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David Wright & Carys – “Prophecy” walks the spaces between time and space, continuing the legacy of Kosmiche Musick

David Wright & Carys – “Prophecy” walks the spaces between time and space, continuing the legacy of Kosmiche Musick

Ross McGibbon September 16, 2018 0

AD MUSIC Out now David is possibly the best known British exponent of the type of Electronic Music that came to attention through German bands such as Tangerine Dream, Klaus Schulze or Popol Vuh.

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Mildlife – Mild and groovy and live in Leeds

Mildlife – Mild and groovy and live in Leeds

Ross McGibbon September 12, 2018 0

Live at Brudenell Social Club                  11th September 2018 I’m not sure how a band of young Australians from Melbourne came to make a spacey jazz funk,

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David Ramirez – An adequate gig isn’t enough when the calendar is packed with live acts

David Ramirez – An adequate gig isn’t enough when the calendar is packed with live acts

Ross McGibbon September 9, 2018 0

Live at The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 6th September 2018 He’s got a great voice, has David Ramirez, but that’s not enough to bring in more than a token audience on a Tuesday in

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Fabled – ‘Short Stories’ – is a brightly involving debut jazz album

Fabled – ‘Short Stories’ – is a brightly involving debut jazz album

Ross McGibbon September 5, 2018 0

Fabled – Short Stories PICTOR RECORDS 28th September 2018 Fabled is a new London jazz ensemble led by up and coming saxophonist & clarinetist, Sam Rapley. Sam gets around the London scene, working with other artists,

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Automatisme – ‘Transit’  – supermodern digital glitches and found sounds send sparks through white, pink and brown noise fields

Automatisme – ‘Transit’ – supermodern digital glitches and found sounds send sparks through white, pink and brown noise fields

Ross McGibbon August 23, 2018 0

CONSTELLATION RECORDS                                August 24th 2018 Accumulating debris of clicks and waves of broken sound. Shards of something smoother, fractured from somewhere else. This is Industrial music for the computer age. Almost ambient in creating

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JOYFULTALK – “Plurality Trip” – a heady trip to a fever-dream

JOYFULTALK – “Plurality Trip” – a heady trip to a fever-dream

Ross McGibbon August 23, 2018 0

CONSTELLATION RECORDS       24TH August 2018 This opens with wonderful microtonal sounds, like a vibrating ceramic plate, allied to a wobbly bass thrub. As things move on, we get classic electronic Krautrock. Pure and simple melodies,

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Pink Fairies – ‘Resident Reptiles’    is a journey in a time machine to a place that is always now

Pink Fairies – ‘Resident Reptiles’    is a journey in a time machine to a place that is always now

Ross McGibbon August 23, 2018 0

PURPLE PYRAMID RECORDS      24th August 2018 Here’s a real oddity – a timeless slice of garage rock, harking back to a golden age, recorded in the US but as British as all

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Lack Of Afro – “Jack Of All Trades” – Sweet soul, funk and pop make a perfect summer album

Lack Of Afro – “Jack Of All Trades” – Sweet soul, funk and pop make a perfect summer album

Ross McGibbon July 25, 2018 0

LOA Records 10th August 2018 Sweet soul, funk and pop make a perfect summer album Full of traditional soul and disco, this is somehow timeless and full of summery vibes. Tight and sweet high

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The Americans – live and lean in Leeds

The Americans – live and lean in Leeds

Ross McGibbon July 7, 2018 0

Live at the Lending Room Leeds 5th of August 2018 It says something that I want to see this band only five months after the last time. There’s something about the polish in the

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Guru Guru – “Rotate! 50 Years” Fifty circuits round the sun for legendary Krautrockers

Guru Guru – “Rotate! 50 Years” Fifty circuits round the sun for legendary Krautrockers

Ross McGibbon July 4, 2018 0

TRANCE MUSIC 29th June 2018 50 years is a long time in the story of a rock band. Guru Guru are one of the most significant members of what Britain’s rock press came to

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