The Nuri – [2009] Masquerade

Excellent progressive hard rock with strong female vocals. This is one of the early prominent examples of professionally produced, Creative Commons licensed albums out there.

Early listeners on Jamendo equivocally praised it to be one of the best submissions on the platform. While the free music scene has exploded with thousands of artists, this release for me has stood the test of time. The title track made into one of the early Free Music Contest 2010 compilation conducted by Musikpiraten, an association dedicated to making known high quality Creative Commons music. But back to this album: Continue reading “The Nuri – [2009] Masquerade”

JT Bruce – [2005] Anomalous Material

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Instrumental progressive rock at its best. This over 10 year old album by JT Bruce contains just over one hour of meticulously produced music. No lyrics, but attention to detail throughout the 16 tracks. If you like this classic, you might also enjoy his 2015 release Vandal of Fortune (Jamendo). Continue reading “JT Bruce – [2005] Anomalous Material”

JT Bruce – [2006] The Dreamer’s Paradox

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Powerful instrumental progressive rock. And quite versatile. The 11 tracks of Dreamer’s Paradox contain both epic and silent pieces. All instruments are produces with much attention to detail. The album packed with great guitar riffs, bass lines and drum patterns. Continue reading “JT Bruce – [2006] The Dreamer’s Paradox”

Lüger – [2010] Concrete Light

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Lüger plays uplifiting psychadelic rock with punch and energy. What sounds like a contradiction, becomes noisy reality in front of your ears.

The Spanish band use heavily distorted guitars, synths and a dash of space rock to compose their take on rock music. Two tracks preview and the download link are below. Continue reading “Lüger – [2010] Concrete Light”