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Rocking Horse Music Club - Which Way the Wind Blows

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In the roughly fifteen hundred years since Anthony Phillips left Genesis, he’s released a few hundred albums, mostly containing instrumental music, especially acoustic guitar pieces....

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-05-27)

David Cross & Peter Banks - Crossover

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In August 2010, a few years before guitarist Peter Banks’ untimely passing, he recorded this session of improvs with David Cross, violinist of King Crimson in the 70s and many solo and...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-05-26)

Le Grand Sbam - Vaisseau Monde

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Le Grand Sbam is a French chamber rock band from Lyon. They are a passionate collective dedicated to music creation, research, and experimentation. Propelled by eminent musicians: Mélissa...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-05-25)

Le Grand Sbam - Vaisseau Monde

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In the incredibly fertile Lyon avant-prog scene, it seems that every band shares members with every other band — maybe not completely true, but close enough. The three members of PoiL seem to...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-05-25)

Nektar - The Other Side

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After hanging it up in the early 80s, Nektar resumed activity in 2001 and has been going since with some personnel changes along the way. The Other Side presents a band consisting of Randy...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-05-24)

Darryl Way - Destinations

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Everyone reading this should be familiar with violinist and composer Darryl Way. First, three albums with the original Curved Air, then three albums with his own band Wolf, then back to Curved Air...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-05-23)

Guranfoe - Sum of Erda

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The oddly named Guranfoe is a band from Norfolk, England. They have a ton of live material recorded over the last eight years on Bandcamp and Sum of Erda is their debut studio album. After...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-05-22)

The Richard Peterson Orchestra - Seven

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It might be kind of hard to describe Richard Peterson to people who haven’t lived in Seattle for decades. As a street musician, he’s a legend from way back, a kind of eccentric musical...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-05-21)

The Hu - The Gereg

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This Mongolian four piece (augmented by guest players) has deep roots in the traditional music and singing of their native land, presenting a style of music best characterized as folk-infused rock,...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-05-20)

Anders Buaas - The Witches of Finnmark III

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The Witches of Finnmark III is the third album in Norwegian guitarist Anders Buaas’ trilogy of instrumental albums. Based on the title and the cover art, I was expecting an album on...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-05-19)

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2020-05-15
Phil May of The Pretty Things RIP – We were saddened to learn that Phil May, lead singer and founding member of The Pretty Things, has died at the age of 75. The band's 1968 album S.F. Sorrow is one of the enduring classics of the psychedelic era, and the group existed in various forms until finally retiring in 2018. » Read more

2020-05-14
Jorge Santana RIP – Jorge Santana, noted guitarist, leader of the band Malo and brother to Carlos Santan, died on May 14 at the age of 68. Jorge and Carlos worked together on a number of occasions, though Jorge's career was centered around Malo, solo work, and with Fania All-Stars. » Read more

2020-05-06
Florian Schneider RIP – Florian Schneider, one of the founders of the pioneering electronic group Kraftwerk, has died at the age of 73. Co-founder Ralf Hütter announced that his bandmate had passed away from cancer after a brief illness. » Read more

2020-04-23
Shindig Festival Goes Lock-Down – Here's what they're saying: It's A Happening Thing! The Shindig! Magazine Lockdown Festival. In our days of no large gatherings of people, maybe it's still possible to have a music festival. Shindig! Magazine is giving it a go with a multi-artist streaming extravaganza on Saturday April 25. » Read more

2020-03-24
Bill Rieflin RIP – The sad news reaches us today of Bill Rieflin's death. Rieflin was best known as a drummer in bands ranging from post-punk to industrial to indie-rock to progressive rock, including work with The Blackouts, Ministry, Nine Inch Nails, Swans, Land, and King Crimson. Rieflin had been battling cancer for several years, and succumbed to it on March 24. He was 59. » Read more


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Here and Now - Give and Take – Here and Now are very heavily patterned in the mold of Radio Gnome era Gong, complete with silly vocals, but luckily they also borrow from Gong’s best features, with some great guitar solos over...  (2002) » Read more

Boiled in Lead - Silver – Boiled in Lead is an American institution, experts at an Anglo-Irish institution: traditional and electric folk music. Hailing from Minnesota, this quintet has been messing with this revered musical...  (2009) » Read more

Amarok - Sol de Medianoche – Over numerous releases now, Amarok has essentially created their own musical world, somewhere between the Mediterranean-Arabic folk music axis, the medieval sounds that might have been associated with...  (2008) » Read more

Paul Ellis - The Infinity Room – Isn’t time a subject that has fascinated and haunted mankind from the beginning? Ellis pushes through the barriers and finds endless space in a yet confined room. Isn’t this the perfect...  (2007) » Read more

Willowglass - Book of Hours – Perhaps I’m just overly influenced by the artwork in the booklet, but it truly does seem like this music conjures up imagery of scenic rural England in times long gone by – green grass,...  (2008) » Read more



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