Tag Archives: Gentle Giant

GENTLE GIANT – Three Piece Suite

October 7, 2017

Alucard 2017 No jacket required: the not-so-humble emergence of gargantuan aural entity – now in glorious technicolor. In conceptual terms, patina has always served this ensemble’s early albums well, but as antiquated as those records are – in a good … Continue reading

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GENTLE GIANT Mount A New Concept

July 28, 2017

A richly rewarding experience, it takes an acquired taste to love GENTLE GIANT. That’s why, perhaps, the band’s reissue programme has been progressing slowly but turns out impeccable. There won’t be a regular album, though, to see the light of … Continue reading

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GENTLE GIANT – Octopus

January 29, 2016

Vertigo 1972 / Alucard 2015 Concept album that never was: a resurgence of multi-tentacled prog monster – still menacingly beautiful after all these years. Among the towering achievements of British art-rock from the ’70s, “Octopus” stands out as a meeting point … Continue reading

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GENTLE GIANT’s “Octopus” Gets A Steven Wilson Remix

September 18, 2015

For all its complexity and sophistication, GENTLE GIANT‘s “Octopus” is more than a cult classic of a prog ilk; it’s an album which many love dearly. That’s why the news of its reissue in a remix implemented to the original tapes by  is causing … Continue reading

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GENTLE GIANT – Live At The Bicentennial 1776-1976

January 15, 2015

Alucard 2014 Flying free, English prog mainstays caught in all their power and the glory on the eve of the United States’ 200th anniversary. Despite a slew of concert recordings released over the last two decades, 1977’s “Playing The Fool” … Continue reading

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