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 27 2010

High Voltage fever!!!!

My tired bones are just in the process of regaining normality after one of the best weekends i have spent for many years. The High Voltage Festival in London’s Victoria Park was without doubt one of the best musical events that i have ever attended. …

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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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Jul 11 2010

Thoughts on Camel

  CAMEL! What would life be without them?
 
I am a very firm believer in the fact that you don’t ever miss something until it’s gone or not as freely available to you. Like most people that frequent the Earth I am as guilt…

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Jun 20 2010

John Young Interview

  In a recent conversation with my good friend Prog Al Peterson, the subject of progs nice people came up and those of whom we have met. I immediately recalled a Greenslade gig at The Newcastle Upon Tyne Opera House where after an amazing …

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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 17 2010

The Work Of Artist John Wray

  No, this is not the South Bank Show. And yes, this is a feature about an artist. I have been fortunate enough to have been friends with local artist John Wray for many years and indeed commissioned an illustration by him. John and I both share a passion¬†for prog rock music on which john …

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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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