Category: CD Reviews

Aug 12 2010

Larsen B | Musketeer

Larsen B - Musketeer

Larsen who i hear you say? Exactly! I have never heard of them either. I happened across these guys whilst attending a China Crisis gig in Newcastle recently and they were terrific. You will be correct in thinking that China Crisis and most associates …

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Jul 20 2010

Camel | Moonmadness

  MOONMADNESS

As promised, the first of Camel’s incredible albums to be reviewed is Moonmadness. Please don’t read anything into that because as i said in my recent article i cannot possibly nominate a favorite. Such notions would ignite p…

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May 20 2010

Karfagan | Solitary Sandpiper Journey

Karfagan is to all intents and purposes Antony Karlugin who also goes under the guises of Sunchild and Hoggwash.

On this latest Karfagan album Antony has brought together many fabulous musicians from The Ukraine. I was first smitten by Karfagan aft…

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May 05 2010

Tardigrade | Simon Says

Gothenbourg’s finest have put together a fabulous excursion of high octane prog on this their third album. Openimg with the 14:45 minute scene setting extraviganzor "Suddenly The Rain" it is obvious from the outset that band have fused all k…

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Apr 18 2010

RPWL | God Has Failed

In the very unlikely release of a new Pink Floyd album in the future or indeed ever, disciples need look no further. This is about as close as you are going to get. This wonderful offering manages to fuse Waters and Gilmour era Pink Floyd extremely wel…

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Apr 16 2010

Yak | Journey Of The Yak

At this moment in time there is an abundance of great prog bands and music around. However, only very few capture the essence of the genre enough to allow  listener to become immersed in the mood or atmosphere of the music’s intention. Journey of …

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Mar 31 2010

Leap Day | Awakening The Muse

Every now and again a little gem comes your way. A few weeks ago i recieved a consignment of discs from an old friend of mine which included a CD by a Dutch band called Leap day. Their debut album entitled "Awakening The Muse" is quite simply…

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Mar 20 2010

Nick Magnus | Children Of Another God

They say that all good things are worth waiting for and the new album "Children Of Another God" by prog stalwart Nick Magnus is no exception.Beautifully packaged including impressive art work the album is without doubt a prog masterpiece. For…

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