Tag Archives: Francis Monkman

CURVED AIR To Expand “Second Album”

June 16, 2018

There wasn’t a lot if imagination in the title of CURVED AIR‘s sophomore record, out in 1971, which can’t be said about the music it contains, particularly “Back Street Love” that would become one of the staples in the band’s … Continue reading

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CURVED AIR Flesh Out Their “Phantasmagoria”

May 20, 2018

This January saw the release, on Esoteric Recordings, of two classic albums – an expanded edition of their 1970 debut “Air Conditioning” and 1974’s “Air Cut” that was properly remastered but didn’t feature any extra material. Continuing the band’s reissue … Continue reading

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CURVED AIR – Curved Space & Infinity

January 20, 2017

Cherry Red 2016 Observing rainbow in peripheral vision, art-rock veterans uncover voiceless spectrum. Not per se, these two albums, bundled together as a second installment of the band’s series, can be seen as Alpha and Omega of the their method. Fusion … Continue reading

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SKY – Sky 2

May 20, 2015

Arista 1980 / Esoteric 2014 Popular classics give strength in numbers: number two album that reached number one spot. If any serious calculation shared space with creativity in the making of SKY’s , its commercial success still was somewhat unexpected. … Continue reading

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SKY – Sky

April 9, 2015

Artista 1979 / Esoteric 2014 Heavenly marriage of classical and pop music finds its initial, innocent manifestation. An unlikely and most unpretentious combination of players who didn’t have such high notions as many a progger – mostly non-classically trained and … Continue reading

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