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My Week in Prog

There has been a veritable avalanche of music these past seven days. Since I’ve formally recognised my burgeoning obsession with progressive rock I decided it might be fun to keep a record (no pun intended) of what I’ve been listening to since starting  1,515 more words


Fairport's Cropredy Convention 2014

If it is the second weekend in August then this must be Cropredy.

A tradition for many of the 20,000 revellers who descend on this tiny Oxfordshire village on the same weekend every year, Fairport Convention’s festival is a long lived and seemingly unchanging festival.   1,424 more words

Music General

A musical perspective on the War in Gaza

In the song ‘Trenchtown Rock’ Bob Marley said ‘When music hits you, you feel no pain’.  During the evening of 9th August 2014 I perhaps discovered the exception that proves the rule. 2,255 more words


Fish to leave Marillion

Progressive rock fans throughout the country have aired their disappointment today at news that front man Fish aka Derek Dick is planning to leave 1980s progressive rock band Marillion. 272 more words


Fish at The Gala Theatre, Durham on 29th September 2014

When Fish released his most recent album, A Feast of Consequences in September last year, it had been almost six years since his last one. During that time Fish had two operations on his vocal chords, was both married and divorced inside a year and had rekindled his love of scuba diving. 649 more words