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SHOB – Karma Obscur

October 1, 2018

Shob 2018 Devil’s dozen bottom-end numbers from French artist looking for dark pleasures in places dappled with sunshine. It’s easy to love clever bass-based albums because they often operate on a visceral level, and this Gallic performer is prone to … Continue reading

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PETER BANKS – Be Well, Be Safe, Be Lucky… The Anthology

September 26, 2018

The Right Honourable 2018 Affirmative denial of career that lay in no-man’s land for a guitar man who could have the world at his feet. Less than two years spent with YES, a band Peter Banks helped create, would be … Continue reading

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MARK WINGFIELD – Tales From The Dreaming City

September 16, 2018

MoonJune 2018 With no time for nostalgia, English guitarist evokes electric reminiscences and gets carried away. In his relentless pursuit of transparency – in a solo mode as on 2015’s or in a series of dialogues with Kevin Kastning such … Continue reading

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PETER BANKS – The Self-Contained Trilogy

September 6, 2018

HTD 1993, 1997; One Way 1996 / The Right Honourable 2018 Former YES axeman’s oft-overlooked hat-trick of low-profile individual endeavors creates an arc of arcane narrative. This is a paradox but the invariably individual Peter Banks always preferred running with … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM II – War Dance

August 17, 2018

MCA 1977 / Esoteric 2018 The final curtain for powerful fusion unit whose intricate assault defied all expectations. It was a brief, yet exciting, sprint from to this album, COLOSSEUM II’s third and last offering. Released less than six months … Continue reading

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