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Moon over Mountain - The Colors of Life

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Moon Over Mountain is the Colorado based duo of Ken Roberts on keyboards (piano, synthesizer, mellotron) and electronic drums, and vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Megan Buness, the latter...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-12-13)

Hazards of Swimming Naked - Take Great Joy

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Just to recap, I am not a listener who is fond of pigeon-holing music into genres, which seem to be essentially arbitrary and subjective. The category called post-rock is no different, with the...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-12-12)

Kraan - The Trio Years - Zugabe!

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Those who are familiar with Kraan throughout their career know that they have some excellent studio recordings, but where they really hit their stride is in a live setting, as any of their previous...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-12-11)

Tomeka Reid Quartet - Old New

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For her quartet, cellist Tomeka Reid joins up with two thirds of Thumbscrew — Mary Halvorson (guitar) and Tomas Fujiwara (drums) — and bassist Jason Roebke, a Chicago musician with...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-12-10)

Robert Carl - Splectra

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Carl is a prolific composer, currently resident in Hartford, Connecticut, where he is chair of the composition department at the Hartt School, University of Hartford. While he has less than a dozen...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-12-09)

Stereo Total - Ah! Quel Cinéma!

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Euro lofi twisted pop duo Stereo Total is back with their twelfth album, Ah! Quel Cinéma! If earlier albums resonated with influences from chanson, trash or disco to punk,...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-12-08)

Polly Gibbons - All I Can Do

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Polly Gibbons is a jazz singer from, of all places, a small town in Suffolk, England, the daughter of a farmer. None of which you would guess from listening to her. This is straight-up classic...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-12-07)

Forrest Fang - Ancient Machines

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Early on, which for Forrest Fang would be the 80s, much of his music was textural and minimalist, all things moving slowly through an ever-evolving listening space. Albums like Some Brighter...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-12-06)

Mark Wingfield & Gary Husband - Tor & Vale

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Mark Wingfield and Gary Husband are two musicians we’ve encountered before in a fairly wide variety of settings. Wingfield is on a number of releases on Moonjune in various configurations...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-12-05)

Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) - A Prog Rock Christmas

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For fans of mainstream progressive rock who also love Christmas music, Billy Sherwood has you covered. With A Prog Rock Christmas, he's assembled an all-star cast of prog luminaries to...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-12-04)

Latest news

2019-12-11
There's No Time Like the Present – The Belgian band Present has been one of the best avant-rock bands in the world since its formation in 1979. Over the years since then, Present has released nine amazing albums, and now they're ready to start work on number ten. They're looking for some financial help from their fans around the world. » Read more

2019-11-07
Glenn Smith RIP – Glenn Smith, founder, mandolinist, and primary composer of the DeLand, Florida based prog / fusion band Magnatar, passed away on October 18th 2019 at the age of 68, after a brief illness.  » Read more

2019-11-04
Dino Brassea RIP – Word reaches us of the passing of Dino Brassea, who sang and played flute in Cast for many years. By our count, Brassea appeared on 11 Cast albums between 1994 and 2002. He also released music as a solo artist. » Read more

2019-10-06
Ginger Baker RIP – Legendary English drummer Ginger Baker has died at the age of 80. After coming to fame with Cream in the 60s alongside Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce, he became one of the most recognized and influential drummers of the rock era. On September 25, his family announced that he was critically ill, and on October 6 his death was confirmed. » Read more

2019-08-20
Alex's Hand Seeks Spa Treatment – American / European band Alex's Hand has a new album in the works called Hungarian Spa, which looks to be their biggest and best yet, featuring a large roster of guest musicians. They're seeking funding to take the project on the road, and are looking for help from the crowd of wisdom. » Read more


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Ivory - Sad Cypress – Ivory was an obscure German band that recorded and released this album in 1979. What made Ivory unique was their leader Ulrich Sommerlatte, a 65 year old musician! At the ripe old age of 22 Ulrich...  (1994) » Read more

Pure Reason Revolution - The Dark Third – Pure Reason Revolution is part of a new breed of British Neo-progressive acts balancing neo-folk vocal phrases with familiar engaging art rock trappings. Led by guitarist Jon Courtney and bassist...  (2008) » Read more

Tim Motzer + Markus Reuter - Descending – Guitarist Tim Motzer and touch guitarist Markus Reuter establish an instant atmospheric rapport on their first joint effort together. The first song, “1200 Sundays,” is beautiful and sounds...  (2010) » Read more

Roger Powell - Cosmic Furnace – This legendary album from the early days of electronic music is a welcome reissue. The overall sound is a bit unusual because of Powell’s use of ARP synthesizers rather than Moogs. The tracks...  (2006) » Read more

Peter Hammill with Stuart Gordon - Veracious – Now that VdGG reunion has come and gone it’s clear that Hammill has taken the nudge to jump back into a smaller configuration to present his solo material. These live duo performances have not been...  (2007) » Read more



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