Category Archives: soundtrack

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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Jasun Martz – “Solo Exhibition – A Retrospective: The Pillory”

Originally released in 1978, “The Pillory” was the 42 minute experiment by the multi-talented Jasun Martz. Now all these years later it is part of a box set covering the many different works of this eclectic composer and artist. All … Continue reading

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An Endless Sporadic – “Magic Machine”

As much as I have always been a music guy first and foremost, I have also been a gamer. It is in my blood as much as anything else. I can distinctly remember sitting at my Xbox in 2005, and … Continue reading

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Patrick Healy – “Setting a Course for Tomorrow”

Whenever I hear someone throw around the term “instrumental prog”, my mind instantly conjures images of bearded men bludgeoning multi-stringed monstrosities with metronomic precision. Either that or I expect streams of lithe arpeggios and endless guitar histrionicsĀ (sometimes these elements are … Continue reading

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Dream Theater – “The Astonishing”

This has become one of the most anticipated albums of Dream Theater’s career. The hype machine went into overdrive once it was announced exactly what the band was planning to do with this album. I should point out that on … Continue reading

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Dream Theater releases “The Astonishing” and fans are divided

No, this is not my review of the new Dream Theater album, “The Astonishing.” I don’t see how anyone could have an accurate opinion of 131 minutes of music after a day. Yet that hasn’t stopped people from either declaring … Continue reading

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