Excellent Album

By: Henri Strik (edited by Peter Willemsen) I received many CD-releases in 2009, but none of them sounded as impressive as the debut album of IO Earth. This duo consists of Dave Cureton and Adam Cough, two musicians from Birmingham (U.K.). They have been friends since...

This Is Special

By BL A couple times this issue I have come across use of the flugle horn on an album and it occurs to me that this Is a new dimension that many bands and musicians could make good use of. The instrument is used along side trumpet on an atmospheric album that could be...

IOEarth Crossover Prog

By Rivertree This music has much of a cinematic vibe, like composed as a soundtrack for a movie. Well – the overall length with more than 90 minutes nearly matches. The album shows a relaxed flow basically – but is provided with several twists and turns...

Album of the Year

IOEarth’s Dave Cureton and Adam Gough have crafted a ecological progressive masterpiece with their debut double album. Its running time of over 100 minutes takes you on a journey like no other through three different movements Water,Earth and finally Air....