Category Archives: ambient

Lucas Lee – “Acceptances of Gravitational Collapsing Manifestations”

And the winner for longest album title of the year goes to Lucas Lee for “Acceptances of Gravitational Collapsing Manifestations.” With a title like that, you know it’s prog. And with the legendary Marco Minnemann on drums, you know the … Continue reading

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Virgil & Steve Howe – “Nexus”

“Nexus” was to be the first connection between father and son. Steve Howe on guitars and his son Virgil Howe on everything else. Sadly, the younger Howe’s death on September 11, 2017 turned this album into his epitaph. The bond … Continue reading

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A Special Conversation with Hamlet of Transport Aerian on his new album “Therianthrope”

I’ve had a very interesting friendship with Hamlet of Transport Aerian. I’ve definitely not loved his music all the time but I am always honest with him and he is quite the same in return. He asked me to take … Continue reading

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Charlie Cawood – The Divine Abstract

Mr. Cawood is best know to me as the bass player for the psychedelic rock band Knifeworld. He plays in a host of other ensembles as well. On his album The Divine Abstract, the musician takes the sound of that … 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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Legend – “Midnight Champion”

This album is a bit of a surprise for me. I’d never heard of Legend and unless the promo hadn’t found it’s way to my inbox, that would have remained the case. Even then, there are things about it which … Continue reading

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Alberto Rigoni – “Duality”

Alberto Rigoni is one of the best bassists that you may not have heard of. The Italian lawyer (yes he’s a lawyer too) is also one of the busiest players around. His solo output keeps growing and he keeps expanding … Continue reading

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