Category Archives: experimental rock

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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Wingfield Reuter Sirkis – “Lighthouse”

Somewhere between the frightening world of improvisation and the comforting sea of structured prog stands the “Lighthouse.” This thrilling hour of music was generated by the trio of guitarist Mark Wingfield, drummer Asaf Sirkis and touch guitar genius Markus Reuter. … 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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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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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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Himmellegeme – “Myth of Earth”

Himmellegeme have a unique name and a captivating sound. Though the band is from Bergen, Norway, they actually remind me of a mix of two Icelandic bands: Sólstafir and Sigur Rós. I am a massive fan of those bands so … 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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