Iris interviewt: Theo Travis (Written interview in Dutch)

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Since this year I also translate some of my latest interviews in Dutch, which you can read on Progpraat.com! Go check it out:

Iris interviewt: Theo Travis

If you want to listen to the original interview in English, click here:

https://grendelhq.wordpress.com/2015/12/20/purple-flower-progressive-hour-christmas-special-interviews-with-theo-travis-hekz-aristocrats-and-iq/

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Theo Travis

Purple Flower Progressive Hour Christmas Special! Interviews with Theo Travis, HeKz, Aristocrats and IQ!

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Interview with Theo Travis, HeKz, The Aristocrats and IQ! Continue reading

Soft Machine + Satisfaction Injection Live At The Boerderij, Zoetermeer, 2 December 2015

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Soft Machine are a well-known progressive rock/fusion/jazz rock band, which had many line-up changes over the years. The most recent line-up consists of the following members: Roy Babbington on bass guitar, John Etheridge on guitar, Theo Travis on saxophone, flute and piano and John Marshall on drums. I had the honour to interview Theo right before the gig, you can listen to the interview here. The current line-up used the name Soft Machine Legacy, but since this year the band dropped the word ‘Legacy’ and are continuing their work and performances with the original name. Due to illness, John Marshall was unable to tour with the band. Luckily the band found a good replacement drummer, named Nic France. I’ve never seen Soft Machine perform live and don’t know what to expect at all. Would they be playing old material, or only their most recent work? The Dutch fusion/jazz rock band Satisfaction Injection had the honour to play before Soft Machine was going to perform. Continue reading

Isn’t It Quiet And Cold (An Update From Your Gentle Reporter)

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No, I did not miss the bus**, I’m just writing this blog post while I’m busy with writing a review for Background Magazine and replying on emails. This is just one of those days that you want to accomplish a lot, but somehow it doesn’t work out at all… Anyway, I’m glad that I have some great news to share with you guys! Continue reading