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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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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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