Zachary Nathanson

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I’m a freelance writer/blogger that started doing reviews nine years ago. I’m a fan of Hard Rock, Progressive Rock, Heavy Metal, and Jazz Rock. Also a musician for 20 years. Music has been my friend since listening to the Beatles when I was a little boy. It wasn’t until I discovered Pink Floyd 20 years ago and it changed my life. Geek also, but the Progressive genre has still kept me going from day one. And there’s no stop sign for me. I also have a blog site in which I also do reviews since 2008 entitled, Music from the Other Side of the Room.

Articles by Zachary Nathanson

The Aaron Clift Experiment – The Age of Misinformation

The Age of Misinformation is The Aaron Clift Experiment’s gratification, and the album that we need, now and forever.

Elephant9 – Arrival of the New Elders

Brought in enough groceries to cook a moody and hot-and-spicy meal that you will make you want more from what’s inside their kitchen.

Oak – The Quiet Rebellion of Compromise

It is a welcoming return for the band by bringing in those heavy subjects that sounds like something straight out of Christopher Nolan’s 2008 sequel to Batman Begins, The Dark Knight. And it’s an album that’ll be talked about in the years to come.

Shaam Larein – Sticka En Kniv I V​ä​rlden

Shaam Larein are the ones you need to watch out for in the roaring ‘20s.

Zero Times Everything – Sound of Music

Yes it is a stimulating release and it’ll take time, but the enduring compositions are an exploration.

Ayreon – Universal Migrator Parts I & II (Remixed & Remastered)

While Universal Migrator never got the recognition due to being in between Into the Electric Castle and The Human Equation, it is time to give the remixed edition the proper handshake it deserves by rising from the stratosphere.

Moonage Daydream

This documentary is to be played at maximum volume.

Toby Amies – In The Court of the Crimson King: King Crimson at 50

Whatever you may think of both Robert Fripp and King Crimson, this documentary brings everything full circle for the legacy of the band’s music forever and ever.

High Command – Eclipse of the Dual Moons

High Command have delivered the good as they come back with enough pounds of meat to cook.

Mediæval Bæbes – MydWynter

MydWynter is a perfect Christmas release for 2022. It is a planned holiday season that they’ve released by going towards a rumination of Zen.

Doomsday – Depictions of Chaos

Depictions of Chaos is all-spread panic, mixed in with a full-out bloody massacre with snarling overtones, and chainsaw guitar-like leads. And if you’re thinking they’re going to slip a sloppy ballad on you, guess what, you’re barking up the wrong tree motherfucker!

Devil’s Witches – In All Her Forms

Ominous, brutal, and doom-like concepts, mixed in with ‘70s prog and krautrock jurisdictions, Devil’s Witches bring out the big guns to add more fuel to the fire.

The Beatles – Revolver (Super Deluxe)

Revolver has been reborn for the 21st century. This is the box set you’ll probably need in time between either for Hanukkah or for Christmas.

Lumenette – All Around My Head

All Around My Head deserves a huge amount of listens to give Lumenette the welcoming handshake, she proudly deserves.

Devin Townsend – Lightwork

There are moments on this album where jumps from one ship to another. Whether it’s death metal, symphonic metal, experimental romances, alternative rock, or adding that fuel-driven punch of post-rock, Devy goes for the jugular.

Spell – Tragic Magic

They’ve brought in these supernatural fairy tales by bringing it to life on the big screen.

Balungan – Kudu Bisa Kudu

It is a challenging release. Whether you get it or you don’t you have to appreciate what the ensemble were doing on that Tuesday Night.

Chez Kane – Powerzone

Kane keeps the spirit of the female hard rockers from the 1980s by tipping her hat to the legends, and holding the torch to never let the legends die.

KUHN FU – Jazz is Expensive / Live at Saalfelden

It puts you in the front seat, watching the sextet blaze through a hot production level of this volcanic explosion, waiting to happen.

Various Artists – Prog Presents Metal Blade Records

It may take a while to get into the digital sampler, but for 40 years on, Metal Blade Records is still growing stronger than ever.

Anima Morte – Serpents in the Fields of Sleep

Anima Morte’s music may not be everyone’s cup of tea per se, but this is where they finally come together and make the most effusive release that’ll astonish, shock, and startled listeners for its true giallo-like flick, brought to life on the silver screen.

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