SXSW 2012 Artist Showcase

Every March music-hungering hordes swarm Austin, Texas for the South By Southwest Festival, an event that offers up a veritable smorgasbord of artists and record labels to sample over the course of a week.  As appetites are sated and thirst is slaked, the big question upon everyone’s lips is - Which hotly-tipped artists will set the music world … [Read more...]

Underappreciated Album of the Month: UAM #3 (Ayreon – The Human Equation, 2004)

It’s difficult for me to discuss Ayreon’s The Human Equation; it means so much to me and carries such a weight in quality and importance, especially since it exists alongside so many over appreciated albums, that I feel no words can do it justice. But here goes my attempt. The Human Equation, Ayreon’s sixth studio album, is a sprawling, lush, … [Read more...]