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The second part of The European Perspective review of 2014, featuring albums released between March and June.

1. Cheeto’s Magazine – Nova America (25:25) from Boiling Fowls, 2014

2. The Gift – The Willows (12:01) from Land of Shadows, 2014

3. Froskull - Report From Ganymede (04:00) from Froskull, 2014

4. A Big Goodbye - The Other Side (05:10) from History in Rewind, 2014

5. IQ - The Road Of Bones (08:33) from The Road Of Bones, 2014

6. Ian Anderson – After These Wars (04:29) from Homo Erraticus, 2014

7. Delusion Squared – Finally Free (06:42) from The Final Delusion, 2014

8. Nick Magnus – Eminent Victorians (07:02) from N’Monix, 2014

9. Cast - The Old Travel Book (09:08) from Arsis, 2014

10. Kaukasus – Lift The Memory (08:54) from I, 2014

11. The Rube Goldberg Machine – Man Of Glass (04:19) from Fragile Times, 2014

12. moheir - Heisenberg (04:12) from A Rough Soundrack, 2014

13. Karfagen – Yuletide (05:31) from Magician’s Theater, 2014

14. Syd Arthur - Hometown Blues (03:48) from Sound Mirror, 2014

15. Anubis – Hitchhiking to Byzantium (09:39) from Hitchhiking to Byzantium, 2014

16. Iluvatar – Resolution (07:03) from From The Silence, 2014

17. Mostly Autumn – Skin on Skin (05:54) from Dressed in Voices, 2014

18. Nathan Mahl - Spirit (08:30) from Justify, 2014

19. Cosmograf - The Reaper’s Song (05:54) from Capacitor, 2014

20. Umphrey’s McGee - No Diablo (04:13) from Similar Skin, 2014

21. Stars In Battledress – Hollywood Says So (04:27) from In Droplet Form, 2014

22. D Project – What Is Real (05:24) from Making Sense, 2014

23. Phish – The Line (05:22) from Fuego, 2014

24. Tim Bowness – Songs Of Distant Summers (05:02) from Abandoned Dancehall Dreams, 2014

25. A Secret River - Are You Coming With Me (05:15) from Colours of Solitude, 2014

26. Cloud Atlas – Journey’s End (08:50) from Beyond the Vale, 2014

27. Active Heed – The Numbers Of God (05:34) from Higher Dimensions, 2014

28. Minor Giant – Hand In Hand (06:33) from On the Road, 2014

29. The Gift – The Comforting Cold (19:39) from Land of Shadows, 2014

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Dec 072014
 
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The first part of The European Perspective’s review of 2014.

1. Transatlantic – Black as the Sky (06:46) from Kaleidoscope, 2014

2. Univers Zéro – Tres Affables (07:31) from Phosphorescent Dreams, 2014

3. Autumn Electric – Israel’s Curtains (04:46) from Flowers For Ambrosia, 2014

4. Major Parkinson – Twilight Cinema (05:41) from Twilight Cinema, 2014

5. Dream the Electric Sleep – Utopic (06:38) from Heretics, 2014

6. Lee Abraham – Distant Days (06:40) from Distant Days, 2014

7. Perfect Beings - Program Kid (04:39) from Perfect Beings, 2014

8. Syndone - Ade (05:01) from Odysseas, 2014

9. Frequency Drift – Midnight (06:02) from Summer, 2014

10. Jeff Green Project – Elder Creek (05:09) from Elder Creek, 2014

11. A.C.T. – A Truly Gifted Man (06:45) from Circus Pandemonium, 2014

12. Phoenix Again – Oigres (06:20) from Look Out, 2014

13. Snarky Puppy – What About Me (06:42) from We Like It Here, 2014

14. Simon Godfrey – Dust and Wires (04:02) from Motherland, 2014

15. Bigelf - Alien Frequency (04:15) from Into the Maelstrom , 2014

16. Glass Hammer - Crowbone (07:26) from Ode to Echo, 2014

17. Lazuli – Déraille (04:36) from Tant que l’herbe est grasse, 2014

18. Druckfarben – Dandelion (05:06) from Second Sound, 2014

19. Hibernal - The Streets in Darkness (05:17) from Replacements, 2014

20. Gazpacho - Death Room (18:47) from Demon, 2014

21. Messenger – The Perpetual Glow Of A Setting Sun (05:57) from Illusory Blues, 2014

22. Elephants of Scotland – Amber Waves (08:14) from Execute and Breathe, 2014

23. John Bassett – Pantomime (05:43) from Unearth, 2014

24. Alex Carpani – Sky And Sea (13:53) from 4 Destinies, 2014

25. Matt Stevens - The Bridge (11:50) from Lucid, 2014

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Nov 222014
 
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"I'm SO pleased The European Perspective is back. Now give me some cat treats or I'll trash the sofa"

“I’m SO pleased The European Perspective is back. Now give me some
cat treats or I’ll trash the sofa”

Yes, the European Perspective is back, with a plethora of new music from the very best British and European acts. Get your listening gear around this lot…

This year we’re working with our old friend Ken Foster to find out what your favourite albums of the year are in the Electric Garden/European Perspective poll – get along and vote!

