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Gordon Grdina's Nomad Trio - Nomad

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In contrast to the expanded instrumentation of his Resist album (also from 2020), Canadian...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-04-14)

Rudy Adrian - As Dusk Becomes Night

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My introduction to the work of New Zealand based electronic artist Rudy Adrian was via two of his releases shortly after the turn of the century, Iridescence and Starfields,...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-04-13)

Manongo Mujica & Terje Evensen - Paracas Ritual

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The Paracas people were an Andean society that existed from around 800 BC until 100 BC, best known for their contributions to irrigation and water management skills, as well as their textile arts....

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-04-13)

Silas J. Dirge - The Poor Devil

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Listening to The Poor Devil you would swear that Silas J. Dirge is from the back roads of rural America, never imagining he is actually the Dutch gothic troubador Jan Kooiker. The ten dark...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2021-04-12)

Dave Schoepke - Drums on Low & Tesselated Resonance

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It’s one of the most enduring cliches of music: The drummer gets his solo spot in the concert and the audience, as well as the other band members, head for the bar or the restrooms or...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-04-11)

Thanos Stavridis - Spicy Margarita

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Having taken his first steps in learning accordion and music theory at the early age of six, Greek composer and multi-instrumentalist Thanos Stavridis graduated from the School of Music Studies of...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-04-10)

Daniele Sollo - Order and Disorder

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Daniele Sollo is an Italian bassist and composer who has performed with Höstsonaten, and Order and DisOrder is his first solo album, though he is joined by well known contemporary...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2021-04-09)

Lars Boutrup's Music for Keyboards - The Great Beyond

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On The Great Beyond, Lars Boutrup gives us another dose of his update to Rick Wakeman’s classic instrumental rock. Barring some of the more modern synthesizer sounds, the music could...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-04-08)

Thierry Zaboitzeff - Professional Stranger

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Thierry Zaboitzeff should need no introduction to longtime readers of Exposé, having been the bassist and cellist of Art Zoyd from 1971 to 1997, after which he branched out into...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-04-07)

The Chemistry Set - Paint Me a Dream

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The Chemistry Set have released a new vinyl single, but this time they are on the Hypnotic Bridge label instead of Fruits de Mer. And this new single could possibly be their best release yet! The A...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2021-04-06)

Latest news

2021-04-01
New Aristocrats Live Album on the Way – No foolin'! These supreme musicians toured Europe early in 2020, just before touring ceased to be a thing musicians could do, and there were some hot performances captured. On May 7, some of these will be releases as Freeze! Live in Europe 2020. » Read more

2021-03-25
Return of Jerry Lucky's Progressive Rock Files – After much consideration and surprisingly, positive feedback, Jerry Lucky is announcing the launch of the progressive Rock Files podcast, featuring the latest progressive rock music from around the world. » Read more

2021-03-14
Jewlia Eisenberg RIP – The sad news has come out that Jewlia Eisenberg has died. As a founding member of Charming Hostess, Eisenberg changed the face of music, bringing together Balkan klezmer, American folk, and experimental rock in a distinctive blend that garnered much praise. » Read more

2021-03-11
RIP Roger Trigaux – The sad news has come to our attention that Roger Trigaux, the guiding force of Present and former member of Univers Zero, passed away on the evening of March 10, 2021 after a long ilness. » Read more

2021-02-14
SoundQuest Fest 2021 – SoundQuest Fest, first experienced as a live festival in Tucson Arizona in 2010 was created by ambient music pioneer Steve Roach. This 2021 event will unite a worldwide gathering of artists and audience members together for a 3-day online event unique in the realm of ambient music. From March 26-28th a continuous flow of streamed performances, audio-video wonder worlds and deep immersion zones will burn bright on Roach’s YouTube channel. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Kantata - Samsara – For background information, go dig up a copy of Expose #14, and find the review where I spent half a page trying to describe a CD by Iwan Fals. Here, the XTC/Sting/Cat Stevens-influenced...  (1999) » Read more

Jean-Philippe Goude - De Anima – Jean-Philippe Goude may be best remembered for his tenure with Richard Pinhas and Heldon, as a one time member of Weidorje, or for his excellent electronic oriented solo album Drones from the early...  (1994) » Read more

Collage - Changes – This Polish five piece is no doubt best known for their CD Moonshine from 1994 released on the SI label, or the LP Basnie that preceded it in 1990. Their sound is firmly in the neo-progressive camp...  (1996) » Read more

Ranarim - Morgonstjärna (Morning Star) – This tasty and rousing slice of modern Swedish trad-folk grows on the listener like a nice warm coat on a cold winter morning. This is music full of color, warmth, melody, and rich in tradition, while...  (2008) » Read more

IQ - Frequency – Frequency is an important IQ album, since it’s the first time two new band members were on board since the early 90s. But rather than propel their sound forward, as they did with 1993’s...  (2010) » Read more



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