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ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

John Kelman's Best Releases of 2017

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For those who may have noticed, there have been no best of lists coming from yours truly since 2014; sadly, the chronic health problem that has reduced my previous writing pace to a crawl continues without much respite. My best of the year lists have always been predicated upon having reviewed the releases chosen, and with ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Martin Archer: Making A Difference, Doing Things Differently

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Martin Archer is a one-man music industry. Saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, band-leader and label owner--Archer has made a virtue of doing things differently. From early beginnings in music forty years ago, he has built his label Discus into a catalog that is as fine in quality as it is eclectic in taste and content. Based in ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Rachael And The Red Socks: Melodies And Time

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Melodies And Time creates a quandary for those who seek to put music into neat little boxes. It begins with a hint of Lal Waterson, one of Britain's finest and most underrated songwriters; adds arrangements worthy of Robert Kirby's work with Nick Drake; and melds pastoral tones with African instruments. There are touches of jazz and ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Pentangle: One More Road & Live 1994

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Amongst the artists who, to a greater or lesser extent, explored ways to marry traditional British folk with the energy of rock in the late 1960s and early 1970s, Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and Pentangle stand out as three of the most memorable. But while Fairport and Steeleye would move further towards a rock aesthetic, Pentangle ...