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HRH Prog 2015

Pwllheli is a long way from anywhere at the far end of a winding single-track railway line. The train stops many, many times at little request stops, but only if you know how to pronounce the station. [...]

08/04/2015

Fish : Sub89, Reading [Live]

With Fish giving indications that this may well be his final tour of club venues on this sort of scale, it's a case of "see him while you can" [...]

24/12/2014

Transatlantic : KaLIVEoscope

For all the fabled self-indulgence of their sprawling studio albums, this recording gives a taste of just why Transatlantic are held in such high regard as a live act. [...]

16/10/2014

Haken : Restoration [EP]

Haken have the instrumental virtuosity and musical scope of the best in progressive rock, but unlike some other bands they aren't content to create reverential pastiches of 70s greats. [...]

10/10/2014

Empty Yard Experiment : Kallisti

With a sound that stretches from the sparse classical piano of "Sunyata" to the claustrophobic heaviness of "Entropy", Empty Yard Experiment are a band with a strong music identity of their own [...]

27/09/2014

When Empires Fall

An interesting and highly varied mix of indie-rock and progressive rock. Uptempo rockers with trebley guitars sit alongside atmospheric keyboard-led ballads. [...]

15/09/2014

enkElination : Tears of Lust

Just when it seemed that Valkyrie-fronted metal has reached saturation point, along comes Anglo-Finnish outfit enkElination to suggest that there’s life in the genre [...]

08/09/2014

Knifeworld : The Unravelling

Fans of Zappa should find a lot to like about this record, as should anyone who thinks there should be more bassoons in rock. [...]

22/07/2014

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