Tag Archives: instrumental

DAVID CROSS & PETER BANKS – Crossover

April 16, 2020

Noisy 2020 Prog rock prime movers have their improvs pasted onto fresh canvas to cross over from the past to the future. When, in August 2010, former CRIMSON violinist and ex-YES guitarist commanded their strings to go where fantasy beckoned, … Continue reading

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DARRYL WAY – Destinations

April 10, 2020

The Right Honourable 2019 Fifty years on since his rock debut, venerable violinist charts an exciting route forward. Just when it started to seem that Darryl Way has lost his ability to surprise the listener – the violinist’s latest albums, … Continue reading

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HENRIK CEDERBLOM – Zobop

April 1, 2020

Kakafon 2019 Starting on a solo path, Gothenburg guitarist opens delightful vistas for the whole world to marvel at. It’s not so often that fusion and folk – given the former’s fixation with funk – make comfortable bedfellows, but this … Continue reading

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ANTHONY PHILLIPS – Strings Of Light

March 28, 2020

Esoteric Antenna 2019 English guitarist unleashes aural luminosity to look through the haze of our times. The talent for making most complex pieces feel effortless is but one of ‘ multiple abilities, as is his penchant for puns, and this … Continue reading

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PEPPINO D’AGOSTINO – ConneXion

March 16, 2020

Peppino D’Agostino 2020 “X” marking the spot, Sicilian axeman’s exquisite pieces seek out a route to one psyche. It’s telling that, decades after his crossing the Atlantic, Peppino D’Agostino is still perceived as Italian musician, because European classical tradition still … Continue reading

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