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ARTICLE: REDISCOVERY

Gilgamesh: Another Fine Tune You've Got Me Into

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Gilgamesh
Another Fine Tune You've Got Me Into
Charly
1978

Today's Rediscovery pays tribute to a musician who has been dead for over 30 years but whose brief body of work remains a seminal part of the British Canterbury scene that included groups like Soft Machine, Caravan and Hatfield and The North ...

NEWS: OBITUARY

Graham Collier, 1937-2011

Graham Collier, 1937-2011

Written by Duncan Heining Composer, bassist and bandleader Graham Collier left town on Friday, September 9,, 2011. He was holidaying with his partner, John, in Crete, when a sudden heart failure took his final breath. It was quick, relatively painless but unexpected. We all felt sure Graham had too much sparkle, too much music in him to ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Samo Salamon Trio: Almost Almond

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It's starting to feel as if the further guitarist Salamon Salamon progresses in his career, the faster the company he keeps. On this trio date, he's working with bassist Drew Gress and drummer Tom Rainey, both with numerous appearances on record to their credit. But Salamon isn't out of his depth; this is a trio that ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Gilgamesh: Another Fine Tune You've Got Me Into

Read "Another Fine Tune You've Got Me Into" reviewed by Nic Jones

British bass guitarist Hugh Hopper's recent death in the summer of 2009 throws this reissue into some sad relief. Recorded and originally released some 31 years ago, the fare is fusion of an order made rare by the fact that it's played with a measure of diffidence and an absence of empty technical fireworks. In short ...