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Glasgow Coma Scale - Enter Oblivion

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Two years after their debut EP Apophenia, Glasgow Coma Scale returns with a full album, Enter Oblivion, and a vastly matured sound. It took the band a long time to assemble all of...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-04-28)

The Smell of Incense - Why Did I Get So High?

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Here we have the second single from The Smell of Incense. While these three songs pay homage to 60s psychedelic music, it doesn’t have the magic of their debut CD

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-04-27)

Camel - Moonmadness

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I played keyboards in a progressive rock band in the 90s, and of course like most larger groups we mixed a lot of influences into the sound and did our best to create something with our stamp on...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-04-27)

Camel - Camel

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Most used record stores in the late 80s had multiple batches of Camel albums, in fact the record shop owner who introduced me to them gave me Rain Dances first, which even to this day was...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-04-27)

Matthew Stewart - A World Bathed in Sunlight

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Belying the beautiful sounding title, as well as all the beautiful music herein, the theme of Stewart’s instrumental debut album – if one strings the song titles together in the order...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2017-04-26)

Adelbert von Deyen - Sternzeit & Nordborg

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Adelbert van Deyen’s first two albums, 1978’s Sternzeit and 1979’s Nordborg, established him as a Berlin school electronic musician, and contain what is probably...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-04-25)

Wingfield / Reuter / Stavi / Sirkis - The Stone House

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In the rock world, music is dominated by bands consisting of a more or less consistent group of players. There are also solo artists, some of whom have set backing bands, but those musicians are...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2017-04-24)

Richard Franecki & Hadley Kahn - eemn

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When guitarist / synthesist Richard Franecki (F/i & Vocokesh) and drummer Hadley Kahn (

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2017-04-23)

Adelbert von Deyen - Atmosphere

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Adelbert van Deyen is a Berlin-based electronic musician who was very active in the late 70s and early 80s. Atmosphere was his third release, issued in 1980 and now reissued on Bureau B....

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-04-22)

The Brainiac 5 - Journey to X

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Looking back on the history of The Brainiac 5, there is a clear progression, from psych / space inflected punkish pub rock to more professional-sounding and sophisticated material — though...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2017-04-21)

Latest news

2017-04-16
ProgDay 2017 Announces First Bands – Flor de Loto, Sonar, and Infinien are the first three performers to be announced for the 2017 edition of the long-running ProgDay Festival. The 23rd ProgDay takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 2nd and 3rd, at Storybook Farm in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. » Read more

2017-04-16
Allan Holdsworth RIP – Surely in the list of artists who have contributed to the sound of modern music, there is a special spot for guitarist Allan Holdsworth. His name is known to virtually every student of the instrument in jazz and rock, and his style has been so widely emulated that it's hardly worth mentioning anymore — we can just assume that every guitarist has Holdsworth as an influence. » Read more

2017-02-20
Larry Coryell RIP – One of the greats of jazz guitar has left us at the age of 73. Larry Coryell was one of the founding figures of jazz fusion, but produced a significant body of work the bridged many styles. His group Eleventh House provided a unique take on the combination of jazz and rock that was distinct from contemporaries such as Mahavishnu Orchestra, Return to Forever, and Weather Report. » Read more

2017-01-31
John Wetton RIP – After a long battle with colon cancer, singer and bassist John Wetton has died at the age of 67. As an integral member of such bands as King Crimson, UK, and Asia, his was one of the distinctive voices in progressive rock, lending a human touch to often difficult music. » Read more

2017-01-30
Seaprog Announces First Artists for 2017 – The organizers of the Seaprog Festival in Seattle have announced the first set of confirmed performers for the 2017 festival. The best known names are Jack o' the Clock and Zero Times Everything, but a host of other bands are featured, mostly from the Northwest. The festival will take place June 2-4, 2017. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

New Trolls - Tempi Dispari & L.I.V.E.N.T. – The New Trolls always only seemed to flirt with the progressive genre, only in the early seventies and then not always consistently. To sum up their career with a mere description doesn't do them...  (1994) » Read more

miRthkon - Vehicle – Stylistically, miRthkon covers a lot of ground. Led by guitarist/composer Wally Scharold, the band features twin guitar, bass, drums, sax, and clarinet on most songs. The album is a primarily...  (2010) » Read more

Zao - Akhenaton – After a decade and a half, the zeuhl-fusion ensemble Zao are back with a release that is a real treat. While the lineup has changed from the classic formation which included Didier Lockwood on violin...  (1995) » Read more

Bondage Fruit - V: Skin – These Japanese explorers find themselves in a rather minimalistic mood for their fifth release, presenting two long tracks of fairly sparse music. The title track is nearly thirty minutes of a very...  (2003) » Read more

Ray de Tone - Once More... with Feeling – Although you may not know him by name, guitarist Ray de Tone has connections with a lot of artists in the mainstream music industry including the likes of Iron Maiden, Ronnie Spector, Billy Joel,...  (2000) » Read more



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