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FOCUS – Focus 50: Live In Rio / Completely Focussed

August 17, 2021

In And Out Of Focus 2021 Neder-prog legends bring five decades of yodel delights to the stage with a prospect of another half-century of hocus pocus. Intermittent or not, fifty years of classical-informed musical frolics is no mean feat, and … Continue reading

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FOCUS Mark Their Jubilee With A Live Set

February 22, 2021

Perhaps, it’s a tad untimely for FOCUS to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary in 2021, given that their first line-up got formed in 1969, but who cares, really, when there’s a cause and a way? While the collective’s provided the … Continue reading

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FOCUS – 50 Years Anthology 1970-1976

February 1, 2021

Red Bullet 2020 A nigh on definitive package from the rock period of Dutch dreamers that boxes their classic oeuvre to examine it in aural and visual detail. Forget about GOLDEN EARRING and SHOCKING BLUE, for it’s FOCUS that, this … Continue reading

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FOCUS Mark Their Anniversary With A Box Set

October 9, 2020

Perhaps, this release is a tad too late to the party, yet in times like ours there’s no reason to complain that Dutch premier proggers FOCUS were formed in 1969 but they celebrate the band’s half-century anniversary in 2020. No … Continue reading

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Homage To Emerson And Lake Features A Plethora Of Stars

January 24, 2020

It’s been a long time coming, yet – despite him being busy with YES and, occasionally, ASIA – Billy Sherwood has finally released, online-only at the moment, his “A Tribute To Keith Emerson & “. Yes, that’s the album’s title … Continue reading

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