Monthly Archives: February 2019

Iain Matthews Opens His Archives

February 28, 2019

Despite his 50-year presence at the forefront of folk rock, Iain Matthews still remains a criminally underrated artist. Always associated with FAIRPORT CONVENTION which he sang with at the beginning of their career, sharing the spotlight with , there’s much … Continue reading

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ANTHONY W. ROGERS – One Day (A Journal)

February 27, 2019

Wildflow 2018 Politically charged Appalachian psychedelia with an unusual flow from West Virginian aural auteur. “The sound of the rural resistance”: that’s how Anthony W. Rogers describes his third solo album that may seem to address the current state of … Continue reading

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MANDRAKE PADDLE STEAMER – Pandemonium Shadow Show

February 25, 2019

Sommor 2019 Punchy post-psych exploration of progressive possibilities by obscure British collective who deserve belated accolades. While this ensemble didn’t make even a mere footnote in the history of rock, MPS were a foothold for at least two musicians who … Continue reading

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LUCIFER’S FRIEND Shoot For The Moon

February 23, 2019

“Things are looking good for the future of LUCIFER’S FRIEND“, told me back in 2016 when the band he’s been fronting on and off since 1970 were gearing up for the release of – the album that would catch their … Continue reading

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SKY EMPIRE – The Dark Tower

February 22, 2019

Rock Company 2018 British progressive metallurgists debut on a large scale – with no reason to cut it down. Basing one’s work on literary sources can either mean the deficiency of own’s ideas or be a launchpad for imagination. In … Continue reading

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