Category: Reviews & Commentary

Echoes in London – pt2:

Absolute Ambient Right off the plane after an all night flight, we drove south, pretty close to as far south as one can get and still be in England, and were greeted by this landscape: That’s the scenery outside the home of Matt Coldrick, who records with Matt Hillier as “Absolute Ambient”. They performed some…

Echoes in London

We’re gearing up for an expedition to London and it’s looking like a phenomenal trip. Living room concerts with Absolute Ambient with Matt Coldrick and Matt Hillier a.k.a Ishq, Radio Massacre International, Leo Abrahams, Marconi Union and Ajanta Music. Interviews with Steve Hillage, Sounds from the Ground, John Foxx, and Bombay Dub Orchestra. It’s interesting…

NEARFEST 2005 REFLECTIONS

“There is no progress in Progressive Rock.” Those are words I heard over and over again during the recent NEARFest, The North East Art Rock Festival. Whether I spoke to bassist Patrick Djivas of the Italian rock group, PFM, Roger Triguaux, guitarist with Present or Paul Sears, drummer with The Muffins, they all had the…