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Apr 08 2018

Ra, the continuing dynasty

       Tyneside musician Tony Patterson is about to embark on the continuing dynasty of his 2006 album Ra. Many will remember the epic Egyptian feel of Tony’s eponymous album which to this day remains a firm favourite with me. As Tony has only just announced that work in the studio has just begun there is …

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Apr 02 2018

The Franky Valentyn Project | All In A Dream

Franky Valentyn is an Australian musician based in Blacktown amidst Sydney’s west suburbs. The fact that Franky is a self taught musician with no formal training or ability to read music hasn’t prevented him from being a successful multi instrumentalist and musical director. Proof that talent triumphs over academia.  Having written and recorded music for …

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Apr 02 2018

Riversea | The Tide

Riversea can never be accused of rushing the recording process, their debut album Out Of An Ancient World  being released in the spring of 2012. However, when time and care is taken to pay meticulous attention to detail it shows in the end product. From the outset it is plain to see and hear the …

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Mar 14 2018

March Progcast

What a month eh? March 2018! Cut off by snow drifts and the handicap of driving a sports car had me and many more folks struggling to get to work and socialising.  In a month when we lose one of the greatest minds in the world Stephen Hawkin and from the world of entertainment Sir …

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Feb 21 2018

February Progcast

The weather forecast for Sunday 25th is cold and bleak. Why not get the Sunday lunch sided, put your feet up and listen to my show on ARFM Rock Radio at 2pm till 4pm. As well as celebrating Prog favourites from days of yore like Steve Hackett, Peter Gabriel and Yes, i will be playing …

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Feb 15 2018

There Is No Dark Side Of The Moon……..

This time of year tends to be a dessert in the Prog world.  Let us not be Summer Soldiers as it were this year guys. There are numerous projects about to be released and we as fans/aficionado’s/devotees etc etc are eagerly awaiting the various spoils. The musical calendar in certain quarters of the art is …

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Jan 21 2018

Zeelley Moon | Zeelley Moon

Zeelley Moon is the vehicle for boards man and singer Patrick Molesworth’s original song writing exploits. Pat is a gigging muso in local bands and this comes across in his playing. I always appreciate the competence of seasoned musicians and this collection of ten mostly upbeat tracks is filled to it’s seems with them.  Apart …

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Jan 13 2018

Gleb Kolyadin | Gleb Kolyadin

Who is Gleb Kolyadin? A Russian spy? a novelist? or even a rebel fighter? No, none of these. Gleb as it turns out is a talented Russian pianist who in 2010 formed Iamthemorning with singer and cohort Marjana Semkina, recording three anbums between 2012 and 2016 when they won Progressive Music Award for album of …

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