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Covet – Currents [EP]

Released late last year, Covet sound like an artist one doesn’t come across all too often. Performing an instrumental blend of math rock and post-rock, the music is unquestionably complex but that isn’t the first thing that strikes you. Rather, it’s the tone and the manner the compositions flow. With a bright guitar tone that [...]

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The Ferrets Best of 2015

Well then. This year was basically a prog fans wet dream. As I’m constructing this list, re-listening to old albums, reading my old reviews (and desperately trying to cover as much that I missed as possible) I realised just how much I was cutting, including some artists that have held positions in my lists for [...]

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Pronostic – An Atomic Decision – Review

I think, on reflection, I’m rarely as critical about other genres as I am when it comes to tech death. There’s just so much to get wrong; focus too much on the technicality and it comes at the expense of the overall composition and it becomes a boring wankfest; focus too much on the melody, [...]

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Egypt – Endless Flight – Review

Music is a wonderful thing. It can incite a rush of emotion when knee deep in an album. It can whisk you away to a better place and make you feel the visceral emotion that the artist is attempting to purvey in their array of musical notes. Music can operate like a drug, but take [...]

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Orakle – Éclats – Review

I’ve been trying to figure out what to say about this album since it dropped in May and, to put it bluntly, I’ve failed. I still have no words. I don’t know where to begin. Orakle are French progressive black metal band that have seven years of ideas and one hour to compress it into. [...]


 
 

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Covet – Currents [EP]

Posted  January 27, 2016  by  Thomas Bawden

Released late last year, Covet sound like an artist one doesn’t come across all too often. Performing an instrumental blend of math rock and post-rock, the music is unquestionably complex but that isn’t the first thing that strikes you. Rather, it’s the tone and the manner the compositions flow. With a bright guitar tone that [...]

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The Ferrets Best of 2015

Posted  January 12, 2016  by  Thomas Bawden

Well then. This year was basically a prog fans wet dream. As I’m constructing this list, re-listening to old albums, reading my old reviews (and desperately trying to cover as much that I missed as possible) I realised just how much I was cutting, including some artists that have held positions in my lists for [...]

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Pronostic – An Atomic Decision – Review

Posted  January 12, 2016  by  Thomas Bawden

I think, on reflection, I’m rarely as critical about other genres as I am when it comes to tech death. There’s just so much to get wrong; focus too much on the technicality and it comes at the expense of the overall composition and it becomes a boring wankfest; focus too much on the melody, [...]

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Egypt – Endless Flight – Review

Posted  December 31, 2015  by  Fritz

Music is a wonderful thing. It can incite a rush of emotion when knee deep in an album. It can whisk you away to a better place and make you feel the visceral emotion that the artist is attempting to purvey in their array of musical notes. Music can operate like a drug, but take [...]

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Orakle – Éclats – Review

Posted  December 31, 2015  by  Thomas Bawden

I’ve been trying to figure out what to say about this album since it dropped in May and, to put it bluntly, I’ve failed. I still have no words. I don’t know where to begin. Orakle are French progressive black metal band that have seven years of ideas and one hour to compress it into. [...]

Full Story »