Author Archives: Dave Thompson

Reviews: Kælan Mikla, the Bordellos, Hawkwind, Mike Hurst, Vespero, the Orange Drop, Hello, James Young, E-Gone, Grit, Plankton, Bridget St John, Croydon Municipal, Blue Oyster Cult

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Kælan Mikla Kælan Mikla LP/download) (https://kaelanmikla.bandcamp.com) Kælan Mikla are Laufey Soffia, Sólveig Matthildur-Kristjánsdóttir and Margrét Rósa Dóru-Harrysdóttir, an Icelandic trio with roots that dangle both in avant-punk poetry and drifting, dreaming dark wave, but who blend them in a manner …

The ELP legacy

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Drummer Carl Palmer talks to Goldmine about the legacy of the grand rock trio, Emerson, Lake & Palmer.

Review: Bowie at the Proms

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Of all the tributes enacted in the memory of David Bowie this year, perhaps the most divisive (and some might say purposefully so) was that delivered by the BBC Proms this past weekend. An integral part of what is traditionally, …