Monthly Archives: April 2023

AGONY STREET – Italian Whisky

April 30, 2023

Silverton 2023 Scandinavian ensemble serve up posthumous platter to celebrate their melodic perseverance. If this album’s title may seem to be a bit incongruous – although such drinks do exist – that’s because the artists behind it, Klas Qvist and … Continue reading

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MAGENTA Reach For The Moon On A Stage Report

April 29, 2023

While the release of “The White Witch – A Symphonic Trilogy” at the end of last year found MAGENTA return on the radar of many a progressive rock aficionados, the Welsh ensemble chose a quieter way to issue a new … Continue reading

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SAM & DAVE – Soul Man Explosion

April 28, 2023

Cleopatra 2023 Stax legends’ cache of classics gets reassessed – and few of them updated – to stress their undiminishing shock factor. One can’t get enough of this duo – just ask Paul Rodgers who gave a new meaning to … Continue reading

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SHAKTI Detail Their Jubilee Album

April 27, 2023

It was a quiet revolution when SHAKTI came into existence in 1974 to draw on John McLaughlin’s experimental and spiritual journey with Miles Davis, MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA and Carlos Santana and Zakir Hussain’s Eastern sensibilities that allowed these artists to make … Continue reading

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HANNIBAL – Hannibal

April 26, 2023

B & C 1970 / Talking Elephant 2023 Obscure Brummie ensemble see a glorious reissue of their only offering. One of those collectors-favored platters that are mostly famous for their artwork rather than actual music, this Birmingham band’s sole album … Continue reading

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