Dec 102017
 
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We’re taking a break from the Top 250 shows – they’ll be back in the New Year – to focus on the excellent music released in 2017. Part 1 features albums released in the first part of the year, and as always I’m joined by Martin for the first part of Progradar’s 2017 picks.


The December People – Joy to the World / Jingle Bells (In The Style Of The Who) (05:33) from Rattle And Humbug, 2010
Brett William Kull – My House is Loud (05:23) from Open Skies Exploding, 2017
Paul Menel – Pedestal (04:27) from Spare Parts For Broken Hearts, 2017
Karda Estra – Solar Riviera (06:42) from Infernal Spheres, 2017
Pain of Salvation – Tongue of God (04:53) from In the Passing Light of Day, 2017
Semistereo – 35 Dollar Special (06:08) from Trans Earth Injection, 2017
Sloth Metropolis – The Grove (03:44) from Origins, 2017
Tim Bowness – You Wanted To Be Seen (05:32) from Lost In The Ghost Light, 2017
Disperse – Surrender (05:24) from Foreword, 2017
Citizen Cain’s Stewart Bell – Time Dilation (09:15) from The Antechamber of Being (Part 2), 2017
IT – Revolution (05:52) from We’re All In This Together, 2017
Orange Clocks – Tope’s Hope/Darkside (03:34) from Tope’s Sphere 2, 2017

Progradar’s 2017 Picks (part 1)
Maddison’s Thread – A Thomas Hardy Evening (05:18) from Sixty Minutes an Hour, 2017
Big Big Train – Brave Captain (12:38) from Grimspound, 2017
Bjørn Riis – Where Are You Now? (07:32) from Forever Comes to an End, 2017
Rikard Sjöblom’s Gungfly – Polymixia (11:39) from On Her Journey To The Sun, 2017
Cosmograf – Hay Man (12:38) from The Hay Man Dreams, 2017

Richard Barbieri – Interstellar Medium (05:38) from Planets + Persona, 2017
Alan Reed – Cross My Palm (05:47) from Honey On The Razor’s Edge, 2017
Kaprekar’s Constant – Blue Bird (17:54) from Fate Outsmarts Desire, 2017
C Sides – Living Without Wires (05:17) from We Are Now, 2017
Isaac Vacuum – Golem (04:05) from Lords, 2017
Tom Slatter – Satellites (04:42) from Happy People, 2017
Barock Project – Happy to see you (07:37) from Detachment, 2017
Golden Caves – Mother (05:38) from Collision, 2017
Steve Hackett – Anything But Love (05:57) from The Night Siren, 2017
Big Hogg – Vegan Mother’s Day (02:53) from Gargoyles, 2017
Mostly Autumn – Once Round the Sun (05:10) from Sight of Day, 2017
Mogador – The Escapologist (07:00) from Chaptersend, 2017
Carptree – Porous (05:22) from Emerger, 2017
Cast – Power and Outcome (07:24) from Power and Outcome, 2017
Isildur’s Bane & Steve Hogarth – Peripheral Vision (07:02) from Colours Not Found In Nature, 2017
White Willow – In Dim Days (11:07) from Future Hopes, 2017
The December People – The First Noel (in the style of King Crimson) (05:48) from Sounds Like Christmas, 2001

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  One Response to “The European Perspective 2017 review part 1”

  1. Blue Bird is mainly about Malcolm Campbell rather than Donald Campbell. Although actually it seems to be more about Parry Thomas and Babs.

    Sorry about the pedantry, but it proves I was listening… to you and to the track!

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