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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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JON ANDERSON – Animation

July 13, 2021

Polydor 1982 / Esoteric 2021 Vocal avatar of wondrous storytelling comfortably inhabits the age of plastic to sing dithyrambs to electronic digits. It may not seem like this from today’s perspective, yet “Animation” was a pivotal album in ‘s career. … Continue reading

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DARWIN – 3: Unplugged

April 25, 2021

Origin Of Species 2021 Balancing luxuriant and stark sonics, cosmic opera creators reveal the extremes of their flight. From its very beginning, the DARWIN project was about vast spaces that called the listener beyond the imaginable, but there’s always been … Continue reading

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JON ANDERSON – Song Of Seven

January 2, 2021

Atlantic 1980 / Esoteric 2020 Going for the one, singer of affirmative spirituality finds swift wings of freedom in simple joie de vivre. Perhaps, nothing spelled the end of the ’70s more eloquently than ‘s second solo offering – an … 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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