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Alwanzatar - Fangarmer Gjennom Tid og Rom

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Kristoffer Momrak is back with his second Alwanzatar release, Fangarmer Gjennom Tid og Rom. He continues to develop his intriguing version of tribal space rock infused with elements of...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-02-10)

Lucas Lee - Lowered Expectations

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Although it may seem odd, the theme of this album is about the attitude of setting lowered expectations in a world where we often engage in edless speculation about who is the best, the MVP, the...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-02-09)

Schizo Fun Addict - El Shoegaze Bossa Nova

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In 2017 Schizo Fun Addict provided free copies of their 2013 LP The Sun Yard...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-02-08)

Beats & Pieces Big Band - Ten

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The Ten of the album title refers to the number of years since the founding of Beats & Pieces Big Band by Ben Cotrell. In that time, they’ve only released two albums, but...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-02-07)

Unicorn - Laughing up Your Sleeve

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Never quite receiving the fanfare or attention they deserved, Unicorn was a British four-piece band that worked their magic throughout the 70s, beginning in 1971 with their debut album, Uphill...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-02-06)

Trappist Afterland & Moongazing Hare - Songs for Nathan

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Songs for Nathan is the long distance friendship / split release by Australia’s Trappist Afterland and Denmark’s Moongazing Hare. The album title refers to

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-02-05)

Tone Masseve - Amp l'Étude

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The mere existence of this album is something of an unlikely occurrence. Tone Masseve was something of a prodigy on guitar, working as a session musician while still in his teens, and in the 90s...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-02-04)

Yagull - Yuna

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Yagull's music has always been mysterious and beautiful, but with this latest album, Yuna, the two principals, Sasha Markovic (guitar and mandolin) and Kana Kamitsubo (piano) have...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-02-03)

Vespero - Shum-Shir

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Russian psych-space-Krautrockers Vespero (Ivan Fedotov on drums, percussion, and drum machine programming; Arkady Fedotov on bass, synths, and flute; Alexander Kuzovlev on guitars; Alexey Klabukov...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-02-02)

Kurt Reifler - Year Of

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Way back in 2008 I wrote about Kurt Reifler’s self-titled album, and here he is back with an EP of...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-02-01)

Latest news

2019-01-31
Keyboardist Ingo Bischof R.I.P. – Keyboard player Ingo Bischof, best known as the longtime keyboard player of German band Kraan, passed away on January 29th, 2019. Bischof was born January 2, 1951 in Berlin-Kreuzberg and joined Kraan in 1975. » Read more

2019-01-11
Jazz Composer Mark Lomax, II Releases Epic 12CD Set – In addition to being a fine jazz drummer, Dr. Mark Lomax, II is a composer in residence at Ohio State University, where he has been very busy on the compositional front. The year 2019 is the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first ship bringing African slaves to North America, and in commemoration of this, Lomax has produced 400: An Afrikan Epic, a 12 volume set of CDs featuring a variety of different musical ensembles. » Read more

2019-01-02
Chicago-Based Surabhi Ensemble Tours the World in January – Surabhi Ensemble was formed more than a decade ago in Chicago with the aim of bringing together musicians from varying traditions to make music. Saraswathi Ranganathan, who plays veena, assembled a cast that includes Arabic oud, Spanish guitar, and percussion from Africa and India. This month, the group will be sharing their sounds with concert-goers in Southeast Asia, Europe, and Africa. » Read more

2018-12-23
Seaprog Festival Seeks Donations – Seaprog is a small festival in Seattle that highlights creative music from many genres with artists from around the world. It's also a US non-profit organization. They're seeking donations to help keep the ball rolling. Starting in 2013, the organization has been growing, and has featured such artists as Free Salamander Exhibit, Jack o' the Clock, Nik Turner, Cabezas de Cera, Miriodor, Thinking Plague, and many more. » Read more

2018-11-16
The Seventeenth Dream of Dr Sardonicus Festival Tickets Now Available – Fruits de Mer Records and their merry crew of psychedelic explorers are getting set to present the next The Seventeenth Dream of Dr. Sardonicus Festival. The dates are set for August 2-4, 2019 at The Cellar Bar in Cardigan, Wales. They've also announced that the legendary Groundhogs will top the bill. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Kraan - Through – Here’s another prog band from the 70s reformed. I’m not familiar with the band’s back catalog, so I can’t make comparisons with where they’ve been. I hope I don’t offend anyone by saying...  (2003) » Read more

As Lonely as Dave Bowman - Pod – The genesis of this floating ambient side-project by Sam Rosenthal, founder of Black Tape for a Blue Girl, is an interesting one. It began with Rosenthal’s four year old son playing with a camera...  (2008) » Read more

Claudio Rocchi - Viaggio, Volo Magico No.1 & La Norma del Cielo – In many ways, Claudio Rocchi can be best described as the Italian Donovan – in music, lyrics and even artwork. His career that began with Stormy Six on L'Idee di Oggi per la Musica di...  (1995) » Read more

Tales - The Seskian Wars – Here we have another in the continuing series of electronic concept albums from French synthesist Jean-Luc Hervé Berthelot. This one tells the story of an interstellar conflict between an evil...  (2002) » Read more

Mamabaoyou - Moni Rensheng – Mamabaoyou is an instrumental band from Dalian in northern China, which is also home to the more well-known Wang Wen. Oddly enough, although the band’s name sounds Chinese, it is never written...  (2010) » Read more



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