Occasionally a CD lands in the 'In' pile that I know nothing about whatsoever, and it can be a refreshing change of pace to dive in unaware of what's to come upon popping it in and pressing play. Such was the case with the eponymous debut album from American spacey progressive rock outfit There Is..
Dune Sea started out as a 2012 solo project for Ole Nogva, a Trondheim-based guitarist/keys player, vocalist and all-round sonic warrior, described then on Facebook as "a true Norwegian post-ironic space stoner". Later in 2017, drummer Erik Bråten joined him for the first Dune Sea recording, the All Quiet Under The Suns EP. This enjoyed..
Lockdown (Keep Calm) has one of those irresistible Hawkwind riffs over which guitars, synths and disembodied voices weave a hypnotic spell. Imagine if Joe Biden came out on his presidential campaign with a guitar strapped around his neck and launched into Silver Machine or Master Of The Universe. That rather bizarre image crossed my mind..