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Dronte – Quelque part entre la guerre et la lâcheté (Apathia)

Seven musicians create some sort of fusion. With a double bass and a saxophone in tow, the Beatles, Russian Circles, Napalm Death, Meshuggah and Rimsky-Korsakov are amongst many from many classical and modern pop and metal genres who get mentioned… Continue Reading →

Vly – I / (Time) (Laser’s Edge)

I was attracted to this album in the first instance by the concept: a Transatlantic collaboration of musicians, an Italian keyboard player, a Swedish drummer but most important of all, an eclectic range of progressive influences and an interest in… Continue Reading →

Cynic – Kindly Bent to Free Us (Season of Mist)

With this record seemingly hot on the heels of 2012’s splendid ‘Carbon Based Anatomy’ EP, it was with an element of surprise that this scribe learned that Cynic’s latest full-length ‘Kindly Bent to Free Us’ has actually been gestating away… Continue Reading →

Monster Magnet – Last Patrol (Napalm Records)

Go into any bar full of musos and a not uncommon debate is about the influences of certain substances on certain musicians and their albums. Is the album fast and paranoid? Cocaine.  Angry as fuck?  Amphetamine. Fuzzed out stoner rock?… Continue Reading →

Sammal – ST (Svart Records)

Five normal looking gentleman stand in front of a bare tree in contrast to the colourful cover artwork of this album, whose shape could be a pattern which you would paint as a child and fold over to create symmetry…. Continue Reading →

Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats – Blood Lust (Rise Above)

This is quite an elusive band…little is known of them…and the stigma and buzz around them at the moment and in recent months has been spectacular if not close to hero worship. I for one am usually sceptical when so… Continue Reading →

ESO – Nothing Left to Lose (Trak Records)

Looking into the credentials of this band, no secret is made of the fact that they come from the pop-rock sector. ESO is the offshoot of esOterica, whose music was on Radio 1 and Planet Rock amongst others. Apparently the… Continue Reading →

Godbless Thee, Mooseheart – The Prison, Pt 1 (SR)

“The world is nothing”, it is announced in the introductory part of this four part concept album about a boy’s childhood anguished development. The creator of this progressive rock work is Brent Vallefuoco, the 17 year old guitarist of a… Continue Reading →

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