Category Archives: Reissues

STRAY – All In Your Mind – The Transatlantic Years 1970-1974

February 24, 2018

Transatlantic 1970-1974 / Esoteric 2017 Inaugural glory of English venerable ensemble who serve up imaginative simplicity with a spear and a smile. Though might be STRAY’s final album, they’re still too active to be deemed fallen heroes, yet the quartet … Continue reading

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DATA – Opera Electronica

February 22, 2018

Polydor 1981 / Angel Air 2017 From decadent pastiche to dark prophesies, digital project assesses possible outcomes of precarious political situations. It was an unpredictable move for Georg Kajanus to leave his cabaret reverie for post-new-wave pastures on the brink … Continue reading

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JOHN WETTON – Akustika / Akustika II

February 17, 2018

Blueprint 1996 / Primary Purpose 2017 Sanguine and intimate self-portrait of pilgrim trying to forsake pride for the sake of personal progress. Appearing quietly in the wake of the boisterous “Chasing The Dragon” – a document of ‘s first tour … Continue reading

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EMPIRE – The Complete Recordings

February 15, 2018

Cherry Red 2017 Featuring Peter Banks and Sydney Foxx, the entire output – or, rather, input – of the most unfortunate, if enduring, offshoot of a prog institution. With none of their albums landing a proper release and having a … Continue reading

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HEAT EXCHANGE – Reminiscence

February 14, 2018

Out-Sider 2017 Recollections of the future that wouldn’t happen: obscure Torontonians’ treasure trove in its entirety. Taken of the road to record an album and dismissed, once it had been produced, for the lost live shape: such was the fool … Continue reading

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