LET SLIP THE SANDS OF TIME. CARY HEUCHERT’S LATEST ALBUM, ‘HOURGLASS.’

Canadian Multi-instrumentalist/singer-songwriter, Cary Heuchert returns with a followup album to his “Blue Rain” (2014), simply titled “Hourglass.” The evergreen, “Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind…” from the pen of novelist, Nathaniel Hawthorne is in some ways an apt quote for a perfect continuation after so many years from the stylistic approach Cary … Continue reading LET SLIP THE SANDS OF TIME. CARY HEUCHERT’S LATEST ALBUM, ‘HOURGLASS.’

BREAKING DOWN EVERY ALBUM BY RENAISSANCE. AUTHOR,DAVID DETMER’S NEW BOOK TITLE ON ONE OF OUR FAVOURITE 70’S PROGRESSIVE ROCK BANDS.

All it took was a mention of the word “Renaissance” and “new book” to race on over to my favourite online book seller to pre-order without any hesitation. I was so there in my excitement. Why? Because this band put out so many memorable Progressive Rock albums but not much has been said via the … Continue reading BREAKING DOWN EVERY ALBUM BY RENAISSANCE. AUTHOR,DAVID DETMER’S NEW BOOK TITLE ON ONE OF OUR FAVOURITE 70’S PROGRESSIVE ROCK BANDS.

GOING OUT WITH A LAUGH. BOOMER’S LAST STAND THROUGH ‘ASSISTED LIVING’

No, not a residence for older folk or people with disabilities, or even a TV sitcom, and you’d be forgiven for saying so, as their album ‘Assisted Living‘ does take an irreverent tongue-in-cheek approach to a lot of these songs on offer here. They might be dwelling on the last roll of the dice but … Continue reading GOING OUT WITH A LAUGH. BOOMER’S LAST STAND THROUGH ‘ASSISTED LIVING’

Get those stockings filled with THE GRAND UNDOING / HENRICK CEDERBLOM ZOBOP / PABLO EMBON

Phew…! What a year, and we still have a few days to go before the fat man with the white beard sings, “ho! ho! ho!” down the chimney of every good child in the land. Looking for new sounds over the festive period? Then look no further than these three. you’ll find there’s something for … Continue reading Get those stockings filled with THE GRAND UNDOING / HENRICK CEDERBLOM ZOBOP / PABLO EMBON

‘TIS THE SEASON TO BE PROGGIE… Potter’s Daughter release a single fit for this time of year

Are you starting to feel some of those strands to the Festive vibe? Stirrings of childhood memories filled with laughter and child-like expectations, with a myriad of coloured glowing lights on trees. The smell of pine (or maybe pine air fresheners tied to plastic trees)? What about the malls all decked out to be jolly, … Continue reading ‘TIS THE SEASON TO BE PROGGIE… Potter’s Daughter release a single fit for this time of year

“TYGER TYGER, BURNING BRIGHT!” FEARFUL SYMMETRY RELEASE THEIR NEW ALBUM ‘LOUDER THAN WORDS.’

‘Tyger Tyger, burning bright,  In the forests of the night;  What immortal hand or eye,  Could frame thy fearful symmetry?’ William Blake [‘Tyger, Tyger,’ 1794]   Now here’s a band that takes its own name from the very poem just tripping over itself in metaphorical meaning designed to demonstrate the “fearful symmetry” between the beauty … Continue reading “TYGER TYGER, BURNING BRIGHT!” FEARFUL SYMMETRY RELEASE THEIR NEW ALBUM ‘LOUDER THAN WORDS.’

BANGTOWER RELEASE 4TH ALBUM “THE ROAD WE TRAVEL” and other stories…

  It’s always exciting, not to mention interesting when you get to hear about a band putting out a jazz rock/fusion (mostly) instrumental because you just know that it’s always about solid craft being fashioned with good old blood, sweat and passion to evoke the theme of any one piece. Take for instance, not just … Continue reading BANGTOWER RELEASE 4TH ALBUM “THE ROAD WE TRAVEL” and other stories…