WHITESIDE’s DAUGHTER – Act 1 (EP Review)

WHITESIDE’s DAUGHTER – Act 1 (EP Review)

WHITESIDE’S DAUGHTER – BIO Whiteside’s Daughter are a new band from Mississippi and Alabama.  They are streaming, for a limited period, what is what we would call in the old days “Side 1” of their album.  This goes out under the title of Act 1. They describe themselves as “Southern Gothic Prog” which is certainly a first as far as I am aware. The album is called The Life You Save.  It is a concept…

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NTH ASCENSION – In Fine Initium (Album Review)

NTH ASCENSION – In Fine Initium (Album Review)

Oh, the euphoria of youth!  This release is like a breath of nostalgic air across the poisoned wasteland that sometimes shows itself in music. I grew up on bands such as Marillion, Pallas, and Pendragon.  They were very British bands, working in the Progressive Rock arena; almost like a New Wave of British Prog Rock, following in the huge footsteps of bands like Yes and Genesis.  Nth Ascension remind me very much of those bands…

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Interview: Shumaun’s Main Man, Farhad Hossain

Interview: Shumaun’s Main Man, Farhad Hossain

  The debut album from Shumaun is one of my favourite records of the year, with its sophisticated rock and passionate technicality.  Therefore, I was super excited to be able to interview singer/guitarist Farhad Hossain from the band.  Farhad gave Decibel Geek an insight into influences, plans and why music is being dumbed down! Adam Cox: I started the interview by congratulating Farhad on the fantastic debut album and asked him how he would position…

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Album Review: Shumaun – Shumaun

Album Review: Shumaun – Shumaun

AWESOME!  OK, review over…Nah, only joking.  Joking about the review being over – this band are AWESOME and have produced probably my favourite album of the year (apart from Armored Saint). A new band in age (formed in 2014), this is a set of serious musos, with chops that your local butcher would envy (maybe too British a reference, but I hope you all get the idea).  I was blown away from the “A New…

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