Occasionally I write about music for Echoes and Dust (and others). When I do, I’ll add links to these pieces to this page.

Album reviews

AmarantheMassive Addictive
AnathemaThe Optimist
Arch EnemyAs The Stages Burn!
Blues PillsLady In Gold: Live In Paris
Doris Brendel & Lee DunhamUpside Down World
The ChurchFurther/Deeper
Curved AirTapestry Of Propositions
Daisy And The DarkCircus EP
DelainLunar Prelude EP
Dream TheaterThe Astonishing
EnchantThe Great Divide
EpicaThe Holographic Principle
The Fierce And The DeadMagnet EP
GarbageStrange Little Birds
GodsticksFaced With Rage
Steve HackettThe Night Siren
Jean-Michel JarreElectronica 1: The Time Machine
Jean-Michel JarreElectronica 2: The Heart Of Noise
KarnatakaSecrets Of Angels
Dave KilminsterAnd The Truth Will Set You Free…
KnifeworldThe Unravelling
KylverThe Mountain Ghost
Levin Minnemann RudessFrom The Law Offices Of Levin Minnemann Rudess
Lacuna CoilDelirium
LeprousThe Congregation
Lonely RobotPlease Come Home
Luna RossaSecrets & Lies
Lunatic SoulFractured
Lunatic SoulWalking On A Flashlight Beam
LushBlind Spot EP
MetallicaHardwired To Self-Destruct
NightwishEndless Forms Most Beautiful
Panic RoomEssence
Anna PhoebeBetween The Shadow And The Soul
The Pineapple ThiefMagnolia
The Pineapple ThiefWhere We Stood
PursonDesire’s Magic Theatre
RiversideLove, Fear And the Time Machine
Steve RotheryThe Ghosts Of Pripyat
Steve Rothery BandLive In Rome
Se DelanThe Fall
SireniaDim Days Of Dolor
SireniaThe Seventh Life Path
Bruce SoordBruce Soord
Spock’s BeardThe First Twenty Years
Spock’s BeardThe Oblivion Particle
Roger WatersIs This The Life We Really Want?
Witch CharmerThe Great Depression
XandriaFire & Ashes EP

Book reviews

OpethThe Book Of Opeth


Kate Bush – Coming Home To Wuthering, Wuthering, Wuthering Heights
Kate Bush – I Love The Beauty Of Rare Innocence
Jean-Michel Jarre – An Echoes and Dust Guide To… (Part 1)
Jean-Michel Jarre – An Echoes and Dust Guide To… (Part 2)
Jean-Michel Jarre – An Echoes and Dust Guide To… (Part 3)
Jean-Michel Jarre – An Echoes and Dust Guide To… (Part 4)
Chris Squire: In Memoriam

Gig reviews

Kate Bush at Hammersmith Apollo, London, 03/09/2014
The Church at O2 Academy, Islington, London, 04/06/2015
District 97/The Dave Kerzner Band/Oktopus at The Robin 2, Bilston, 28/03/2016
Dream Theater at Birmingham Symphony Hall, 18/04/2017
Gazpacho/Se Delan at Leamington Assembly, 14/04/2014
Karnataka at The Robin 2, 08/03/2015
Panic Room Weekend at The Robin 2, Bilston, 21-22/05/2016


Mariusz Duda of Riverside/Lunatic Soul
Epica‘s Mark Jansen & Simone Simons
Gazpacho‘s Thomas Andersen
Iamthemorning‘s Marjana Semkina
Lonely Robot‘s John Mitchell
Panic Room‘s Jonathan Edwards
Sirenia‘s Morten Veland
Spock’s Beard‘s Dave Meros