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Lard Free: I’m Around About Midnight – Freakout French prog-post-jazz

This is a lovely little piece of 1973 French ahead-of-its-time-ism for your listening pleasure.  This is a bit of a staple for me; one I return to time and time again, which in a world filled with music means a lot.   ok – yes it’s true, I’m un unrepentant Francophile (well inner-city-left-wing-Praiseanphile to be more […]

Love love love Archaia

Holy WOW I love this album! ARCHAÏA were formed in the mid-seventies by MAGMA fans who wanted to do something different: play music using percussion only (no drums) and make full use of the guitar. They have alternately been compared to JADE WARRIOR, ARACHNOID, HELDON, MAHAVISHNU, KING CRIMSON (circa “Red”), UNIVERS ZERO and of course, […]