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Susan Clynes ~ Life Is...

Susan Clynes – Life Is…

Published on 6th March 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

After releasing her first album Sugar For A Dream back in 2005, Susan Clynes continued with her studies rather than pursuing the singer-songwriter dream, eventually obtaining a master’s degree in composition from Ghent Conservatory. My first musical... Read More


Album Reviews

The Twenty Committee - A Lifeblood Psalm

The Twenty Committee – A Lifeblood Psalm

Published on 26th February 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

With the numerous annual progressive rock polls, now finalised for 2013, a serious contender for best newcomer may well have been The Twenty Committee. Somewhat overlooked methinks were this five piece, New Jersey based band, who... Read More


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The Crimson ProjeKCt ~ Live In Tokyo

The Crimson ProjeKCt – Live in Tokyo

Published on 22nd February 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

About to be released to coincide with their world tour, The Crimson ProjeKCT’s Live in Tokyo showcases the Fripp-approved double trio storming their way through a set of mid to late period Crimsoid classics with all... Read More


Album Reissues

Andy Summers ~ Synaesthesia

Andy Summers – Synaesthesia

Published on 19th February 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

Although I’m sure the name will be familiar to all, Andy Summers’ inclusion in a progressive rock website may raise a few eyebrows. Granted his work with The Police earned him his household name, however Andy... Read More


Album Reviews

Hejira ~ Prayer Before Birth

Hejira – Prayer Before Birth

Published on 18th February 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

This latest addition to Roger’s EclecKtic Corner is another courtesy of a trawl through Sid Smith’s Best Albums of 2013 for bands that went under my radar last year. Hejira are a newish band from London... Read More


Album Reviews

A Cosmic Trail - II: Mistral

A Cosmic Trail – II: Mistral

Published on 8th February 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

This German band released their debut album, The Outer Planes, in 2010, and just under a year ago presented us with their second set, the all-instrumental II: Mistral. Their sound is a mix of prog-metal moves... Read More


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Mumpbeak ~ Mumpbeak

Mumpbeak – Mumpbeak

Published on 6th February 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

The loose-limbed combo that is Mumpbeak was the idea of keyboard player Roy Powell who, not that you would know it, here restricts himself to a Hohner clavinet, the sounds from which are pulled, stretched, distorted... Read More


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Frequency Drift ~ Over

Frequency Drift – Over

Published on 27th January 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

Formed in 2007 by composer, keyboard player and multi-instrumentalist Andreas Hack, Frequency Drift are a unit that have crafted their art, producing more and more assured albums with each outing. This, their fifth studio recording, finds them... Read More


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Transatlantic ~ Kaleidoscope

Transatlantic – Kaleidoscope

Published on 26th January 2014 | by Dave Baird

It’s a sobering thought to reflect that Transatlantic first formed in 1999, and such is the presence they have, it is hard to believe that Kaleidoscope is only their fourth studio album. Following Neal’s departure from... Read More


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