Monthly Archives: December 2018

JAMES BLONDE – Stockton Rhythm

December 22, 2018

James Blonde 2010 / IAC 2018 Course correction for Californian trio who bowed out without saying goodbye to stay on the crest of a wave. Soon after their Canadian namesakes came into existence, American JB had embarked on another endeavor … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – A Life In Yes: The Chris Squire Tribute

December 21, 2018

Purple Pyramid 2018 Friends and followers pay emotional homage to a fallen hero who created a prog framework that all good people try to fit in. “Forward motion, life promotion – to reverse is to repeat”: a single line from … Continue reading

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MARTIN BARRE – Roads Less Travelled

December 20, 2018

Cleopatra 2018 Most underrated British guitarist meets the gazes and observes the spaces to fathom the luxury of solo choices and stress his place in the J-TULL space. Sense of freedom has been reigning over him ever since ceased playing … Continue reading

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ERIC WESTPHAL – Alice Street Sessions

December 19, 2018

James Blonde 2001 / IAC 2018 Accidental album from a famed American producer and songster to show him in a new light. Mostly known today as a co-writer of quality AOR anthems for members of NIGHT RANGER and MR. BIG, … Continue reading

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KEVIN KASTNING – 30/36

December 18, 2018

Greydisc 2018 Ethereal if muscular, renown guitarist’s new acoustic trip results in punchy gratification. Following in the wake of Kevin Kastning’s music is akin to stepping behind the Pied Piper without knowing his destination, but it’s difficult not to think … Continue reading

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