Monthly Archives: December 2017

FRANKY AND THE BAND – Austin, Texas: The Rock Opera

December 30, 2017

Round Rock 2017 Aural aspect of a multidimensional almanac gets a grand opening. This project’s mastermind Fehmi Nuhoglu, or Franky, may be a bandleader but his creative reach isn’t limited to music. The “Austin, Texas” album is part of a … Continue reading

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THE PRETTY THINGS Veterans Invoke The Great Beast

December 30, 2017

STAR SPONGE VISION is the name of the new band formed by Twink and Jon Povey, erstwhile members of THE PRETTY THINGS. Whether it’s a long-term commitment remains to be seen, what with John Alder’s other activities – what with … Continue reading

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December 29, 2017

Supertone 2017 Back to the bosom of British blues, a small company of soul mates serves up delicious dish full of tears and smiles. You don’t have to know that Suzy Starlite and Simon Campbell are lovers – the properly … Continue reading

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December 28, 2017

Magical Thinker 2017 Higher and higher, prog-pop purveyors turn routine into a journey of a lifetime. “Can we escape our own mind games?”: this question from the title track of and Chris Braide’s third joint venture is a key to … Continue reading

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December 27, 2017

Curved Air 2017 In the air tonight, Acid Folk Queen rounds up her jewels for more or less comprehensive outlook of a criminally obscure career. Compositions by Carl Orff and Lemmy may seem unlikely bedfellows, and it takes a particular … Continue reading

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