ODIN DRAGONFLY – SIRENS (Black Sand Records)

There is a very accomplished level of craft and skill going towards making this album into the acoustic musical tapestry which it is. Odin Dragonfly is, as any Mostly Autumn fans will know, something of a satellite project to the Mostly Mothership, being a duo consisting of former and current alumni Heather Findlay and Angela..

ZIO – Flower Torania (Posh And Rock)

There are moments of great restrained melodic prog beauty here, and there are also sections of sheer metallic hammer to make even the most carnivorous of metalheads nod appreciatively. It's Prog Metal Jim, but not as we know it. Zio. Let's start with a little explanation about who, or what, constitutes Zio. Essentially, it is..