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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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Peter Banks – “BE WELL, BE SAFE, BE LUCKY… THE ANTHOLOGY” is a treasury of progressive rock guitar

Peter Banks – “BE WELL, BE SAFE, BE LUCKY… THE ANTHOLOGY” is a treasury of progressive rock guitar

Ross McGibbon April 25, 2018 0

CHERRY RED RECORDS      Out now Limpidly beautiful guitar. Eclectic drops of world sounds (Arabic singing on track two). The gentle plod of seventies progressive rock. Many guitar tones. Vintage keyboards. Very fine musicianship, complex

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Gleb Kolyadin’s album is progressive piano pop

Gleb Kolyadin’s album is progressive piano pop

Vanguard Online February 11, 2018 0

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Gleb Kolyadin spreads a thick luscious dollop of progressive piano pop on to your musical ryvita. Iamthemorning is pleasant listening, the kind of thing that you could work an Excel spreadsheet to, which is good

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