Monthly Archives: October 2017

Agusa – “Agusa”

There is a warm breeze in the air. You have a prime spot on the grass for this music festival. The music starts to flow from the stage, as one of the bands on the bill begins to play. The … Continue reading

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Godsticks – “Hard To Face”

Godsticks are a band that I never give up on. I have the last 2 albums and just when I thought I hadn’t figured them out…the light bulb went on. I keep listening to “Emergence” over and over. And while … Continue reading

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White Moth Black Butterfly – Atone

Atone tells a musical tale of a relationship, in three parts. Part One pulls the listener in with the piano and string driven Incarnate. Two people have discovered each other, and with the male and female vocal back and forth … Continue reading

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Hallatar – “No Stars Upon The Bridge”

On paper, this album seemed like a perfect situation for me. Amorphis vocalist Tomi Joutsen is one of my favorite vocalists ever. Also, Swallow the Sun guitarist Juha Raivio wrote all the music and he can write some really epic … Continue reading

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Daniel Cavanagh – “Monochrome”

When I found out that Daniel Cavanagh of Anathema was releasing his first solo album not long after Anathema released their last album “The Optimist,” I found it to be a bit curious for sure. Cavanagh is Anathema’s primary songwriter … Continue reading

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Lunatic Soul – “Fractured”

“Fractured” is the latest release from Lunatic Soul, the side project of Riverside’s Mariusz Duda. Duda is one of the biggest talents in prog, in my opinion. Lunatic Soul has been very free form as far as style is concerned. … Continue reading

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Patrick Grant – “A Sequence of Waves (twelve stories and a dream)”

There are people who have pure talent. I think regardless of what they do, it comes through. Art, music, poetry. Patrick Grant is one of those people. I had heard his music as part of the “Titled Axes” project which … Continue reading

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