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DARWIN – 2: A Frozen War

December 1, 2020

Origin Of Species 2020 Somewhat disappointing deflation of a grandiose idea which chills rather than thrills. If DarWin’s debut was one of 2019’s most daring endeavors, with a dedicated website expanding the album’s context, its follow-up should raise doubts as … Continue reading

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DarWin Continues Delving Into Origins Of Species

September 10, 2020

DarWin‘s was one of the last year’s highlights: a cinematic album with a stellar cast and with a reach that went far beyond the record’s prog boundaries. Its scope left no doubt there would be another chapter in this saga, … Continue reading

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MANDOKI SOULMATES – Living In The Gap + Hungarian Pictures

August 17, 2020

Red Rock 2019 Delivering a paean to togetherness, cosmopolitan defector calls on stellar comrades to close ranks and create celestial noise. Leslie Mándoki has always been going against the grain – ever since he fled Budapest in mid-’70s to end … Continue reading

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INTELLIGENT MUSIC PROJECT – V: Life Motion

August 11, 2020

Intelligent Music 2020 Good vibrations by Bulgarian doctor brave the weather and serve up another rock-solid spectacle. When Milen Vrabevski, M.D., started a positive-thinking crusade with about a decade ago, he could hardly imagine that the “Intelligent Music” endeavor would … Continue reading

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DARWIN – Origin Of Species

June 1, 2019

DarWin 2019 Topical, if sci-fi-slanted, album that will take progressive idiom to the orbit of a new planet while anchoring it to earth via virtuoso delivery – or deliverance. Our world is in dire need of a hero: wallowing in … Continue reading

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