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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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Rick Wakeman - Softsword

Rick Wakeman – Softsword

Published on 15th August 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

As with previous Rick Wakeman’s works, Softsword takes its concept from medieval English history and here the inspiration is drawn from the life of King John and the events surrounding the signing of the Magna Carta. The album title... Read More

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Marco Minnemann - Eeps

Marco Minnemann – Eeps

Published on 12th August 2014 | by Bob Mulvey

Should there be any further proof needed as to Marco Minnemann’s undoubtable skills as a musician then this latest solo album provides evidence in abundance. Now his skills as an innovative, world class drummer need no further... Read More

Album Reissues

Vezhlivy Otkaz – Geranium

Vezhlivy Otkaz – Geranium

Published on 11th August 2014 | by Roger Trenwith

I have here before me an album originally released in 2002, then re-released in 2013 with a bonus DVD of live performances taken from a 2006 TV performance and elsewhere, and now being given distribution by... Read More

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Hominido - Estirpe Litica

Homínido – Estirpe Lítica

Published on 10th August 2014 | by Jez Rowden

Out of the blue in 2007 I received a couple of CDs to review by a Chilean band with the bizarre name of La Desooorden – I still don’t know why there is an extra ‘o’... Read More

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