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Re: Your last listen

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Burning Witches - The dark tower
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Re: Your last listen

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Re: Your last listen

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Djabe & Steve Hackett 'Life is a journey' (2016)

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'Exquisite!' was the first word that entered my head after the opening seconds of this album. Djabe are my discovery of 2024 and already I'm a fan

This Hungarian group have been around for more than 25 years and play an energetic, atmospheric brand of Jazz-Rock not dissimilar to the Pat Metheny Group (fans of that outfit should be kicking themselves that they haven't found this record yet).

After regularly gigging together, Djabe along with Steve Hackett hid themselves away in a 1000-year-old church on Sardinia and jammed for a few days whilst enjoying the Mediterranean island.

There was enough material for an album and this is it. Outstanding playing - no, make that incredible playing - coupled with phenomenal recording quality make this an album you really need to hear.

Track 7 ''Building a Nuraghe' is a funky take on Steve Reich's 'Electric Counterpoint', originally written for Pat Metheny. Just amazing.

Go buy this now! You won't regret it.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd - Skynyrds Innyrds, greatest hits
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Re: Your last listen

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Nanci Griffith 'One Fair Summer Evening' (1988)

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In general, Country Music ain't my thing - but there are exceptions to every rule and the late, great Nanci Griffith is certainly one of those.

This is a wonderful, intimate live set from the angelic-voiced Nanci and a small backing group. I put this on to see if my new mini-monoblocks could do emotionally-charged music - damn it, they sure can!

A voice, an artist and an album that can touch your soul.

RIP Nanci and thanks for the music.

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That's a classic, Fretless. Right from track one it's brilliant, and it's such a shame we lost Nanci in 2021.

Other Voices, Too (some brilliant song choices) and Lone Star State of Mind (on which she sings her "other" signature tune "From A Distance".) are two more favourites of mine, but honestly, she never made a bad album.
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Kevin Ayers - Bananamour
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Re: Your last listen

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Brian Eno 'Another Green World' (1975)

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Eno's magnum opus is one of those albums that I often return to, it has a timeless quality and remains fresh with every listen.

Today I actually put the LP on (gasp!), being ill doesn't encourage you to leap up every 20 minutes to flip an album, so this is the first vinyl outing I've had for a while.

For the first time Downstairs the Logic TT and classic Grado cart through the all-new Class D amps and the combination is very pleasing. A dense, organic sound field with good definition.

Can't say I prefer it to the digital front end but most enjoyable nonetheless.

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David Gilmour - On an island
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