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Duncan Parsons Calls Friends To Explore Heaven And Earth

October 5, 2022

While his position as a drummer of BAND and a bassist for Joanne Harris’ #STORYTIME BAND, Duncan Parsons‘ creative streak may seem to be determinedly rhythm-driven, yet the Sheffield-based musician’s outlook is much wider than any groove-focused perspective should suggest. … Continue reading

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Abel Fuentes: Tramp’s Footprints – The History of Supertramp

February 25, 2022

Uno Editorial 2021 When all the world’s asleep and the questions run too deep, an extensive and exhaustive treatise on the life of and times of British art-rockers offers all the answers and more. There are bigger bands who don’t … Continue reading

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ALAN SIMON – Excalibur V: Move, Cry, Act, Clash!

January 6, 2022

Spirit Of Unicorn Music 2021 Producing aural imagery out of rage, stellar cast of ongoing rock opera deliver a lackluster tapestry. Having always felt more like franchise than a loose framework for songs that don’t fit Alan Simon’s stage-set projects … 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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JJ CHARDEAU – In Terra Cognita?

January 22, 2020

The Right Honourable 2019 French composer brings rock opera down from the stage into a listener’s living room, losing some vital images in the globe-trotting transition. Jean-Jacques Chardeau has been applying his talents to pop idiom ever since 2005’s – … Continue reading

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