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Afenginn - Klingra

Afenginn – Klingra

Published on 23rd November 2019 | by Jez Rowden

Was it not Jebediah Springfield who once said: “A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man”? Likewise, and with all certainty, music of true quality embiggens the soul, and few artists have a spirit as noble as... Read More

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Jack O'The Clock - Witness

Jack O’The Clock – Witness

Published on 22nd November 2019 | by Roger Trenwith

Living on the wrong side of The Pond, it is highly unlikely I will ever get to see the thoroughly beguiling modern skewed Americana construct who trade under the unlikely name of Jack O’The Clock cast... Read More

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Lacuna Coil - Black Anima

Lacuna Coil – Black Anima

Published on 21st November 2019 | by Tony Colvill

I love the non-cookie monster version of Lacuna Coil, and despite the fact that the said creature is evident in this album, I do find that overall I’m still smiling after the last track. Cristina Scabbia’s... Read More

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Thieves' Kitchen - Genius Loci

Thieves’ Kitchen – Genius Loci

Published on 18th November 2019 | by Jez Rowden

Thieves’ Kitchen have produced some wonderful albums over the last decade and more, seemingly appearing with special new music every four or five years before vanishing again as quickly as they arrived, to pore over their... Read More

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TFATD - Live USA 17

The Fierce & The Dead – Live USA 17

Published on 17th November 2019 | by Rosamund 'Pandarosa' Tomlins

The ever-varying portfolio of The Fierce & The Dead is nicely complemented by this live album, recorded on 7th May 2017, at RoSfest (Rites of Spring Progressive Rock Festival) in Gettysburg, PA. It collects selected tracks... Read More

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Henry Cow

Henry Cow – Cow Box Redux

Published on 16th November 2019 | by Roger Trenwith

This combination of the two volumes of The Road box, both originally released to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Henry Cow in 2008, comes ten years later (sort of… ) as a 50th anniversary celebration of... Read More

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Adventure – New Horizon

Adventure – New Horizon

Published on 15th November 2019 | by Alex Driessen

Adventure, a prog band from Trondheim, Norway, recently released their fourth album, New Horizon, on Apollon Records and sub-label Artemis Prog Records. Adventure was founded in 1995 by guitarist Terje Flessen and keyboardist Odd-Roar Bakken, while... Read More

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Telepath - Mental Mutations

Telepath – Mental Mutations

Published on 11th November 2019 | by Mel Allen

Norwegian-Israeli multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, engineer and producer Jacob Holm-Lupo is well known for his work with White Willow and The Opium Cartel, as well as his remastering work for other artists. Telepath can be regarded as a... Read More

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