Author: Paul Whimpenny

Features writer and album reviewer. Fan of all music from Vivaldi onwards with a predilection for classic and progressive rock from the 1970s.

Tangerine Dream – La Divina Commedia (Kscope)

Just after the turn of the millennium, Tangerine Dream created a gargantuan musical piece based on Dante’s La Divina Commedia. Like Dante’s epic prose, it was divided into three separate parts: Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso. Inferno was released in CD and DVD formats in 2002, while Purgatorio and Paradiso followed in 2004 and 2006 respectively,..

Tenebra – Moongazer (New Heavy Sounds)

If you like your rock to be heavy, raw and bluesy then this one is definitely for you. The Italian region of Emilia-Romagna has a long and rich musical tradition. Giuseppe Verdi was born here, as were both the legendary conductor Arturo Toscanini and the opera singer that everybody knows: Luciano Pavarotti. Modern day counterparts,..