Review: Trojan Horse – World Turned Upside Down

The process of making an album can sometimes be a battle worthy of Sisyphus. You like something. Then you remember how much you preferred the demo version. Then you fight with yourself, bring the ideas and everybody else chimes in. That’s one layer done, another 110 or so to go. Now imagine that process extrapolated, amplificated and saturated with ideas and you end with the … Continue reading Review: Trojan Horse – World Turned Upside Down

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Review: Trojan Horse + Support @ Horatia Pub

The sun has returned to London. About time! Spring has finally sprung, droughts are being called off, David Cameron didn’t know what LOL meant, and things are looking up. These things however do not mean people go to gigs. The sun makes people go to parks and get heatstroke/drunk in the sun, so they have to go home early or just stay lounging in parks and beer gardens. Which is a shame because you missed some fine musical talent London. Continue reading “Review: Trojan Horse + Support @ Horatia Pub”

Interview – Trojan Horse

#IFOWONPRO ! That means I For One Welcome Our New Prog Rock Overlords! Some say we are paraphrasing Grand Theft Auto Vice City, the less knowledgeable points out to a brilliant episode of The Simpsons but the true origin of the “I for one welcome our ___ overlords” is from an obscure 70s film based on H.G. Wells’ Empire of the Ants.

But, yeah, TrojanHorse, a prodigious fantastic quartet from Salford. We’ve reviewed them before, we even offered you with cupped hands one of their tracks. Heck, we even had to post again about them just to remind them their awesomeness (and the Power of The Beard ….compels you!) Now, we  sent them an email and the lovely band took some time from their heavy riffage exercise to answer them.  Continue reading “Interview – Trojan Horse”

Greeks bearing gifts

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Stream – ‘Brazilian’

I remember the words a certain famous musician said, that music was about creating universes by any means available. This musician in fact had little credit and fame in his career and his Opus was considered as “rather eccentric” at the time he walked this Earth. Funny.

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