One function of a band name is to give an indicator of the band’s musical style. Hence, it’s easier to imagine Iron Maiden and The Carpenters that way round; if they swapped names, something would be wrong with the universe. The same with, to pick a couple of bands at random, Weather Report and Cannibal..
Taking its inspiration from a Philip K Dick story, the gloriously retro and yet simultaneously futuristic [Perky Pat] displays an array of keyboard textures, coming over like an infectiously joyous meeting of Rick Wakeman and Philip Glass. This is the way the album unfolds, bouncing from one element of the full prog rock all-you-can-eat buffet..
Sometimes the name of a band can leave you under entirely the wrong impression about the material they actually purvey. Despite their superbly 'English' name, Hats Off Gentlemen It's Adequate may in all likelihood fall into that very category. The name immediately conjures up a quirky English eccentricity embodied by the likes of Kevin Ayers,..
Resonate 2 is the anticipated sequel to 2018's successful Resonate Festival. Resonate was a classic and progressive rock event which took place at the O2 Islington Academy, was a fundraiser for MacMillan Cancer Support and raised healthy funds for the cause. Resonate embraced a broad musical palette, but was mainly about ‘music without boundaries’. Conceived..