Category Archives: post-rock

I Shouldn’t Have Watched The Film What Lies Beneath (When I Was Twelve) – Robocobra Quartet (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It is safe to say that Robocobra Quartet confuse the hell out of me, and this short, sharp, shock of a number has done little to help me get my head around their strange musical blend. But fear is our … Continue reading

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Ghosts – Mr Dog The Bear (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

You can trust Mr Dog The Bear to take an unusual approach to releasing an album. Normally, as a reviewer, I receive an intangible link to the album’s on line home, if I’m lucky I get a physical version through … Continue reading

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Catharsis –  Aidan Koop (Reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It is interesting to see how our musical tastes mature over time. Much of the music of my formative years was about making a lot of noise in the shortest amount of time, short, sharp musical shock treatment designed to … Continue reading

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Halo Tora release lead single ‘Always The Last To Know’ from forthcoming album

Halo Tora release lead single ‘Always The Last To Know’ ahead of their new 6-track album, ‘Man of Stone: First Chapter’ and UK & European Tour 

Glaswegian prog-rock five-piece, Halo Tora have released the lead single, ‘Always The Last To Know taken from their new … Continue reading

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Volker – Blurred City Lights (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Dean Garcia’s post and parallel Curve career is a CV which demonstrably shows that he has never been someone to rest on his laurels and coast on past achievements. Bands such as The Secret Meeting and more recently SPC ECO … Continue reading

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The Moral Crossing – AUTOBAHN (Reviewed by Thomas Haynes)

AUTOBAHN have created an ambitious album that comfortably sits beside the darker parts of Brian Jonestown Massacre with moments of purposeful hesitation that underpin the self-doubt and uncertainties inherent in understanding the moral crossing. _______________________________________________________ Something dark and near biblical … Continue reading

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Offerings  –  Typhoon (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

This fourth album from Typhoon sees them caught in an eternal creative struggle and Offerings sits at a wonderful crossroads. In one direction the road leads to commercial success but they often seem to be moving in the opposite direction … Continue reading

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In My Veins  –  1921 (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Just as some of the best and most unique experiences happen when you go off grid, as it were, where the road runs out and turns to green, when art runs out of rules to follow; music often only truly … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard  – CCXXIX: The River  –  Sky Orchid (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Sky Orchid is a band that could only really exist today, who make a sound which whilst using familiar musical tools and sound palettes feel part of a post-genre world. A world were tribal divides and musical demarcations are long … Continue reading

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Lies! Lies! Lies! –  Nick Harper and The Wilderness Kids (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

In a world that seems to be brimming over with guys with guitars, pop troubadours and fey, indie-folksters it would be very wrong to place Nick Harper anywhere amongst their ranks. Yes, he is a guy. Okay, he has a … Continue reading

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