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GEOFFREY RICHARDSON – The Garden Of Love

April 22, 2016

Esoteric Antenna 2015 Hazy summery record from the Canterbury scene associate who makes nuance the name of the game. If the title of Geoffrey Richardson’s second solo album – its emotional theme following up 1993’s “Viola Mon Amour” – suggests … Continue reading

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QUANTUM JUMP – Barracuda

June 6, 2015

The Electric Record 1977 / Esoteric 2015 Voracious, if non-predatory, attack of the magnificent three – their last one before the hit. It was a failure, but not on the band’s part, when “The Lone Ranger” from their had been … Continue reading

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THE ARTAUD BEATS: Not HENRY COW Reincarnation

June 5, 2015

It started back in 2009, when pianist and singer Yumi Hara and reeds player Geoff Leigh recorded  and, around that time, met the latter’s former HENRY COW colleagues, bassist John Greaves and drummer Chris Cutler, at a festival. There and then, the … Continue reading

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Lost Canterbury Jam Is Out

May 19, 2015

For years, it was a matter of apocrypha: the recording by a short-lived formation WMWM which stood for drummer Robert Wyatt, keyboardist Dave McRae, saxophonist Gary Windo and contrabass player Ron Mathewson. The first two of them had been the members of MATCHING … Continue reading

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QUANTUM JUMP – Quantum Jump

May 2, 2015

The Electric Record 1976 / Esoteric 2014 Fusion accomplished: an energy release from romantic, if down-to-earth, warriors. Projected from atomic physics into a macrocosm, quantum jump may also mean a leap of faith, and that’s what it was for these … Continue reading

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