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RODNEY MATTHEWS & OLIVER WAKEMAN – In The Bleak Midwinter

July 2, 2020

Rodney Matthews Studios 2019 Unfolding Yuletide for all seasons, two masters of fantastic imagery take their sound and vision through the looking glass. There are plenty cuts of this Christmas carol, so one requires a lot of guts to join … Continue reading

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NICK D’VIRGILIO – Invisible

June 28, 2020

Sweetwater Studios 2020 Art-rock stalwart drums up friends’ support on a deeply personal concept offering. Given Nick D’Virglio’s prominent presence on a multitude of progressive rock releases, and the percussion master’s initials too, it must have been tempting to title … Continue reading

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THREE COLOURS DARK – The Science Of Goodbye

June 14, 2020

Firefly Music 2020 Former KARNATAKA core members rekindle old flame and make the murk comfortably disturbing. It’s been more than a decade and a half since Jonathan Edwards and Rachel Cohen last concocted such gripping song cycles as but their … Continue reading

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THE FOLSOM PROJECT – The Wolf And The Skull

May 24, 2020

Wolf’s Skull 2020 Velvet thrills from murky recesses of cinematic mind: initial steps of a winding trip. If the “Folsom” part of this project’s name evokes images of confinement and the title of its first full-length effort implies primal rituals, … Continue reading

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BAND OF RAIN – Petrichor

May 22, 2020

Chris Gill and Katrina Gill 2020 When contemporary alchemies replace the unexplained, British seer looks back at tradition and casts it into the future. Despite its name implying collective effort, Chris Gill has kept his ensemble’s setup minimal for almost … Continue reading

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