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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Mar 09 2010

Tony Patterson Talks to The Progmeister

Tony who? Who’s he I hear you say. Well, Tony Patterson is the vocalist/flautist with one of the most successful Genesis tribute bands in the world, Re-Genesis. If you haven’t yet seen the band I would thoroughly recommend you do. I …

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Feb 09 2010

Nine Stones Close | St Lo

A CD sized packaged from The Netherlands his my hall mat the other day and when i opened it there was a nicely presented disc within baring the moniker Nine Stones Close. What a lucky boy i hear you say, having CD’s sent to him! The truth is, i knew it…

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Feb 06 2010

Retrogenesis |The Studio, Hartlepool

Wow! It’s been a while since i attended a tribute band gig. I think it is a an injustice to describe Retrogenesis as a tribute band. Having been fortunate enough to have seen The real Genesis during their hay day with Peter Gabriel and unfortunate to b…

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Dec 24 2009

Paul Birchall Interview

I was recently granted an audience with a musician whom i admire and respect a geat deal, Mr Paul Birchall. I first met Paul a couple of years ago following a Combination Head gig in Wath Upon Derne. It was an icy cold night, though red hot musically. …

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Dec 08 2009

The Tangent | Down And Out In Paris

Fans of The Rotter’s Club please form an orderly que. If you were growing a little bored waiting for a new Caravan album and needed a Canterbury fix then you’re luck is in. It’s just arrived. The Tangent have been around for a while now and are w…

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Dec 04 2009

Steve Hackett Interview

I have been an avid Steve Hackett fan since i first heard Dancing WithThe Moonlit Knight in 1973. Sine then he has been one of the most prolific writers/recording artists true to the genre of progressive music and someone whom commands the respect of h…

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