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Astounded by Sound! · 1W ago

Schnauser - Irritant

Madness, they call it madness...In my fevered imaginings I would like to think that the annoyingly over-capable DIY Sturmführer Dick Strawbridge, he of the unfeasibly humungous moustache and...
Astounded by Sound! · 1M ago

faUSt - Fresh Air

"All we need...is fresh air in our brain" declaims the propulsive opening title track to this driven and tribal album, recorded on a tour of the USA in 2016, and Faust...or is it faUSt..., t...
Astounded by Sound! · 1M ago

Juxtavoices - Warning: May Contain Notes

Warning: May Contain Notes is the third release from Sheffield-based Martin Archer's Juxtavoices, described by Martin, quite succinctly I feel, as an "antichoir". While the largest proportio...
Astounded by Sound! · 2M ago

The Fierce And The Dead - Field Recordings

The new album from Rushden musical sensation The Fierce And The Dead was going to be called That'll Lern Ya, Me Ol' Booty, but Bad Elephant label boss 'Ard Man Elliott weren't havin' none o'...
Astounded by Sound! · 2M ago

The Bob Lazar Story - Baritonia

You do realise that yesterday the owner of Everton FC bought the Liver Building, and the Liver Birds will be painted a rightful and justified Royal Blue, to go with our new ground nestling b...
Astounded by Sound! · 2M ago

A collection of misfits and awkwardness...

Permanently snowed under with review downloads, sometimes you need a good virtual enema to clear out the crap...so here's a collection of shorties. some by guest reviewers:Dr Watson's Sphinc...
Astounded by Sound! · 3M ago

The MOJO CD - Pigs Might Fly

With a sub-title of "MOJO Presents A Compendium of Progressive Sounds", how could I resist a deeper look into the latest cover-mount CD from probably the best mainstream music magazine here ...
Astounded by Sound! · 3M ago

All Them Witches - Sleeping Through The War

"Ain't nobody gonna tell me howda run ma town"All Them Witches are purveyors of desert rock, for want of a better term, but that's a way too limiting a description for this classic album tha...
Astounded by Sound! · 3M ago

Prog Sphere Promotions - Progotronics

It is thanks to Nikola Savić of Prog Sphere Promotions that six or seven years ago my ceaseless witterings about music no-one listens to got a wider audience, for it was via his site that my...
Astounded by Sound! · 4M ago

Taylor's Free Universe - Family Shot

"Prog" is a word derived from progressive, so I have always found it somewhat ironic that a lot of prog fans are very conservative in their musical outlook and view anything that wanders eve...