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Morse, Portnoy, George – ‘Cov3r To Cov3r’ / ‘Cover To Cover Anthology’ – we say: an enjoyable diversion from prog masters

Morse, Portnoy, George – ‘Cov3r To Cov3r’ / ‘Cover To Cover Anthology’ – we say: an enjoyable diversion from prog masters

Ross McGibbon July 22, 2020 0

INSIDE OUT MUSIC 24th July, 2020 That’s Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy & Randy George to you. Doyens of prog rock and luminaries of such bands as Spock’s Beard, Dream Theater and Transatlantic, with Neal

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JahWobble and co. produce a stunner for 2020

JahWobble and co. produce a stunner for 2020

Vanguard Online May 5, 2020 1

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I’ve missed the boat here a little, but judging from the number of views Jah Wobble’s single has received on YouTube so have you. In early 2020 a collaboration of artists led by Jah

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British Sound Project takes over O2 Ritz Manchester this Saturday with hours of amazing live music

British Sound Project takes over O2 Ritz Manchester this Saturday with hours of amazing live music

Amy Harrison November 25, 2019 0

This Saturday British Sound Project will be taking over the O2 Ritz in Manchester with a fantastic array of British artists, featuring popular names like Rat Boy, No Hot Ashes, Indoor Pets and FEET.

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Hawkestrel – “The Future Is Us” and the Hawk universe will go on forever

Hawkestrel – “The Future Is Us” and the Hawk universe will go on forever

Ross McGibbon August 19, 2019 0

CLEOPATRA RECORDS August 9th, 2019 I don’t know where or when these tracks were laid down and they can’t have been all together in the studio, since at least two of the line-up are

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The North Sea Radio Orchestra – “Folly Bololey: Songs from Robert Wyatt’s Rock Bottom”    A playful, joyful tribute

The North Sea Radio Orchestra – “Folly Bololey: Songs from Robert Wyatt’s Rock Bottom” A playful, joyful tribute

Ross McGibbon June 5, 2019 0

DARK COMPANION RECORDS 17th May 2019 Robert Wyatt’s songs are lovely. Light as air, free and jazzy, playful and as real as life. Whether ephemeral yet deep love songs to his partner / wife,

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Ed Wynne – Tentacles are swaying tonight for Ed’s support slot

Ed Wynne – Tentacles are swaying tonight for Ed’s support slot

Ross McGibbon May 20, 2019 0

Live at Leeds’ Wardrobe 18th May 2019 It is always now for Ed Wynne and always now for those twirling in the front rows. As tonight’s headliners, the eternal Gong (now exuberantly minus any

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Rodrigo Y Gabriela – Mettavolution – still bright and fresh and ambitious

Rodrigo Y Gabriela – Mettavolution – still bright and fresh and ambitious

Ross McGibbon May 9, 2019 0

BMG 26th April 2019 It’s unfortunate that the main press Rodrigo Y Gabriela get is for their cover versions. They are a victim of their own marketing, having initially been promoted on the back

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Nik Turner – The Final Frontier

Nik Turner – The Final Frontier

Ross McGibbon April 3, 2019 0

PURPLE PYRAMID       8th March 2019 He doesn’t hang around, Nik Turner. This is his fourth album in six years, and at the age of seventy-nine, that’s impressive. Famously a founder member of Hawkwind twice and

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Tom Odell / Cambridge

Tom Odell / Cambridge

Angela Smith October 24, 2018 0

Angela Smith
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Tom Odell opens his sold out set at The Cambridge Corn Exchange with title track from his new album Jubilee Road. The single spotlight frames Tom Odell and his Grand Piano perfectly as the set starts

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Alan Simon – “Big Bang”    – a symphonic grand concept album

Alan Simon – “Big Bang”    – a symphonic grand concept album

Ross McGibbon April 25, 2018 0

CHERRY RED RECORDS          Out now Grand concept prog on a wide sonic stage. Pounding piano chords, strings and a bit of mock-Gregorian chant. For me, this is a little like indulging in a huge

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