2017 is just around the corner and it's going to be HEAVING with great Kscope records.
So, time to take stock and enjoy all the fayre from the last 12 months in Billy Reeves's end-of-term summation.
In an hour-long feast, swimming in gravy, we'll hear Paul Draper on his meeting with Kscope, The Anchoress on her meeting with Andy Summers, iamthemorning, fresh from winning the Progressive Music Award for Album of the Year, Bruce Soord on collaboration & Se Delan on cat adoption...
..news on next year's plans too...
Dedicated to all our listeners and a big kiss under the mistletoe to my mate Jerry Ewing, and all the staff at Team Rock.
Thanks for your ears!
IN THIS PODCAST:
Happiness III (from 4 1/2 and available on 7” single)
“a further gateway for newcomers ahead of what will surely be another magnum opus” Record Collector
Confessions of a Romance Novelist (from Confessions of a Romance Novelist)
HMV’s Welsh Album of the Year
Limelight Award at the Progressive Music Awards
“Compelling” THE OBSERVER
Chalk and Coal (from Lighthouse)
ALBUM OF THE YEAR at the Progressive Music Awards
“Life affirming, beautiful, heavenly – a monumental album” Prog Magazine
Shadow Box(ers)(from Drifter)
“Belinda Kordic’s voice – a soft, sensual, gossamer timbre – floats effortlessly over Greaves’ glorious, chiming guitar chords in much the same way that Elizabeth Fraser did with Robin Guthrie all those years ago in the Cocteau Twins.” God Is In The TV
Bloodchild (from Songs from the Haunted South)
FOPP’s Album of the Month back in the summer
The Pineapple Thief
In Exile (from Your Wilderness)
“An outstanding and astonishingly refreshing release”
10/10 POWERPLAY MAGAZINE
In Celebration of Life feat. Vincent Cavanagh (Anathema)(from Scintilla)
"Scintilla is proof Erra's apprenticeship is over. Welcome to the era of Erra." Prog Mag (UK)
Sweet Billy Pilgrim
Kalypso (from the 2016 Kscope LP and CD Remaster of Twice Born Men)
All Burn (NAO Remix) (from Air in the Embers)
Ohio dream-prog duo The Receiver release emotional remix collection Air in the Embers
Survival (Errai) (from Errai)
“It’s an opportunity to see the songs from a different angle and also a triumph to their dynamism that you don’t get with many artists.” – 4.5/5 Already Heard
No Ideas feat. Steven Wilson (from EP ONE)
Friends Make the Worst Enemies (from EP TWO)
Coming soon in 2017...
Porcupine Tree ‘The Delerium Years 1991 – 1993’
9LP Box Set on 180g heavyweight vinyl
REMASTERED BY STEVEN WILSON
Release Date 27th January 2017, pre-order now
Blackfield V sees a return to the full partnership that made the first two albums such firm favourites with fans, hinted at by the reprisal of the medicine bottle in the artwork from their first album.
Richard Barbieri ‘Planets + Persona’
New studio album from the Japan and Porcupine Tree keyboard maestro. His most sonically expansive work to date with an array of guest performers.
Paul Draper ‘Spooky Action’ details tbc...
“Striking and stirring: Draper’s debut solo LP, can’t come soon enough” PROG MAGAZINE