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Three Trapped Tigers - Silent Earthling

Three Trapped Tigers – Silent Earthling

Published on 28th May 2016 | by Jez Rowden

“TTT is at the cutting edge of contemporary music. Watch your fingers!” – Brian Eno When Eno says something like that you’d do well to listen. Three Trapped Tigers are an instrumental noise-rock trio from London.... Read More


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iamthemorning - Lighthouse

Iamthemorning – Lighthouse

Published on 27th May 2016 | by Tony Colvill

It doesn’t seem any time at all since Belighted, Iamthemorning have been added to the dictionary and no longer cause spellchecker to throw a wobbly (not that it needs much encouragement). I love Belighted, easily in... Read More


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Hawkwind - The Machine Stops

Hawkwind – The Machine Stops

Published on 25th May 2016 | by Roger Trenwith

This album is like a breath of fresh patchouli’d air wafting unannounced across your nostrils from a wormhole connecting to an alternate universe where Hawkwind are still narrating imminent Sonic Attack. One is transported back to... Read More


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The Samurai of Prog - Lost and Found

The Samurai of Prog – Lost and Found

Published on 22nd May 2016 | by Basil Francis

This is my second encounter with The Samurai of Prog, the first being three years ago when I reviewed their second album, Secrets of Disguise, largely a cover album which didn’t bring very much to the... Read More


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Katatonia - The Fall of Hearts

Katatonia – The Fall of Hearts

Published on 20th May 2016 | by Rob Fisher

Progressive music is profoundly existential. Not only does it capture the spirit of our time, it also resonates with crystal clarity in the generations who live in and through those times. For many of us prog,... Read More


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Messenger - Threnodies

Messenger – Threnodies

Published on 18th May 2016 | by Roger Trenwith

When Romantic poets Messenger arrived on the scene in 2014 with the worshipful offering that was Illusory Blues many sat up and took notice, for here was a band out of time, a band in that... Read More


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Tony Patterson - Equations of Meaning

Tony Patterson – Equations of Meaning

Published on 17th May 2016 | by Tony Colvill

I first heard Tony Patterson with Brendan Eyre on the album Northlands, a texture rich canvas of musical filmscapes reflecting on their Northern backgrounds. I liked it very much in my Southern nancy sort of way.... Read More


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Regna - Meridian

Regna – Meridian [EP]

Published on 16th May 2016 | by Bob Mulvey

Around this time last year, Spanish sextet Regna released their debut EP, Meridian, and since then it seems to have flown under the prog radar – a shame really, as it is enjoyable listen and would... Read More


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The Winstons - The Winstons

The Winstons – The Winstons

Published on 14th May 2016 | by Roger Trenwith

Unashamedly retro, and placed firmly in the shadow of The Soft Machine (indefinite article essential) while imbibing heavily of the heady atmosphere of alternative London in 1967, Italian band The Winstons give the impression that, for... Read More


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