Monthly Archives: May 2016

Various Artists ~ Backroom Blues Volume 2

  This album, with it’s opening track “Beg And Plead”, knocked me out with it’s gutsy feeling and especially the vocals on this girl, man, can she sing! Her name is Jeanne Lozier, for those that want to follow up … Continue reading

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STRAWBS ~ Hero & Heroine

    Another re-issue of an album of an earlier age. This one goes back to 1974. I’ve listened to the Strawbs before, since I like that type of music (Prog with older sounds). Renaissance is a prime example of … Continue reading

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Dissona ~Paleopneumatic

  This album has it’s ups & downs. It starts off very good with the beautiful “Another Sky” and “Fire Bellied”. Somewhere they lose me with “Breach” and “Totality”. The album, for me, keeps going in & out like this. … Continue reading

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DELAIN ~LUNAR PRELUDE

  Delain is a female fronted band, which some people may not like. I’m not one of them. This band rocks. They are similar to Lana Lane, which, if you haven’t heard, I highly recommend. The voice is not the … Continue reading

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Circus Maximus ~ HAVOC

  This is a great jump right in album, full of rock, progressive metal & pop all rolled up in 1 fine album. This album starts off strong with THE WEIGHT & continues to keep you reeled in with HIGHEST … Continue reading

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Ben Craven ~ Last Chance To Hear

    I wasn’t sure that I was going to like this album at first, with it’s songs reminding me a little of Early psycodelic Pink Floyd on the song “Last Chance To Hear Part 1”, which starts off with … Continue reading

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GREG LAKE ~ MANOUVERS

  This is a re-release of a long lost Greg Lake solo album. You get the same music & singing from Greg Lake with Gary Moore on guitar & songwriting abilities added. There is a more concise move to Progressive … Continue reading

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