Tag Archives: Pink Floyd

Album review: ZED MITCHELL – WOW

Zed Mitchell - WOW

Timezone Records [Release date o7.09.18] Zed Mitchell is a German based guitarist with a beautiful touch and tone. His playing owes much to the Peter Green meets Mark Knopfler school of feel, meaning ‘WOW’ is a very laid back album … Continue reading

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Album review: DOYLE BRAMHALL II – Shades

Doyle Bramhall 11 - Shades

Provogue Records [Release date o5.10.18] Doyle Bramhall II’s ‘Shades’ is an eclectic album with real musical and spiritual depth. It’s a song-led album with interwoven vocal harmonies, sculpted guitar parts and plenty of emotive lyrics. It’s a musical tableau in … Continue reading

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Album review: TAYLOR’S UNIVERSE – Almost Perfected

TAYLOR

Marvel Of Beauty Records [Release date 17.11.17] If it’s hard to retain a serious notion of progressive rock in a genre that arguably ran its short lived course in the early 70’s, then Robin C. Taylor takes the instrumental jazz-rock … Continue reading

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Album review: THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE – The Shape Of Blues To Come

THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE -  The Shape Of Blues To Come

Provogue [Release date 20.07.18] ‘The Shape Of Blues To Come’ is a conceptual titled album that pushes the blues envelope into unexpected directions The Apocalypse Blues Revue is a head-on collision between metal (Shannon Larkin and Tony Rombola from Godsmack)and … Continue reading

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Album review: DWORNIAK BONE LAPSA – Fingers Pointing At The Moon

DWORNIAK BONE LAPSA - Fingers Pointing At The Moon

Platinum Pursuits/Proper Records [Release date 09.03.18] I’m not quite sure why this album, originally released in 2014, by Winchester-based three piece Joe Dworniak (bass/backing vocals), Greg Bone (lead and rhythm guitars/backing vocals), and Chris Lapsa (lead vocals/guitars and keys), who … Continue reading

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Album review: MICHAEL LANDAU – Rock Bottom

MICHAEL LANDAU – Rock Bottom

Provogue [Release date 23.02.18] From the free form intro of ‘Squirrels’ to the Noirish spoken word intro and melodic resolution of ‘Speak Now, Make Your Peace’, Michael Landau takes up on a complex musical journey that promises much and delivers … Continue reading

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Album review: KYLE SHUTT – Doom Side Of The Moon

Doom Side Of The Moon

Music Theories Recordings [Release date 08.12.17] ‘Doom Side Of The Moon’ celebrates 50 years of Pink Floyd by re-imagining a heavier version of ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’. It’s an attempt to get inside the textural richness of Pink Floyd’s … Continue reading

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Book review: PINK FLOYD: SONG BY SONG – Andrew Wild

PINK FLOYD: SONG BY SONG – Andrew Wild

Fonthill Media [Publication date: 28.07.2017] There is a whole library-worth of books already penned about Pink Floyd, the third-best selling band in the history of popular music. So why, you may wonder, does the world need another? Well, having delved … Continue reading

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Album review: AYREON – The Source

Ayreon - The Source

Music Theories Recordings [Release date 28.04.17] It’s 12 years since Ayreon’s first album ‘The Final Experiment’ and the key elements of a conceptual sci-fi story with prog rock underpinnings remain at the heart of the new album ‘The Source.’ It’s … Continue reading

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Album review: LEON ALVARADO – Future Left Behind

LEON ALVARADO – Future Left Behind

Melodic Revolution [Release date 30.07.16] Based on an original short story by multi instrumentalist keyboard player Leon Alvarado, ‘Future Left Behind’ is a prog rock instrumental concept album that is a triumph of innovation and musical substance over recycled ideas … Continue reading

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Gig review: STONE FREE FESTIVAL Day 2 – O2 Arena, London, 19 June 2016

Rick Wakeman - STONE FREE FESTIVAL Day 2 - O2 Arena, London, 19 June 2016

While the first day of the debut Stone Free festival had an eclectic mix of bands, the second was far more coherent with the theme of progressive rock both in the main arena and the Indigo.  Combined with an older … Continue reading

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Album review: BLACKTOP DELUXE – Presence & Gain

BLACKTOP DELUXE – Presence & Gain

The Pete Feenstra Feature – Blacktop Deluxe (3 January 2016) by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Blacktop Deluxe  [Release date 11.09.15] ‘Presence & Gain’ is a well crafted blues/rock album by a band that has earned its right … Continue reading

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Album review: GRAAL – Chapter 1V

Graal - Chapter IV

Code 7 – Jolly Roger [Release date 25.05.15] It ten years since the Italian prog rock band Graal’s debuted with ‘Realm Of Fantasy’ and ‘Chapter 1v’ finds them honing their craft in a genre hopping mode while revelling in instrumental virtuosity. … Continue reading

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Gig review: SIMO – St.Moritz Club, London, 23 November 2015

SIMO – St.Moritz Club, London, 23 November 2015

Sometimes you just have to dip into the past to make sense of the present and such is the case with alt. Nahville’s psychedelic tinged improvisational jam trio Simo. Their intense improvisational spirit draws from a wide variety of classic … Continue reading

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Backstage Hero: MARK STAY

Mark Stay is an author and has had his first script make the big screen, ‘Robot Overlords’, which he co-wrote with Jon Wright, who also directed the film. It is also a novelisation which you can find out more about … Continue reading

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Album review: DAVID GILMOUR – Rattle That Lock

DAVID GILMOUR - Rattle That Lock

Columbia [Release date 18.09.15] We should be grateful for this latest album from one of rock’s distinguished elder statesman and, who knows, back in 2006 we may have even thought ‘On An Island’ was the ‘swansong’. Like Iron Maiden’s ‘The … Continue reading

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Album review: FULL TRUNK – Time For Us To Move

FULL TRUNK – Time For Us To Move

Full Trunk [Release date 04.05.15] Full Trunk is an interesting rock-blues outfit with a difference. They have a musical vision routed in early 70’s with occasional folky edges, and ‘Time For Us To Move’ has a refreshingly song driven quality, explored … Continue reading

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Album review: SHWIZZ – My Good Side/My Bad Side

SHWIZZ – My Good Side/My Bad Side

CD Baby [Release date 16.05.15] There’s something stirring on the Stateside prog rock scene, from the exciting new bands populating the festival circuit to the upswing in independent releases. Look no further than New Yorkers ShwizZ for further evidence. They … Continue reading

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Album review: FUSONIC – Fields Of No Man’s Land

FUSONIC - Fields Of No Man

DMI Records [Release Date 22.06.15] Fusonic is a Dutch symphonic prog rock band  whose second album draws on the prog rock giants of the past and reaches for a new musical vocabulary for the present. The fact they don’t  quite … Continue reading

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Album review: JOHN LODGE – 10,000 Light Years Ago

JOHN LODGE – 10,000 Light Years Ago

This hour special was broadcast in the Pete Feenstra Feature on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on 31 May 2015.  John Lodge chats about the making of the album.  (58:41) Esoteric Antenna [Release date 05.05.15] By his own admission ‘10,000 … Continue reading

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