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News: Albums of the Month (April 2019 – June 2019)

Erja Lyytinen - Another World

Albums of the Month 2019: April-June January-March 2019 ERJA LYYTINEN Another World (Tuohi Records) [Release Date 26.04.19] From the tension building intensity and a harmony guitar break of ‘Hard As Stone’ to the gently paced ‘Without You’, with its angst … Continue reading

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Album review: BIG BIG TRAIN – Grand Tour

BIG BIG TRAIN - Grand Tour

English Electric [Release date 17.05.19] Big Big Train return with ‘Grand Tour’ – the first since the band’s inception without founder Andy Poole – and they are joined by five brass players and 18 string players. Vocalist David Langdon helps … Continue reading

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Album review: TIM BOWNESS – Flowers At The Scene

Inside Out [Release date 01.03.19] ‘Flowers At The Scene’ is Tim Bowness and Steven Wilson’s first joint production in over a decade – they have been working as a duo under the no-man name since 1987 – although it is … Continue reading

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Album review: DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION – Skyscraper Souls

DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION - Skyscraper Souls

David Randall chatted to Chris Braide in October 2015 and this hour special provides background to the singer-songwriter’s career and on hooking up with Geoff Downes.  First broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. Magical Think Tank Records [Release date … Continue reading

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Album review: STEVE TILLING – CIRCU5

STEVE TILLING - CIRCU5

Pete Feenstra chatted to Steve Tilling for his Feature show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio (January 2018) [Release date 15.09.17] Pronounced ‘Circa-5′ (so why not call it that?) this debut album from Swindon based songwriter, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Steve … Continue reading

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Album review: BIG BIG TRAIN – Grimspound

BIG BIG TRAIN - Grimspound

English Electric Recordings [Release date 28.04.17] www.bigbigtrain.com Following hot on the heels of last year’s excellent ‘Folklore’ album Big Big Train are back with another album featuring tales of national heroes, the countryside and family dramas. This album also sees … Continue reading

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Album review: BIG BIG TRAIN – A Stone’s Throw From The Line

BIG BIG TRAIN - A Stone

English Electric Recordings www.bigbigtrain.com [Release date 02.12.16] Following on from their latest excellent studio album, ‘Folklore’, released earlier this year, Big Big Train deliver a live seasonal treat for their fans. This double CD was recorded from across the three … Continue reading

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Album review: BIG BIG TRAIN – Folklore

BIG BIG TRAIN - Folklore

www.bigbigtrain.com [Release date 27.05.16] Big Big Train return with their first full studio album since 2013, last year’s EP ‘Wassail’ was a nice stop gap and the title track is on this album. Also since their last album they have … Continue reading

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EP review: BIG BIG TRAIN – Wassail

BIG BIG TRAIN - Wassail

English Electric Recordings [Release date 01.06.15] www.bigbigtrain.com Big Big Train are back with a new four song EP and the first recordings to feature new members, violinist Rachel Hall and Beardfish guitarist Rikard Sjöblom. I have to admit Big Big … Continue reading

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Album Review: TIN SPIRITS – Scorch

Tin Spirits - Scorch

Esoteric Antenna/Vibrola Records  [Release date 15.09.14] Every so often an album shows up that takes you completely by surprise. I don’t know why, but my expectations of Tin Spirits second album were not that high – despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Album review: BIG BIG TRAIN – English Electric – Part Two

        GEP www.bigbigtrain.com Following hot on the heels of ‘English Electric – Part One’ Big Big Train release the second part and this has high expectations, as its predecessor was runner-up in the ‘Prog’ magazine’s ‘Reader’s Poll’, … Continue reading

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BIG BIG TRAIN – English Electric Part One

www.bigbigtrain.com         Big Big Train return with Andy Poole and Greg Spawton joined by former Spock’s Beard drummer Nick D’Virgilio, Dave Gregory of XTC fame (he guested on their last album ‘The Underfall Yard’) and vocalist David … Continue reading

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NEW BIG BIG TRAIN ALBUM DUE SEP 3RD

We are pleased to announce that the new Big Big Train album, English Electric (Part One) will be released on September 3rd 2012. The album consists of eight brand new songs and has a running time of 60 minutes. Pre-orders … Continue reading

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