Album Reviews

Latest album releases reviewed by Goldmine

The Seventh Ring of Saturn – Ormythology

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It’s been a long time coming. Eight years have elapsed since the first Seventh Ring of Saturn album, a self-titled bundle of joy, was unleashed, since when Ted Selke and co have contented themselves only with carving sonic swathes through …

The Hare and the Moon – Witch Wood

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“There was a crooked man, and he walked a crooked mile, “He found a crooked sixpence against a crooked stile; “He bought a crooked cat which caught a crooked mouse, “And they all lived together in a little crooked house.” …

Ray Thomas Recalls the Magnificent Moodies

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With the Moody Blues firmly entrenched among the giants – and, indeed, the founders – of prog rock, it is often easy to forget that, for three years before Days of Future Passed in 1967, they were a finely functioning …

Silent Nights with the Rowan Amber Mill

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It’s often easy to overlook holiday music.  After all, we only listen to it for a few weeks a year (which is weird… a little like only listening to love songs when we’re in love; to the Beach Boys when …

Spin Cycle’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

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Whether you’re shopping for friends and family or picking out a well-deserved treat for yourself, here’s our take on the must-have releases for 2014 holiday gift-giving. NEW RELEASES various artists – Songs from the Black Meadow (blackmeadowtales) — Companion piece …

Emily Jones opens the Autumn Eye

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There’s this landscape. It’s always been there.  A few miles out of eye-shot, a few beats out of hearing, one feeling in the back of your neck and another in the pit of your stomach, a place where you go …