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GREENSLADE – Large Afternoon

February 1, 2015

Mystic 2000 / Angel Air 2014 Quarter of a century on since their demise, multi-armed hermits make a welcome return. With a two-keyboards-and-no-guitar setup, they were unique even for a prog band, operating on jazzier tangent than COLOSSEUM whence organist … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM side with the times

November 18, 2014

It’s been more than a decade since British progressive blues giants COLOSSEUM delivered their last album, 2003’s “Tomorrow’s Blues,” and for years it seemed to be just that: their last one ever. The band lost their founder member, sax player … Continue reading

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Clem Clempson makes a solo turn

August 4, 2013

“I get up and plan to do some writing and actually end up spending most of it being distracted by other things,” that’s how  explained why he hadn’t come up with a solo album, when asked by DME ten years ago. … Continue reading

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Interview with DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH

February 5, 2013

July 2003 The word “legendary” has worn out in the recent years being applied to too many people who doesn’t deserve such an epithet. Yet there’s no other definition for Dick Heckstall-Smith, a man without whom British blues scene wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Interview with JON HISEMAN

February 5, 2013

November 2004 There’s a contradiction in a harmony. The question “Do you understand what I mean?” was a refrain of this conversation, as Jon Hiseman has to be sure his listener gets to the point. And that’s a man whose … Continue reading

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