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Minor Giant - On The Road

Minor Giant – On The Road

Published on 26th October 2014 | by Brian McAllister

I’ve now spent quite a few weeks, on and off, trying to put together a comprehensive and well considered review of this album and I have to admit that what I’ve ended up with is neither,... Read More

Album Reviews

Moraine - Groundswell

Moraine – Groundswell

Published on 21st October 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

I would imagine if you were one of a mere 297 souls living on a tiny island group whose main and probably only claim to fame is that it is the most remote inhabited archipelago in... Read More

Album Reviews

Steve Rothery Band - Live In Rome

Steve Rothery Band – Live In Rome

Published on 19th October 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

This much cited guitarist has waited a long time to release his first solo album, over thirty years in fact. Although there had been previous offers initially at the time of Misplaced Childhood (85) and later... Read More

Album Reviews

Opeth - Pale Communion

Opeth – Pale Communion

Published on 18th October 2014 | by Jez Rowden

The eleventh release from Swedish chameleons Opeth, Pale Communion has been much anticipated after the change of direction that occurred with 2011’s Heritage. That album split the fanbase somewhat with a change of style towards more... Read More

Album Reviews

MoeTar - Entropy Of The Century

Moe Tar – Entropy Of The Century

Published on 11th October 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

San Francisco band Moe Tar up the ante considerably on their abundantly confident and assured second album Entropy Of The Century. Not to say that their debut From These Small Seeds was anything short of a... Read More

Album Reissues

Sanguine Hum - Live In America

Sanguine Hum – Live In America

Published on 9th October 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

Prior to their ROSfest performance in 2012, Sanguine Hum had recently signed to the Esoteric Antenna label, (a division of Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records), for the release of the Diving Bell (12) album and it therefore... Read More

Album Reviews

DC Sound Collective - Rotation

DC Sound Collective – Rotation

Published on 7th October 2014 | by Brian McAllister

I certainly didn’t make things easy for myself when I chose this album to review at random from the list of those submitted to the Progressive Aspect. The name of the artists was immediately intriguing, as... Read More

Album Reviews

PoiL – Brossaklitt

PoiL – Brossaklitt

Published on 4th October 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

With their third album Brossaklitt Lyon-based French trio PoiL have dropped a sonic bomb on my preconceptions. Whatever you may have considered to be avant-garde rock music in the past is taken somewhere very different with... Read More

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