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Levin Brothers

Levin Brothers – Levin Brothers

Published on 4th September 2014 | by Jez Rowden

The phrase “no introduction necessary” is often over used but it surely applies to Tony Levin, probably the best known and hardest working bass player around. Despite being most familiar for his long associations with Peter... Read More

Album Reissues

Neil's Heavy Concept Album

Neil’s Heavy Concept Album

Published on 31st August 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

As Neil’s Heavy Concept Album had been unavailable for many years the Esoteric Recordings (Cherry Red Records) team took it upon themselves to restore this missing whimsical oddment and along with the customary re-mastering this reissue... Read More

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Sunn O))) & Ulver – Terrestrials

Published on 28th August 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Four years in the making, Terrestrials is a collaboration between two beacons of alternative music, shining their black light at one another across the vastness of the tumultuous Atlantic Ocean and the entire uncaring width of... Read More

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Farpoint - Paint The Dark

Farpoint – Paint The Dark

Published on 26th August 2014 | by Brian McAllister

This is the sixth studio album from a South Carolina five-piece who have been plying their trade since way back in 1997, but who have evaded my attention until now, and who state that their vision... Read More

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Richard Pinhas & Oren Ambarchi - Tikkun

Richard Pinhas & Oren Ambarchi – Tikkun

Published on 25th August 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

The currently prolific Richard Pinhas, French electronic music pioneer and otherworldly guitar wrangler famed for his exploratory ambient/rock band Heldon returns with a double release on the esteemed Cuneiform label. Whereas Welcome In The Void, created... Read More

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Alex Carpani - 4 Destinies

Alex Carpani – 4 Destinies

Published on 23rd August 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

A name that has regularly cropped up in recent years, is Swiss-born Italian keyboardist and composer Alex Carpani. I’ve heard a couple of pieces by him previously, but for whatever reason he seems to have always... Read More

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Pingvinorkestern - Push

Pingvinorkestern – Push

Published on 19th August 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

Hailing from Malmö in southern Sweden, Pingvinorkestern unsurprisingly take their name and ethos from that mildly eccentric English institution, the Penguin Café Orchestra. Similarly fusing pop, folk, classical and general quirkiness, but with a modernistic bent,... Read More

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