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TEYR - Far From the Tree (Sleight of Hand)

After two years of honing their craft on the road, the London-based Irish, Welsh and Cornish trio Teyr (which means three in Cornish) have bestowed upon us an album of exquisite quality and uncompromising energy. FAR FROM THE TREE presents ten works of sculptural beauty that demand our attention...

Omar Rahbany - Passport (Rahbany Yahia Productions)

Three years in the making, Omar Rahbany's PASSPORT is a treat for the senses from a Lebanese pianist and composer who is yet to reach his thirtieth year. The treat begins within the act of opening the CD's exquisite packaging with its book-like binding, thick textural pages, colourful digital...

Old Blind Dogs - Room With A View (OBD Music)

From first sight of the digi-pack sleeve this is clearly a considered album. A sense of timelessness and a sense of place seaps though everything. There is a playfulness through the presentation of the album, did the title suggest the sleeve or did the sleeve suggest the title, either way it works...