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TOC - Indoor & TOC + Dave Rempis - Closed for Safety Reasons

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Keyboardist Jérémie Ternoy, drummer Peter Orins, and guitarist Ivann Cruz, are three master improvisers from France with over ten years performing and recording together, more...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-10-24)

Kryptograf - Kryptograf

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Norwegian classic heavy rock newcomers Kryptograf released their debut album this past June, after issuing two singles, “The Veil” and “Crimson Horizon.” Kryptograf is a...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-10-23)

The OGJB Quartet - Bamako

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OGJB stands for Oliver Lake, Graham Haynes, Joe Fonda, and Barry Altschul, and if those names mean anything to you, you know what to expect. Oliver Lake (alto sax, soprano sax, voice) is a legend...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-10-22)

Passionfix - This and That

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Based in Baltimore since the early 80s, Passionfix played their last live gig in the early 90s, after which they became a studio-only project, releasing material intermittently in all the years...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-10-21)

Pixie Ninja - Colours out of Space

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“The Color out of Space” is probably the best known short story by horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. Since it was published in 1927, this tale of supernatural horror has fascinated both...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-10-20)

Warmrain - Back above the Clouds

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Over the last few years, I’ve become a bit fatigued by having to describe so many bands in terms of how they resemble Porcupine Tree. I suppose I don’t really have to use PT in...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-10-19)

Jupiter Sprites - Holographic

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Hailing from Olympia, Washington, Jupiter Sprites makes great use of echoey vocals to create a soft and dreamy pop sound just shy of the 90s shoegazer sound, though one can immediately spot the...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-10-18)

Rick Wakeman & The English Rock Ensemble - The Red Planet

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The Red Planet finds Rick Wakeman in fine form, with a themed album of instrumental music hearkening back to The Six Wives of Henry VIII. Barring some modern-sounding keyboards,...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-10-17)

Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets - Live at the Roundhouse

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What we have at hand is essentially a two CD plus DVD set (there is a Blu-ray available too) of a five-piece early Pink Floyd tribute band which features an original member of Floyd — that...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-10-16)

Raphaël Pannier Quartet - Faune

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In the growing roster of jazz drummers who are also skilled composers, Raphaël Pannier is a new entry. His debut album as leader features saxophonist Miguel Zenon as a player and musical...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-10-15)

Latest news

Audion Is Back in Business – Our esteemed colleague Alan Freeman has restarted Audion Magazine after a seven year hiatus. The new incarnation is available online on their Bandcamp site. Audion's history goes back to 1984, and included 58 issues up to 2013. Issue #59 is available now, and #60 is in the works. » Read more

Romantic Warriors IV – Krautrock (Part 2) Is in the Works – Zeitgeist Media, the people who have brought us the great series of documentary films chronicling the history of progressive rock, are working on the second installment of their examination of German music. Krautrock 2 will focus on artists from Münich such as Guru Guru, Amon Düül II, Xhol Caravan, Kraan, Witthüser & Westrupp, and Popol Vuh. » Read more

Simeon Coxe RIP – Simeon Coxe, best known for his experimental electronics in the band Silver Apples, has died at the age of 82. The band's 1968 debut album set the stage for both German electronic music and experimental punk music a decade later. Coxe died on September 8 from pulmonary fibrosis. » Read more

Gary Peacock RIP – Legendary bassist Gary Peacock, veteran of many recordings and performances with Paul Bley, George Russell, Roland Kirk, Bill Evans, Tony Williams, and many more. » Read more

Tim Smith RIP – Tim Smith, leader of the eccentric band Cardiacs, has died at the age of 59 after many years of health problems. Cardiacs was known for intense and complicated music that combined punk energy with the rhythmic and harmonic sophistication of progressive rock. » Read more

Previously in Exposé...

Symphorce - Godspeed – Both symphonic and forceful, Symphorce is a German power metal quintet with double guitar, bass, drums, and a singer. Their compositions follow a fairly typical verse-chorus structure, and stay...  (2006) » Read more

Amygdala - Complex Combat – It’s been a few years since Amygdala’s eponymous debut, a complex, powerful and high-energy opening statement if there ever was one; and as strong as it was, its main weakness was the fact that...  (2008) » Read more

Nathan Mahl - Exodus – It’s been at least five years since Shadows Unbound, the band’s previous album; now Nathan Mahl returns with Exodus, a large-scale concept album – dare I say rock opera, based on the second book...  (2009) » Read more

Genesis for Two Grand Pianos - Volume 2 – Norwegian duo Yngve Guddal and Roger T. Matte have returned with another collection of old Genesis songs rearranged for two pianos. All their performances were made on Steinway Model D Grand Pianos in...  (2006) » Read more

Macromassa - Um-Yu (Las Flores Amarillas También dan Entradas Nuevas a los Perros) – Wasn't this Spanish group active back in the late 70s? It looks as if they may have broken up and subsequently reformed, because I haven't heard anything from them since their one LP release...  (1998) » Read more

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