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FOCUS – 50 Years Anthology 1970-1976

February 1, 2021

Red Bullet 2020 A nigh on definitive package from the rock period of Dutch dreamers that boxes their classic oeuvre to examine it in aural and visual detail. Forget about GOLDEN EARRING and SHOCKING BLUE, for it’s FOCUS that, this … Continue reading

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NUCLEUS & Ian Carr – Torrid Zone: The Vertigo Recordings 1970-1975

August 8, 2019

Esoteric 2019 Music as a continuous process: classic oeuvre of British jazz institution boxed up for unconcealed delight in unified strands of imagination. It was a quiet revolution on Ian Carr’s part, when the trumpeter embarked on a trip of … Continue reading

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ANTHONY PHILLIPS – Private Parts & Pieces IX-XI

August 5, 2018

Voiceprint 1996-2012 / Esoteric 2018 Final installment in singular aural artist’s most acclaimed “parallel” discography – incessantly fresh and with no signs of fatigue. It’s been a journey which started as an outlet for odds and sods yet ended up … Continue reading

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SPIRIT – It Shall Be: The Ode & Epic Recordings 1968-1972

June 24, 2018

Esoteric 2018 Waiting for beauty to find them, unlike Californian collective surf into eternity with a string of early albums, their best. Somewhat eclectic, sometimes esoteric and somehow conceptual: there are the words that can describe the label who released … Continue reading

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TODD RUNDGREN – All Sides Of The Roxy

May 21, 2018

Esoteric 2018 High in the hills for his happy hour: Hermit’s Hollywood happening is out in its hallowed entirety. On the brink of his 30th birthday, Todd Rundgren hit the apex of a creative curve the singer had been shaping … Continue reading

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