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Keith How - Reviews

Darrell Scott

Intimate live album recorded in an old church from Nashville-based singer-songwriter Darrell Scott which proves a heartwarming listen

Rick Shea

Love and Desperation
Convincing new album from veteran country singer-songwriter Rick Shea which finds him on top of his game and undeterred by Covid restrictions using remote recording techniques with his band

Still Corners

The Last Exit
Remarkable fifth album from dream pop pioneers Still Corners who for inspiration for this new record have taken an extraordinary trip into the American desert in search of something beyond our normal vision

Selfless Orchestra

Great Barrier
Superb ecological concept album from Australian collective the Selfless Orchestra which based on The Great Barrier Reef is an instrumental plea for us all to protect and appreciate the Earth


Minimalist and immaculate debut album from London-based jazz outfit Seafarers which grows with each listening


The All Is One
Superb double album from Norwegian legends Motorpsycho, who While flying in the face of more fashionable modes and styles continue to be an inventive and creative force

Emma Swift

Blonde on the Tracks
Beautifully performed and recorded album of Bob Dylan covers from Australian songwriter Emma Swift which provides mixed emotions

Stein Urheim

Downhill Uplift
Inventive Americana from experimental Scandinavian composer and multi-instrumentalist Stein Urheim

Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus

Songs of Yearning/Nocturnes
Innovative and captivating latest album from the mysterious Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus, which features a limited edition extra album

Erlend Apneseth

Hauntingly beautiful and experimental instrumental folk jazz from Norwegian musician Erlend Apneseth

Orphan Brigade

To the Edge of the World
Outstanding album from the Orphan Brigade continue their journey recording music in strange and evocative locations, this time on the Northern Ireland coastline

Lumen Drones

Satisfying second album from Scandinavian trio Lumen Drones which proves to be an inventive collection of recordings that defies categorisation

Owen Tromans

Between Stones
Fantastic eighth solo album from ex-San Lorenzo member Owen Tromans which finds him both ploughing his own field and stepping out of the shadows with a remarkable new set of songs

Frode Halti

Border Woods
Inventive Norwegian accordion player Frode Halti offers with new album another chapter of progressive Scandinavian folk music and again proves to be the master of genre-fusing improvisation and composition


Singles EP
Meadowsilver break new ground in underground psyche /folk circles with a stunningly lovely first EP

Toby Hay

New Music for 12 String Guitar
Impressive new album of instrumental improvisations from Welsh guitarist Toby Hay which further enhances his growing reputation as one of the UK’s finest guitar players

Alasdair Roberts

The Fiery Margin
Inventive and intelligent new album from folk artist Alasdair Roberts, which will cement his growing reputation

Sarathy Korwar

More Arriving
Impressive new album from Sarathy Korwar reflecting multi-cultural modern life in Britain today


Beautiful Freaks: Waving Our Flag High, Wave On, Wave On
Fabulous compilation from the TAD label which journeys back to the late 1960’s counterculture

Nathan Hall and the Sinister Locals

Inventive and prolific songwriter Cardiff-based singer-songwriter Nathan Hall returns with another collection of mind-blowing songs with his latest project

Erlend Apnesth Trio with Frode Haltli

Salika, Molika
Inventive third album from the Erland Apseneth Trio, recorded with acclaimed accordionist Frodi Halti and which includes spoken word and ancient folk melodies.

Mats Eilertsen

Reveries and Revelations
Fascinating album from double bass player Mats Eirlertson who takes a rest from sidesman duties and steps out on his own to experiment with new techniques to create a solo record of real quality

Untied Knot

Falling Off the Evolutionary Ladder
Impressive and inventive third album from experimental South London duo the Untied Knot which using improvisations is a step in a new direction

Ronnie Lane

Just For A Moment (Music 1973-1997)

Jowe Head

Sprawling but creative and versatile double vinyl LP from Television Personalities and Swell Maps legend Jowe Head

Steve Hackett

At the Edge of Light
Lavish and ambitious prog rock on latest album from former Genesis guitarist and solo artist Steve Hackett

Ronnie Lane

Just For A Moment (Music 1973-1997)
Incredible Ronnie Lane six CD box set which includes rare, unreleased live tracks and outtakes and proves essential for all fans

Willie Gibson

Saint Ex
All too short electronic interpretation of writer Antoine de Saint-Expury’s classic travel book ‘Wind Sand and Stars’ by electronic music composer Willie Gibson which makes very good listening.


Nicht Vergessen
Intelligent and intriguing concept album from Italian dreampop outfit Starframes which is inventive and fulfilling listening.


