Tag Archives: Dave Bainbridge

STRAWBS – Settlement

May 9, 2021

Esoteric Antenna 2021 Uncompromising to the end, if melodically supple, stalwarts of British music scene enter the melee against the chaos of our time. This band have a lot of stylistic means at their disposal – folk, prog, glam – … Continue reading

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NICK FLETCHER – Cycles Of Behaviour

April 21, 2021

Hacktrax 2021 Three decades since the start of a solo route, British six-stringer hits his stride. Being a musician’s musician doesn’t make one famous, and peers’ respect can’t boost one’s profile as effectively as mass appeal: Nick Fletcher must know … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Yesterday & Today: A 50th Anniversary Tribute to Yes

January 13, 2019

RecPlay 2018 Shaping their heart through their working hands, the Sonic Elements collective pay homage to prog godfathers. Presumably a product of “Cruise To The Edge” where most of its participants sailed to the YES realm, this tribute – masterminded … Continue reading

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STRAWBS – The Ferryman’s Curse

February 18, 2018

Esoteric Antenna 2017 While resolution holds: adversity-defying triumph from English root-rock wanderers. It’s been 47 years since STRAWBS presented the world with an epic “Vision Of The Lady Of The Lake” which shone like a gem on their “Dragonfly” despite … Continue reading

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