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Metaphor - The Pearl

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It’s been at least ten years since Metaphor’s last album, The Sparrow, so the band certainly can’t be accused of flooding the market with product. Even with the passage...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-02-18)

Max Corbacho - Nocturnes II

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This is the second of three (I presume) of Max Corbacho’s Nocturnes series; the first (which I confess I have not heard) was issued in 2017. The style, as might be suggested by the...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-02-18)

Nick Piunti - Temporary High

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The trifecta of Exposé writers Jon Davis, Peter Thelen, and now myself have all had the pleasure of reviewing different Nick Piunti releases, even though Nick’s music is not...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-02-17)

Yurt - IV - The Obstacle Is Everything

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I first encountered this Irish band on their third release, and the follow-up continues in the same vein,...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-02-16)

Ed Wynne - Shimmer into Nature

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It’s been a good four years since the last Ozric Tentacles album Technicians of the Sacred came down from on high, a double CD and a great one which was promptly

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-02-15)

Cash Pony - Roughhousing

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Cash Pony is a San Francisco Bay Area quartet (Oakland, to be precise) with previous releases going back to 2012. However, this is the first one I’ve had an opportinity to listen to. They...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-02-15)

Dom Mariani and the Majestic Kelp - Hi Seas

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Sugarbush Records has a winner on their hands with this new album, Hi-Seas by Dom Mariani & The Majestic Kelp. Australian Dom is quite the accomplished guitarist and involved with a...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-02-14)

Mouth - Floating

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This Cologne band pays unabashed tribute to the music of the 70s without sounding completely derivative. They do this by mixing together a variety of period influences into a basic style that they...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-02-13)

Chronotope Project - Lotus Rising

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Chronotope Project represents the solo work of one Jeffrey Ericson Allen, a 30-year veteran of the practice of Zen, with the eight tracks on Lotus Rising representing an aspirant's...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-02-12)

The Grip Weeds - House of Vibes

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The Grip Weeds are an American power pop band from Highland Park, New Jersey founded in 1988. Their first album, House of Vibes, originally released in 1994, has now been reissued on vinyl...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-02-11)

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2019-01-31
Keyboardist Ingo Bischof R.I.P. – Keyboard player Ingo Bischof, best known as the longtime keyboard player of German band Kraan, passed away on January 29th, 2019. Bischof was born January 2, 1951 in Berlin-Kreuzberg and joined Kraan in 1975. » Read more

2019-01-11
Jazz Composer Mark Lomax, II Releases Epic 12CD Set – In addition to being a fine jazz drummer, Dr. Mark Lomax, II is a composer in residence at Ohio State University, where he has been very busy on the compositional front. The year 2019 is the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first ship bringing African slaves to North America, and in commemoration of this, Lomax has produced 400: An Afrikan Epic, a 12 volume set of CDs featuring a variety of different musical ensembles. » Read more

2019-01-02
Chicago-Based Surabhi Ensemble Tours the World in January – Surabhi Ensemble was formed more than a decade ago in Chicago with the aim of bringing together musicians from varying traditions to make music. Saraswathi Ranganathan, who plays veena, assembled a cast that includes Arabic oud, Spanish guitar, and percussion from Africa and India. This month, the group will be sharing their sounds with concert-goers in Southeast Asia, Europe, and Africa. » Read more

2018-12-23
Seaprog Festival Seeks Donations – Seaprog is a small festival in Seattle that highlights creative music from many genres with artists from around the world. It's also a US non-profit organization. They're seeking donations to help keep the ball rolling. Starting in 2013, the organization has been growing, and has featured such artists as Free Salamander Exhibit, Jack o' the Clock, Nik Turner, Cabezas de Cera, Miriodor, Thinking Plague, and many more. » Read more

2018-11-16
The Seventeenth Dream of Dr Sardonicus Festival Tickets Now Available – Fruits de Mer Records and their merry crew of psychedelic explorers are getting set to present the next The Seventeenth Dream of Dr. Sardonicus Festival. The dates are set for August 2-4, 2019 at The Cellar Bar in Cardigan, Wales. They've also announced that the legendary Groundhogs will top the bill. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Thinking Plague - A History of Madness – Most music critics (and listeners too) tend to get caught up in the genre game when describing music. We think in terms of qualities like loud/soft, electric/acoustic, rocks/doesn’t. But there...  (2003) » Read more

Orbit Service - Twilight – Here we are adrift in a sea of melancholy. Or maybe a better metaphor would be floating in orbit. There are lots of nice textures and rich sounds on this recording, the Denver band’s second, and...  (2005) » Read more

Fonya - Earth Shaper – Fonya is Chris Fournier, a multi-instrumentalist adept at making instrumental symphonic progressive rock in a variety of moods. The album is primarily keyboard-based, using modern keyboard sounds as...  (1996) » Read more

J.Arif Verner - A Vision beyond Light – Verner is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and engineer who is no newcomer to the scene: his first release was Clear Colors, released in 1988, and he has been involved in numerous projects since,...  (1997) » Read more

Iona with the All Souls Orchestra - Woven Cord – Two live albums in a row? Yes, but this one is a bit different, adding orchestration to create a new dimension to the Iona sound. Iona, of course, are one of the most unique and surprisingly...  (2000) » Read more



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