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RENAISSANCE – A Symphonic Journey

October 18, 2018

Esoteric Antenna 2018 Reaping and sowing the seasons of a day – not in a carpe diem way – legendary ensemble relive their halcyon era to capture new glory. “Isn’t this the way it should be?” asks who’s almost moved … Continue reading

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SEVENTH WAVE – Things To Come

October 15, 2018

Gull 1974 / Esoteric 2018 Out of this world, retrofuturistic fairy tale from British band who mapped out a make-believe of highest caliber to briefly inhabit it and fade away. It seemed to be a strange ensemble from an onlooker’s … 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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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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