Tag Archives: Guthrie Govan


April 23, 2022

One of a handful progressive rock and jazz-metal ensembles who not only not take themselves, albeit not their art, seriously but also make a sonic and, as witnessed by this scribe, visual schtick out of it, THE ARISTOCRATS never really … Continue reading

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OCTARINE SKY – Close To Nearby

November 18, 2021

Uberwald 2021 From Discworld onto a plastic disc, international progressive team count out time for miracles to happen. As any novice in Unseen University knows, octarine is the color of magic, and as any fan of Dyanne Potter Voegtlin can … Continue reading

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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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January 23, 2017

Favored Nations / MoonJune 2016 Indonesian guitar magus creates a quiet storm in order to find a method to the madness of life. Relentlessly pushing envelop in various directions in the last few years, Dewa Budjana has been charting an … Continue reading

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October 23, 2015

DV Mark 2015 Italian guitar virtuoso enters international orbit and invites stellar guests for a space jam. This artist may not care about adding English pages to his website, yet Ciro Manna’s second album expands the promise of his 2007 … Continue reading

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