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The Mute Gods – “Atheists and Believers”

Busy would be a good adjective to describe many of the musicians I have discovered in recent years. One of these musicians is Nick Beggs, whose work I have come to know through his performances with Steven Wilson, and he … Continue reading

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Tim Bowness – “Flowers At The Scene”

“Here’s an album for you to review. I know I didn’t even need to ask.” That’s what the boss said. Well, I do wear my fandoms on my sleeve. One of those fandoms is of no-man, Tim Bowness’ project with … Continue reading

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Breidablik – “Nhoohr”

Breidablik is the project of Norwegian musican Morten Birkeland Nielsen. While his music chiefly utilizes analog synthesizers, there are other instruments that appear in the mix, along with natural sounds, such as bird calls and rain. Nhoohr is an instrumental … Continue reading

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Lost Crowns – “Every Night Something Happens”

I’m not a musician, though I can create some noises with a couple of instruments. So I usually talk about how music sounds to me in ways that are not explained in very technical music terms but rather how the … Continue reading

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Top 20 Albums of 2018: The Sue Edition

Here’s some of the new music I enjoyed the past year. There’s no particular order here, it’s just a list. There are links to reviews found on PMP where applicable. And, yes, not all these releases fit the theme of … Continue reading

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Soft Machine – “Hidden Details”

Soft Machine is a band that even those folks who say they aren’t into progressive rock seem to know and love. Perhaps this is due to the fact that the band touch on something beyond prog that becomes their own … Continue reading

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