Monthly Archives: April 2012

St Albans : The River Ver

I had been planning to walk on Snowdon on 1 May, but work had succeeded in getting in the way of that, so we decided to repeat a walk we had made the previous evening when the rains had finally … Continue reading

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DeeExpus plus Tinyfish (CRS version)

“After a year away,” says Simon Godfrey, and Tinyfish begin with The Sarcasm Never Stops, sharp guitar as it shuffles then settles, before kicking into a rhythmic riffing part, then edging along in phases with grating guitar prominent behind strong … Continue reading

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DeeExpus plus Tinyfish

Venue : The Peel, Kingston-upon-Thames, London Date : 27 April 2012 It had taken me the best part of 3 hours to drive down to Kingston from Northampton in the pouring drought, and now I was sitting in my car … Continue reading

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Esoteric Showcase 2012 (CRS version)

I was looking forward to this Esoteric Antenna showcase event.  It is good to see a record label out there which is devoted to Progressive Rock, and given that I already knew and liked the four bands on the bill … Continue reading

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Esoteric Antenna showcase – Tin Spirits

Venue : The Underworld, Camden, London Date : 14 April 2012 It is disappointing that there are now less people here than for Panic Room.  Whoever has left already clearly has no idea what they were about to miss.  I … Continue reading

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Esoteric Antenna showcase – Panic Room

Venue : The Underworld, Camden, London Date : 14 April 2012 Panic Room were the band I knew the best out of this showcase lineup, having seen them more than a few times in recent years, and they have always … Continue reading

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Esoteric Antenna showcase – Sanguine Hum

Venue : The Underworld, Camden, London Date : 14 April 2012 This continues my review of the Esoteric Antenna showcase gigs – the highlighted words are links, by the way, so please feel free to click on them.  I had … Continue reading

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Esoteric Antenna showcase – The Reasoning

Venue : The Underworld, Camden, London Date : 14 April 2012 I had not been sure how my weekend was going to pan out, so it was only on the Friday that I actually bought a ticket for this Esoteric … Continue reading

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Ilam and Dovedale

I was going up to Alvaston, near Derby, on Friday and Saturday with Debbie, and had decided I was going to go for one of my walks on the Saturday morning, so we popped along to Cotswold Outdoor in St … Continue reading

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