Category Archives: art rock

Tusmørke – “Fjernsyn i farver”

Tusmørke are a band that, on paper, I should like a LOT. So when I checked out their last album, I had somewhat high expectations. But after trying a few times with “Bydyra,” I found it too folky and child-like … Continue reading

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Ivar Bjørnson and Einar Selvik – “Hugsjá”

“Hugsjá” is the second album from the duo of Ivar Bjørnson (Enslaved) and Einar Selvik (Wardruna). Like the first album “Skuggsjá,” “Hugsjá” is steeped in the same Norwegian folk with arrangements and instrumentation that are unique to their homeland. The … Continue reading

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Plenty – “It Could Be Home”

Plenty is the band Tim Bowness left for no-man. This is a record of what could have been. The band released a couple of cassettes in the late 80s. The songs included in this album have been re-recorded and tweaked. … Continue reading

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The Pineapple Thief’s Bruce Soord checks in from the studio and reveals details of their new studio album “Dissolution”

Here’s some news from Bruce Soord and The Pineapple Thief regarding their new album! Bruce Soord, The Pineapple Thief’s composer, lyricist and driving force, has checked in from the studio with an update on the progress of the band’s new … Continue reading

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YES FEATURING ANDERSON, RABIN, WAKEMAN ANNOUNCE QUINTESSENTIAL YES: THE 50th ANNIVERSARY TOUR

YES! I’ve seen this lineup twice live and they have been amazing both times! So here’s the press announcement for the upcoming 50th Anniversary Tour! Philadelphia, PA (April 10, 2018) – 2018 marks the 50-year anniversary since the formation of one … Continue reading

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Hypno5e/A Backward Glance on a Travel Road – “Alba – Les Ombres Errantes”

Prog bands should take left turns from time to time. It’s what makes them “progressive.” The last album by French band Hypno5e was insane. “Shores of the Abstract Line” was epic, atmospheric and over the top. So how could they … Continue reading

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Premiere of brand new track from Plenty featuring Tim Bowness!

Here is a brand new track from Plenty, a band that featured Tim Bowness (No-Man). The band was formed back in 1986 and just recently Plenty regrouped to finish what was intended to be their debut album, “It Could Be … Continue reading

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