1. AudioPlastik – Now (04:49) from Now (single), 2014

2. Lazuli - Une pente qu’on dévale (05:12) from Tant que l’herbe est grasse, 2014

3. Fish On Friday – Radio (04:43) from Godspeed, 2014

4. Gong – When God Shakes Hands with Devil (05:36) from I See You, 2014

5. Unto Us - Plan B (10:19) from The Human Landscape, 2014

6. Lunatic Soul - Gutter (08:42) from Walking on a Flashlight Beam, 2014

7. Millenium – Over & Over (05:40) from In Search Of The Perfect Melody, 2014

8. Billy Bottle & The Multiple – The Vessel (10:35) from Unrecorded Beam, 2013

9. Fractal Mirror – The Hive (05:33) from Garden Of Ghosts, 2014

10. Schnauser - National Grid (06:23) from Protein for Everyone, 2014

11. North Atlantic Oscillation – Dust (07:28) from The Third Day, 2014

12. Frequency Drift – Midnight (06:02) from Summer, 2014

13. Andrew Taylor – Podhu & Aruwa (15:19) from Mohribold, 2011

14. AudioPlastik – Leave Me Here (05:41) from Now (single), 2014

15. jh – Wartime Spirit (03:50) from So Much Promise, 2013

16. Emmett Elvin – Where Do You Think You’re Going? (05:19) from Bloody Marvels, 2014

17. Pain Of Salvation – Chain Sling (04:08) from Falling Home, 2014

18. Kitten Pyramid – English Rosa (05:06) from Uh-Oh!, 2014

19. Dropshard - Tied Together (06:40) from Silk, 2014

20. Gandalf’s Fist – Drifter on the Edge of Time (06:38) from A Forest of Fey, 2014

21. United Progressive Fraternity - The Water (05:22) from Fall In Love With The World, 2014

22. Kaipa – Unique When We Fall (05:18) from Sattyg, 2014

23. Kant Freud Kafka – Dama (12:34) from No tengas miedo, 2014

24. The Enid – Leviticus (06:33) from First Light, 2014

25. Kayak – Actium (07:47) from Cleopatra The Crown Of Isis, 2014

26. Arcade Messiah – Everybody Eating Everyone Else (07:59) from Arcade Messiah, 2014

27. Pendragon – Faces of Light (05:50) from Men Who Climb Mountains, 2014

28. Syndone - Ade (05:01) from Odysseas, 2014

29. Moon Safari - Lover’s End Pt. III – Skellefteå Serenade (24:56) from Live in Mexico, 2014

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Sep 062014
 
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As well as the usual raft of new releases – including some killer tunes from Tin Spirits, Multifuse and The Dowling Poole – in this show I’m featuring some fab tunes, both old and new, with a big Canterbury Scene/jazz/outre sort of vibe.

 
 
Artist
Song
Time
Album
Year
 
1Matching MoleO Caroline05:06Matching Mole1972
2The TangentThe Canterbury Sequence08:06The Music That Died Alone2003
3Hatfield And The NorthThe Stubbs Effect/Big Jobs (Poo Poo Extract)/Going Up To People And Tinkliing/Calyx/Son Of 'There's No Place Like Homerton'/Aigrette/Rifferama20:55Hatfield And The North1974
4Tin SpiritsLittle Eyes08:26Scorch2014
5Rumour CubesDo Not Go Gently05:54Appearances of Collections2014
6MultifuseI Feel the Rain08:22Harmony of Opposites2014
7The TangentLost in London08:08A Place in the Queue2006
8Picchio Dal PozzoIl Presidente09:36Camere Zimmer Rooms2001
9Robert WyattWas A Friend06:11Shleep1997
10Emmett ElvinBeyond Astronomy's Reach05:35Bloody Marvels2014
11Chrome HoofUltimate Sealed Unit05:46Chrome Black Gold2013
12GuapoTremors From The Future11:16History Of The Visitation2013
13Soft MachineMoon In June19:06Third1970
14Seven ImpaleEschaton Horo08:30City of the Sun2014
15The Dowling PoolePaper, Scissors, Stone04:03Bleak Strategies2014
16GreenwallNon c'e' Mai Tempo Per Niente07:55Zappa Zippa Zuppa Zeppa2014
17The TangentLost In London 25 Years Later07:33Not As Good As The Book2008
18KhanDriving To Amsterdam09:23Space Shanty1972
19jhFort Dunlop06:44Wanderlust2011
20National HealthTenemos Roads14:34National Health1978
21BrufordEither End Of August05:24Feels Good To Me1978
22U.K.In The Dead Of Night07:30Shadows From The Sun1978
23Henry FoolMen Singing06:43Men Singing2013
24Regal WormApple Witch04:05Use And Ornament2013
25Amoeba Split Turbulent Matrix10:47Dance Of The Goodbyes2010
26ArgosCruel Symmetry20:43Cruel Symmetry2012
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