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EP Review: Oliver Cheung’s Remembrance
March 23, 2018

EP Review: Oliver Cheung’s Remembrance

Hong Kong composer and multi-instrumentalist Oliver Cheung has released his first offering, an three-track instrumental EP titled Remembrance.  It’s a pleasant, ambient listening experience, but…

Album Review: Power, by Staring Into Nothing
January 16, 2018

Album Review: Power, by Staring Into Nothing

California trio Staring Into Nothing released their album Power via Antares Records in November 2017, featuring twelve tracks of politically minded, piano-focused prog rock.  The single…

Baldwin’s Choice: Magma
July 4, 2017

Baldwin’s Choice: Magma

It’s satisfying to know that there’s a progressive rock band out there that takes the negative tags associated with the genre and runs with them….

Baldwin’s Choice: Cardiacs
June 8, 2017

Baldwin’s Choice: Cardiacs

Cardiacs is what happens when worlds collide. Who would have thought that two completely separate rock subgenres with two entirely different musical outlooks would ever…

Bair Grills: Sorceress by Opeth
October 30, 2016

Bair Grills: Sorceress by Opeth

After 34 years of listening to a wide spectrum of musical genres, few bands that I’ve encountered have transcended labels and specifications to the degree…