December 1, 2020

REFUGEE – Refugee: Expanded 3CD (Esoteric)

Back in the early-to-mid 1970s, one of the things which started sprouting everywhere like so many virtuosic mushrooms was the 'supergroup' - an aggregation of musicians already famous from other bands joining forces, sometimes to great effect (ELP, Bad Company) and sometimes to, well, lesser (West, Bruce And Laing, Blind Faith). This phenomenon was still..

BRIAN DAVISON’S EVERY WHICH WAY (Esoteric)

Comparable to the slightly pastoral prog of Charisma labelmates Genesis circa the Trespass album, with strong hints also of early Traffic... Brian Davison. Plenty of people might be aware of him, at a guess, as he was, and remains, best known as the drummer with The Nice, the band which propelled Keith Emerson into the..