It’s time.

New gear is being purchased, demos are being recorded and musical ideas and concepts are swirling around and keeping me awake at night once again. This means… It’s time to make another Cosmograf album. You can expect something wonderous in 2016 and plenty of updates as we go.

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The British Disease

This month sees the release of Steven Wilson’s latest solo album ‘Hand. Cannot. Erase’, and the keyboard warriors of the prog world have sharpened their virtual knives in readiness.  You see Steven Wilson has offended the progerati by committing the cardinal sin of ‘having some commercial success’.  Of course he’s nowhere near Phil Collins levels […]

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Spotify artists are caught between a rock and a hard place

Caught between Spotify and a hard place.

  There’s been much talk in recent months about various high profile acts withdrawing their music from Spotify’s streaming service in protest at the ridiculously low payout per stream they are making to the artist. The latest to pull the plug was Taylor Swift, citing that streaming services failed to value her art.  Earlier in […]

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The Drover and the smell of the smoke

I thought it would be fun to give some of the background to the songs on Capacitor. The album was inspired by the many hours I spent walking around my local town of Waterlooville.  I thought a lot about how the area would have looked many years ago, and all the people, now dead, who […]

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The Post-album dream.

The world of Cosmograf is currently flatter than a Yorkshire man’s cap.  Celebr8.3 came and went in a blur and it was the pinnacle of a massive year of effort and achievement in releasing Capacitor and bringing a show live to the world.  Since then, it’s all been a major anti-climax.  The album is selling […]

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Celebr8.3 Update – Surprise Guests!

Celebr8.3 update: We’ve been keeping this quiet for a while but it’s time to spill the beans. We are going to be joined on stage by 2 special Cosmograf guests during our set on Sunday 1st June. Huw Lloyd Jones (Unto Us/Also Eden) is going to be singing ‘Memory Lost’ from When Age Has Done […]

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Celebr8.3 is looming. Get your tickets. WIN £300 worth here.

Celebr8.3 is nearly here.  Weekend tickets are £75.00 for ten of the most top bands in the Progressive genre! There are also day tickets at £45.00 or Evening tickets at £20.00. http://houseofprogression.progzilla.com/?p=182 SHARE THE PODCAST!  I want as many people as possible to hear this and get tickets for the Festival. Because of this I’m […]

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New Video released: The Fear Created

We’ve just launched our new video for ‘The Fear Created’, which is track 2 on the album, Capacitor.  The track features Nick D’Virgilio on drums and Colin Edwin on bass. Watch it here.

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