(((O))) Tag: Gaz Cloud

WATA IGARASHI – WIP06

Trippy techno of the highest calibre from an artist operating in a different sphere to many of their peers.

EXPLORING BIRDSONG – THE EXCHANGE, BRISTOL

Exploring Birdsong are fast fulfilling their promise and look set to bring their piano-led prog to bigger stages soon. This Bristol gig suggests catching them while you can.

Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & the London Symphony Orchestra – Promises

A meditative masterpiece that defies easy categorisation from a diverse and brilliant trio of unlikely collaborators.

RICHARD BARBIERI

Ahead of the release of his new album, Under A Spell, Richard Barbieri brings Echoes and Dust up-to-speed on the breakup of Japan, how he combines vintage and cutting edge technology, plus details of his varied and inspiring collaborations.

HRH PROG VIII – SHEFFIELD, DAY 2

Day 2 of Sheffield’s HRH Prog festival saw great turns from Canterbury legends Soft Machine and Caravan, amongst others.

HRH PROG VIII – SHEFFIELD, DAY 1

We headed to Yorkshire for the weekend to keep abreast of developments at the UK’s biggest prog festival, and heard great sets from both The Vintage Caravan and Gong on Day 1.

GLASTONBURY PSYCHFEST 2019

There’s far more to Glastonbury’s music scene than just a once-yearly festival in nearby Pilton. We relive 10 highlights from this year’s psychedelic celebration at The King Arthur here and now.

ARCTANGENT, 2019 • SATURDAY

Cult of Luna, Caspian, Meshuggah – ArcTanGent’s superb if soggy Saturday line-up was nigh on exhausting. Gaz Cloud donned the wellies and squelched his way through a muddy but magnificent 11 bands in 12 hours.

Festival Preview: ArcTanGent 2019 – Saturday

Here’s the lowdown on all the main players, plus a few recommendations from around the site, for the third and final day of this year’s ArcTanGent festival.

GONG • ED WYNNE – THEKLA, BRISTOL

Top-notch psychedelic music abounds as Gong and Ed Wynne’s tour stops in Bristol, where even sound issues can’t dampen the vibe.

Kavus Torabi from Gong

Kavus Torabi, guitarist and vocalist with Gong, on the creative process behind their new record and why it’s a psychedelic rather than progressive. He also drops hints about a new project, discusses hair care tips and more!

Riverside – SWX, Bristol

Riverside are a band on top of their game, turning in a top notch, professional trawl through their new album and back catalogue to a delighted Bristol audience.

10 YEARS OF KSCOPE – Union Chapel, London

Anathema steal the show at Kscope’s 10th birthday party, the headliners joined by a raft of label talent and special guests.

SONS OF APOLLO – SWX, BRISTOL

Sons of Apollo put on a slick show in Bristol, albeit one that’s almost as heavy on showboating as it is prog metal anthems.

Ten Years of Kscope

Ahead of their 10th anniversary party in London, Gaz Cloud looks back at the defining moments of the Kscope label.

KOZFEST 2018

Here’s the lowdown on Kozfest 2018, including headline appearances by Mugstar, The Cosmic Dead and Nodens Ictus.

Kozfest –Ten of the Best

Here are 10 unmissable highlights from Devon’s intimate psychedelic festival that’s very special indeed.

BE PROG! MY FRIEND – 2018

Be Prog! My Friend pulls together 10 top sets, with big names Pain of Salvation, A Perfect Circle, Sons of Apollo and Steve Hackett all delivering.

Matana Roberts & Kelly-Jayne Jones • Coby Sey – Ghost Notes, Peckham

Outlands Network brought together US composer Matana Roberts and UK sound artist Kelly-Jayne Jones for a new, collaborative project, birthed during a residency in Bristol. We caught the London date of the ensuing tour, with support ably provided by a trio featuring DJ and producer Coby Sey.

Plini

Plini is Australia’s premier guitarist/composer and also extremely affable. Gaz Cloud caught up with him ahead of his appearance at Be Prog! My Friend to discuss touring with Tesseract, his relationship with practice, the development of his signature sound and more in a revealing interview.

BE PROG! MY FRIEND 2018 PREVIEW: INTRODUCING THE BANDS – SATURDAY

Be Prog! My Friend’s Saturday night bill welcomes Plini, Gazpacho, Sons of Apollo, Steve Hackett and Burst to Barcelona. Read about and listen to all five acts here.

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