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JON GOMM – ‘SECRETS NOBODY KEEPS’ – “Reissue of the ongoing wonder of Jon Gomm’s six-handed guitar playing”

JON GOMM – ‘SECRETS NOBODY KEEPS’ – “Reissue of the ongoing wonder of Jon Gomm’s six-handed guitar playing”

Ross McGibbon September 21, 2021 0

KSCOPE 24th September, 2021 Jon Gomm is a Leeds legend and, despite the excellence of this album, best experienced live or on a live recording (don’t worry, there is one), to marvel at the

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Steve Hackett – SECONDS OUT  +MORE!  UK TOUR 2021

Steve Hackett – SECONDS OUT +MORE! UK TOUR 2021

Ross McGibbon September 8, 2021 0

Back in 2015 we had our first taste of Steve Hackett and were very impressed. You can see our review below: Now he’s back again with his annual tour….. Steve Hackett’s Seconds Out +More Tour begins

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Steve Von Till – “A Deep Voiceless Wilderness” & “Harvestman: 23 Untitled Poems” – peaceful pondering from the Neurosis frontman

Steve Von Till – “A Deep Voiceless Wilderness” & “Harvestman: 23 Untitled Poems” – peaceful pondering from the Neurosis frontman

Ross McGibbon April 18, 2021 0

NEUROT RECORDINGS      30 April 2021 Steve Von Till is better known for his work with Neurosis but has released quietly psychedelic music as Harvestman for some time now and this project, too, is very different

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The Heads – Reverberations Volume 2 – “epic kosmische gnostic jamming experience”

The Heads – Reverberations Volume 2 – “epic kosmische gnostic jamming experience”

Ross McGibbon October 4, 2020 0

CARDINAL FUZZ / ROOSTER 28th August 2020 A great slab of kosmische rock, recorded live at The Thekla in Bristol on the 6th December 2001 at a festival dedicated to gnostic exploration. Gnosticism puts

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Zone Six – Any Noise Is Intended – “psychedelic stew with heady aroma”

Zone Six – Any Noise Is Intended – “psychedelic stew with heady aroma”

Ross McGibbon October 4, 2020 0

THE ACID TEST RECORDINGS 7th August 2020 A blast from the past, this album was originally issued in 2003 and is a monster psychedelic experience that might have been drawn from anywhere in the

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Jo Quail to re-release Five Incantations

Jo Quail to re-release Five Incantations

Vanguard Online October 2, 2020 0

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Progressive rock gets a bad name, perhaps deservedly so, for being a bit formulaic and pretentious. Nevertheless I do get, I think, that those who are into it like it because of the trance

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Dave Schoepke – “Tessellated Resonance” – drums, drums, drums

Dave Schoepke – “Tessellated Resonance” – drums, drums, drums

Ross McGibbon August 10, 2020 0

DIGITAL   5th August 2020 There are people who use the drum solo in a concert as an opportunity for a toilet break – particularly if it is one of the ten minute ones the Grateful

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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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Guru Guru – “Live In China” – groovy Krautrock’n’roll from veteran hippies

Guru Guru – “Live In China” – groovy Krautrock’n’roll from veteran hippies

Ross McGibbon May 21, 2020 0

OUT NOW Mani Neumeier is the only member left from Guru Guru’s original line-up, yet this is still a collaborative project. He leads from the drums and takes the vocals but then, he has

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Mani Neumeier & Okinawa Friends – ‘Galapagos’ – coral percussion makes for relaxed hippy jamming heaven

Mani Neumeier & Okinawa Friends – ‘Galapagos’ – coral percussion makes for relaxed hippy jamming heaven

Ross McGibbon May 21, 2020 0

Cleopatra Records Mani Neumeier fronts the long-lasting proto-hippy German band, Guru Guru. With fifty years under their belt, a studio album last year and a live album this year, Mani is a busy man,

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