Monthly Archives: November 2017


November 30, 2017

Cleopatra 2017 British punk veterans deliver on the promise made at the start of their career and revisit their root influences. Devised back in the ’80s but never followed through to fruition, the plan to lay down reggae classics so … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM – Valentyne Suite

November 29, 2017

Vertigo 1969 / Dunhill 1970 / Esoteric 2017 When containers groan as they come together, intrepid English explorers create ritual recipes of immortality. It’s a rare instance of invoking greatness in transition: on the way from debut LP that outlined … Continue reading

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AVERY RAQUEL – Without A Little Rain

November 28, 2017

GKM 2017 Young Canadian’s sophomore album as a way of creating a quiet sensation that’s bound to become a jazz thunder further down the line. Still a teenager, this chanteuse is short of stunning – not in terms of Avery … Continue reading

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AIRTO FOGO – Airto Fogo

November 27, 2017

Decca 1976 / Pharaway Sounds 2017 Funk à la mode: rare groove from France returns to the fore of fashion. When Sylvain Krief embarked on this project – surrounded by crème de la crème of Parisian session players – he … Continue reading

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OVEREND WATTS – He’s Real Gone

November 26, 2017

Angel Air 2017 Farewell laughter from a larger-than-life man who was “just” a rock ‘n’ roll star. “When the tape runs out, the music keeps playing”: the opening line from THE BEVIS FROND’s “He’d Be A Diamond” that former MOTT … Continue reading

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