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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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RENAISSANCE ILLUSION – Through The Fire

June 7, 2017

Spiral 2001 / Angel Air 2017 Spiritual rekindling of old flame to warm up one’s karma and give samsara a new tune. From THE YARDBIRDS’ “Shape Of Things” on, ‘s wonder at the ways of the world and personal philosophy … Continue reading

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JETHRO TULL – The String Quartets

May 4, 2017

BMG 2017 Stir the cup that’s ever-filling for new puzzles to pour out: never an old chestnut, prog lore receives a chamber reading. Over the years, there were a few attempts to wrap JT material in symphonic garb – from … Continue reading

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DORIS BRENDEL and LEE DUNHAM – Eclectica

April 14, 2017

Sky-Rocket 2017 Coming of age, British duo find their true selves in riveting separation of strands. Here’s a paradox. Over the course of two albums, these two artists seemed to try and fuse art-rock with heavy metal – in various … Continue reading

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JAMES YOUNG – Songs They Never Play On The Radio

April 5, 2017

Gonzo 2016 Femme fatale from fantasy: Nico’s companion updates his aural memoir of the late chanteuse. Some recollections don’t fade away but get embellished as the years go passing by: that’s how it’s been for this artist. In 1982, when … Continue reading

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