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Nik Turner - The Final Frontier

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With The Final Frontier, Nik Turner gives us another tasty slab of what he’s best at — rollicking space rock with steady grooves, trippy synthesizers, and plenty of Mellotron...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-08-21)

Steve Roach - Bloom Ascension

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Much like the cover art might suggest, Bloom Ascension uncovers numerous aspects of Roach’s more sequenced interests, melding the more dreamy elements of his floating ambient style...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-08-20)

SEN3 - Vol. II

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SEN3 is a Brit jazz-rock instrumental band consisting of Max O’Donnell (guitar, synths, kalimba, and metallophone), Dan Gulino (bass and synths), and Saleem Raman (drums and percussion)....

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-08-19)

Karakorum - Fables and Fairytales

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With their second album, Karakorum further develops an interesting combination of progressive rock influences that’s quite distinctive. The title Fables and Fairytales may hint at...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-08-18)

Miles Richmond & Peter Grenader (with Steve Roach) - POV

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The two Los Angeles based collaborators Miles Richmond and Peter Grenader have long and varied histories with electronic and experimental music, although much of their work has been making film and...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-08-17)

Kanaan - Windborne

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Kanaan is a Norwegian trio that blends elements of rock, psychedelic, fusion, and raw unbridled groove-power. Almost unbelievably, Windborne is the band's debut release — I say...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-08-17)

Astralasia - A Different Kettle of Fish

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When Keith Jones was combing the Fruits de Mer archives for the tenth anniversary Goldfish compilation, Marc Swordfish of Astralasia was going down an entirely different path of...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-08-16)

Aton Five - Solarstalgia

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If you’ve been reading reviews on our site for a while, you might have come to the conclusion that Russian bands all play space rock. OK, maybe not all of them, but a significant portion....

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-08-15)

Monarch - Beyond the Blue Sky

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Far from the base of El Paraiso's operation, which would be Denmark, and also far from their typical sound, which would be the heavy instrumental rock jam-band sound of groups like Causa Sui,...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-08-14)

Kevin Ferguson - Beauty in Your Head

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Ferguson is a Portland, Oregon based composer and multi-instrumentalist with nine releases to his credit. We reviewed his first album Strad to Strat way back in 1996, a masterful treatment...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-08-14)

Latest news

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

2019-06-05
Legendary Co-Founder of The 13th Floor Elevators Passes Away at Age 71 – Sadly, Roky Erickson passed away on May 31, 2019. Known as the father of psychedelic music and co-founder of the ground breaking 13th Floor Elevators, Roky had a profound influence on music from the 60s to today. Plagued by his own personal demons, Roky had a difficult life and is now free of these burdens. » Read more

2019-04-24
Help MoonJune Bring Great Music to Life – Like many music lovers around the world, we’ve been thrilled and amazed to hear the recordings that have been released by MoonJune from sessions at La Casa Murada in Spain. Such label stalwarts as Mark Wingfield, Markus Reuter, Asaf Sirkis, Tony Levin, Dusan Jevtovic, Vasil Hadzimanov, and many more have gathered in various combinations at the studio to produce some of the most creative music in recent years. Now, label head Leonardo Pavkovic is offering a compilation, La Casa Murada - MoonJune Sessions, Volume One, as a fundraiser for upcoming sessions. » Read more

2019-04-10
The Pineapple Thief to Tour North America – November and December of 2019 will see The Pineapple Thief bringing their music to Canada, Mexico, and the US, and famed drummer Gavin Harrison will be on board. The band has been touring extensively in Europe, but North America will be new territory for them. » Read more

2019-03-25
Scott Walker RIP – Noel Scott Engel, better known as Scott Walker, was one of the most intriguing and enigmatic musical figures in the second half of the 20th Century. His strange career started with The Walker Brothers, an American pop group that featured no one named Walker and no brothers. After moving to England in 1965, they had a series of hit singles. Scott's solo work started with Scott in 1967. Starting in the 80s, his work took an increasingly avant-garde turn. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Ozric Tentacles - Arborescence – With Arborescence Ozric Tentacles have their fifth studio effort in as many years. As usual the texturing of the soundscape remains their focus and their foremost strength. Alarmingly unique in...  (1994) » Read more

Centrozoon - The Scent of Crash and Burn – Centrozoon represents the combined talents of singer Tim Bowness together with the German duo of Markus Reuter and Bernhard Wösteinrich. The trio does a fine job navigating around sophisticated...  (2004) » Read more

Asia - Asia / Armed to the Teeth – I don't understand why I'm reviewing this in Exposé... maybe it's the Mellotron? Without being too judgemental on a genre that I inherently dislike in the first place, the 70s American hard...  (1996) » Read more

Bi Kyo Ran - Go-Un – Bi Kyo Ran were the Japanese equivalent of mid period King Crimson from the obvious "Larks Tongues in Aspic" copy at the beginning of their self-titled debut to one of their recently...  (1996) » Read more

Lutz Ulbrich - Kurzmusiken – Inspired by the success of Ash Ra Tempel’s retrospective collection, The Private Tapes, Ulbrich decided to mine his solo archives as well, and the result is this 2CD assortment. Mostly in...  (2001) » Read more



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