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BILL NELSON – Dreamy Screens: Soundtracks From The Echo Observatory

March 2, 2018

Mercury 1981, Cocteau 1981, Mercury 1982 / Cocteau Discs 2017 Multidimensional packaging of peculiar musician’s majestic visions which don’t require visuals to fire up one’s mind. “In the moment” might be Bill Nelson’s special mindscape, and it’s impossible not to … Continue reading

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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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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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UFO – Live Sightings

March 4, 2016

Cleopatra 2016 Taking a shine out in the early ’80s, down-to-earth spacemen descend on American Midwest to let their rocks off. In public perception, past the ’70s, the halcyon days of UFO had been over; in reality, in the next … Continue reading

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Arthur Lee & LOVE Concert Rarities To Be Out

October 28, 2015

Nine years after his death,¬†Arthur Lee‘s music still hangs high on a popularity scale, even the pieces he recorded past the halcyon of¬†LOVE, in the ’70s and in the decade that preceded his passing. It’s these recordings that are to … Continue reading

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