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Katatonia

The Fall of Hearts (various formats pre-order)


Katatonia's tenth studio album The Fall Of Hearts once again sees the band expanding its boundaries.

Available as a deluxe box set, a cd/dvd-v in mediabook, a standard cd and a double vinyl edition with download card.

The deluxe edition is presented in a 12" hardbook book and features:

- 30 plus page artwork book, with alternative album artwork
- The Fall Of Hearts CD with 2 bonus tracks
- DVD-V edition including hi-res stereo and 5.1 audio (DTS 96/24 5.1 & 96/24 Stereo LPCM) mixed by Bruce Soord
- Special Double 10" vinyl edition of The Fall Of Hearts
- An mp3 download code for the album plus 3 bonus tracks

Pre-order for 20th May release.


Frost*

Falling Satellites (cd / double vinyl with cd pre-orders)


After an 8 year silence, 2016 finally sees the release of the long awaited 3rd album from Frost*, Falling Satellites.

The brainchild of keyboard player Jem Godfrey, Frost* released its first album, Milliontown to critical acclaim in 2006. Then as now, Godfrey is joined by long-term collaborator John Mitchell (Lonely Robot/It Bites) on guitar and vocals plus Nathan King (Level 42) on bass and drummer Craig Blundell (Steven Wilson).

The album includes 11 songs with the final 6 songs forming a 32 minute long suite called Sunlight. Within this collection of songs comes an unexpected guest appearance from none other than Grammy nominated guitar legend Joe Satriani.

Available as a limited edition cd in media book and a double 180g vinyl in gatefold with cd. Both include the bonus tracks Lantern and British Wintertime.

Pre-order for 27th May release. The first 200 orders come with a signed postcard.


Airbag

Disconnected (cd / double vinyl pre-orders)


Airbag's fourth studio album Disconnected features six songs with thematic links running through them.

From the opening track Killer to the thirteen-minute long title piece, Airbag once more create an evocative sonic journey awash with lush soundscapes underlined by soaring guitars and soulful vocals.

Available as a limited edition cd in digipak and a double 180g vinyl version in gatefold cover. N.B. The image shown is not the cover.

Pre-order for 10th June release.


Rick Wakeman

Starship Trooper (cd pre-order)


A compilation of extraordinary performances by the Prince of Pomp, Rick Wakeman.

This collection contains 2 previously unreleased tracks (including a powerful rendition of Tool's Sober) in addition to several Wakemanised covers of songs by The Who, Pink Floyd, Supertramp, and Yes. Additional performers include Steve Hillage, Yes's Billy Sherwood and Steve Howe, William Shatner, Jerry Goodman (Mahavishnu Orchestra) and more.

Includes liner notes by Dave Thompson.

Pre-order for 29th April release.


Larry Coryell and The Eleventh House

The Funky Waltz (cd pre-order)


Alongside The Mahavishnu Orchestra, Weather Report, Mwandishi and Return To Forever, The Eleventh House were one the most important bands of the 1970s jazz-rock explosion.

With a line-up of guitar ace Larry Coryell, trumpeter Randy Brecker, Mike Mandel on keyboards, bassist Danny Trifan and drummer Alphonse Mouzon, the band produced a powerfully original brand of Fusion.

The Funky Waltz derives from a high quality live broadcast by WBCN-FM on 4th December 1973 (at The Jazz Workshop, Boston), and was recorded a few months before the release of the band's incendiary debut Introducing Eleventh House

Pre-order for 8th April release. N.B. The cover shown is a temporary image.


King Crimson

Live in Toronto - November 20th 2015 (double cd preorder)


The first full concert release by the current line-up of King Crimson.

Featuring both brand new and classic material, this 'Official Collector's Bootleg' captures King Crimson on a single night in the middle of the band's Canadian tour in November 2015.

Double cd with 12 page booklet.

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Kscope

Podcast 72


Kscope's Podcast 72 is online now and features new music from Iamthemorning and Se Delan's forthcoming albums, plus oldens (but goldens) from Gazpacho and Porcupine Tree, and a chat with Bruce Soord in his studio.

Available now.