The Sea at Night
Slow burning electronica from UK synth trio which proves understated and easy on the ear without breaking any new ground


In Our Circle
Understated Americana on fifth album from Rivulets, the moniker of Colorado-based singer-songwriter Nathan Amundson

Howe Gelb

Off-kilter but haunting lounge jazz on new solo album from former Giant Sand frontman Howe Gelb

Declining Winter

Belmont Slope
Captivating and haunting ambience on latest album fom the Declining Winter, the project of former Hood member Richard Adams


Running the Voodoo Down 2: Explorations in Psychrockfunksouljazz 1965-77
Appealing and diverse compilation of tracks from the mid 60s to 70s which capture the political confusion and changes of those years

Mikael Tariverdiev

Seventeen Moments of Spring
Timely re-release of the soundtrack to cult Soviet spy thriller 'Seventeen Moments of Spring' by virtually unknown composer Mikail Tariverdiev reveals hidden depths

Geir Sundstøl

Stunning third album from Norway‘s guitar maestro Geir Sundstol, which, including a tribute to David Bowie and John Coltrane, breaks new ground


Another Winter Alive CD
Appealing collection of outtakes, unreleased and live recordings from Californian rockers GospelbeacH


States of Minds
First-rate double album from Norwegian supergroup Moster which crosses the boundaries of progressive rock, jazz, free form improvisation and electronica

Tangerine Dream

The Sessions 1
Remarkable live sessions from the latest incarnation of German pioneers Tangerine Dream which finds them returning to their improvisational beginnings

A-Sun Amissa

Ceremony in the Stillness
Superb new offering from ambient collective A-Sun Amissa upon which they break new ground

Hilde Marie Holson

Hugely impressive follow-up from Norwegian trumpeter Hilde Marie Holsen to her highly acclaimed first album 'Ask'

Frode Halti

Avant Folk
First-rate latest album from Norwegian accordion player Frode Halte pushes back his musical boundaries with a hybrid of influences

Szun Waves

New Hymn to Freedom
Excellent jazz-influenced second album from improvising London-based experimental trio Szun Waves

Nathan Hall and the Sinister Locals

Tunguska Tydfil
Fabulous latest album which, released on a limited edition vinyl of 250 copies, combines psychedelic delights, strange stories and snappy instrumentals from Soft Hearted Scientists' front man Nathan Hall


Blood Demands More Blood
Adventurous and progressive latest album from Rothko that pushes back the boundaries of the post rock genre


Sixth Sense
Undefinable but compelling latest album from critically acclaimed Norwegian electro-acoustic trio Splashgirl

Nightports w/Matthew Bourne

Nightports w/Matthew Bourne
Stunningly inventive new recording between production duo Nightports and classically-trained musician Matthew Bourne which using pianos as source material breaks new ground on the Leaf Label.


Minimal but hypnotic and evocative fourth album from Norwegian instrumental trio Slagr which provides a superb antidote to the franticness of 21st century life

Skydive Trio

Sun Sparkle
Second album from experimental Norwegian instrumental trio the Skydive Trio which has hidden depths

Lean Year

Lean Year
Virginia based duo Emile Rex and Rick Alverson release their first album of quiet and intense compositions under the name Lean Year

Moebius Story Leidecker

Electronic musicians Tim Story and John Leidecker complete experimental works on joint second album that they began with the late Dieter Moebius who died in 2015

Mark Olson

Spokeswoman of the Bright Sun
Former Jayhawks member Mark Olson returns from his Joshua Tree home with an excellent batch of new songs written with his wife Ingunn Ringvold.


Sky Music: A Tribute to Terje Rypdal
Versatile tribute album from all star Norwegian supergroup and friends who gather together to celebrate the 70th birthday of legendary guitarist Terje Rypdal

John Foxx And The Maths

The Machine
Futuristic stage show soundtrack from John Foxx and the Maths which evolves into a serious electronic masterpiece

Travelling Band

Polished and confident second album from Manchester-based Americana outfit the Travelling Band

Joy Shannon And The Beauty Marks

Aes Sidhe
Intriguing and atmospheric new release from Joy Shannon and the Beauty Marks which is both fascinating and moving in its creation and scope


Another Summer of Love
Classy new record from West Coast revisionists GospelbeacH who celebrate summer with an impressive second album

Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda

The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitanana
Engaging and impressive new collection of spiritual songs from jazz pianist, harpist and composer Alice Coltrane, the wife of John Coltrane

Izumi Kuremoto

Late Chrysanthemums
Challenging and diverse double CD/one DVD rarities offering from Japanese modern classical composer Izumi Kuremoto


Unpredictable third album from prog and jazz rock-influenced Norwegian power trio Cakewalk

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