 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

Sub-titled Part One of The Buttered Cat Conspiracy this epic double concept album is a fruition of ideas that Joff Winks and Mat Baber originally had back in the first few years of this century in... Read More

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Gavin Harrison - Cheating The Polygraph

Gavin Harrison – Cheating The Polygraph

Published on 20th April 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

Gavin Harrison is a musician who is always on the lookout for something a bit different. Since Porcupine Tree stopped he has been much in demand, and in addition to guest spots on other’s albums, and... Read More

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Drifting Sun - Trip the Life Fantastic

Drifting Sun – Trip The Life Fantastic

Published on 19th April 2015 | by Tony Colvill

I generally assume that others’ musical tastes are like my own, a musical bouillabaisse, and a melting pot of music for differing moods. By all means I have my favourites, Genesis and Big Big Train currently,... Read More

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Mandala - Midnight Twilight

Mandala – Midnight Twilight

Published on 16th April 2015 | by Phil Lively

Mandala is a Sanskrit word describing a spiritual and ritual symbol used in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the Universe. They place themselves in the genre of Folk-noir / Eastern-influenced progressive rock. But then, who doesn’t these... Read More

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Neil Campbell - eMErgence

Neil Campbell – eMErgence

Published on 15th April 2015 | by Bob Mulvey

With the dust barely settled on Neil Campbell's previous release, Tabula Rasa Suite appearing in November 2014, then the news of another release appearing in March 2015, may cause the cynically inclined to ponder whether this may be a case of quantity over quality. Well there are few more cynical than I, however one thing I have discovered over the last decade is that not only does Neil Campbell constantly surprise, but also - seldom repeats himself. eMErgence is another such album and although in many respects a companion release to Tabula Rasa Suite, it treads a different path... Read More

Album Reissues

Bill Nelson – After The Satellite Sings

Bill Nelson – After The Satellite Sings

Published on 14th April 2015 | by Roger Trenwith

The latest in Esoteric’s series of reissues from the massive back catalogue of singular Yorkshire artist Bill Nelson is this 1995 album, After The Satellite Sings. By 1995 I had largely, if not forgotten about Mr... Read More

Album Reissues

Yesterday - Holdfenykert

Yesterdays – Holdfenykert

Published on 13th April 2015 | by Leo Trimming

Holdfenykert, originally issued in 2006 and recently re-released by Seacrest Oy Records, is the first album by Yesterdays, a Romanian based but ethnically Hungarian progressive rock band. They started out playing Yes covers so it is... Read More

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