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Ad Astra is a Latin term meaning “to the stars,” and this strong debut certainly is paving the way to a bright future for this band in the prog universe…

This is a celebratory Fairport Convention dream album, capturing most alumni (the five surviving members of the début album line-up all appear) performing at their own Cropredy Festival last August, marking the band’s 50th anniversary.  “Who Knows Where the Time Goes,” indeed.

If you want authentic reggae with a Christian heart, you can’t go far wrong with this.

This wonderful, vibey, passionate release is just what you’d expect from a powerful singer who has been condensing the music down for ten years. Great songs, even greater voice and production.

Here’s a band that has learned how to use their best musical influences to combine considerable chops and solid songwriting skills, creating brilliant pop-inspired prog


While You Were Away
We Came From Space
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Self-released
12 tracks 53:43

 

  For Angélique Kidjo – probably Africa’s best-known female singer – to record a version of Talking Heads’ classic art-rock masterwork Remain in Light is both an obvious choice and a strange one.

People are always asking, ‘hey, where’s all the good Japanese prog music?’ Well, okay – they might not be asking, but here’s the answer anyway – Yuka and Chronoship!

Crafting nine diverse songs related to the Resurrection is no small feat.

Moby may be weary, but a full dose of trip-hop and some transcendent moments bring back his pioneering years.

English folk dance trio show their experience and class on this largely self-penned release

The Iona singer is an organic storyteller putting scripture into song.

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