Monthly Archives: January 2018

ALEX LOPEZ – Slowdown

January 31, 2018

Maremil 2017 Taking time for stray observations, American troubadour finds a new spring in his step. “I’m feeling kind of dangerous”: there’s a perfect mix of uncertainty and self-assurance in the opening line of Alex Lopez’s third album that finds … Continue reading

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KEITH EMERSON – Emerson Plays Emerson

January 30, 2018

EMI 2002 / The Right Honourable 2017 Most pacified proposition from progressive rock’s wild man – now remastered and perfectly crisp. “I’m very naked and exposed on this record – it’s like wearing your heart on your sleeve. But of … Continue reading

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Between KC & VDGG: Cross And Jackson Issue A Joint Effort

January 29, 2018

It’s been almost two years since these pages the news about the collaboration between and David Jackson, but it took some time for the former KING CRIMSON violinist and erstwhile VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR sax player to finally have results … Continue reading

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WONDERLAND PARK – Just Get In

January 28, 2018

Wonderland Park 2016 Intelligent amusement for those who like their adventure jazzed up in all the right places. Ensemble playing is guitarist Allen Hinds’ forte, but the soul-smeared licks he’s prone to deliverĀ as a sidekick to the likes of Roberta … Continue reading

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ACQUA FRAGILE – A New Chant

January 27, 2018

Esoteric Antenna 2017 “The need for a mild revenge” brings Italian art-rock mavericks back for a final blow. Not content with keeping a solid position in the footnote of Apennine music’s annals, this ensemble found another fount of creativity on … Continue reading

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