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Djam Karet - Burning the Hard City + Suspension & Displacement 2020 Remaster

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Thirty years on from their original releases, these two Djam Karet classics have been remastered and reissued in the same package as they probably should have been the first time around. From their...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-11-26)

Thierry Zaboitzeff - Layaz, Short Live Express & LoSt Uncut

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Collected here are a trio of Thierry Zaboitzeff download releases from late 2019 that pretty much flew under our radar until now. Zaboitzeff was the long-time bassist and cellist of the band Art...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-11-26)

Christine Ott - Chimères (pour Ondes Martenot)

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The Ondes Martenot is one of the very first monophonic synthesizers, invented by Maurice Martenot in 1928. This keyboard instrument has a 72-note rail-mounted keyboard capable of producing vibrato...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-11-25)

Staring into Nothing - Love

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Staring into Nothing is a Southern California duo joined by numerous guests, some of whom should be well known to our readers. Steve Rogers (keyboards, lead vocals) and Kurt Barabas (bass, guitar,...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-11-24)

James Marienthal - Speak to the Sky

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James Marienthal founded Colorado based Silver Wave records nearly thirty-five years ago in 1986 as an outlet for contemporary Native American, world, and new age music. With over 60 releases over...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-11-23)

Sbonk - Lamizuk

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Fasten your seat belts, ladies and gentlemen. This trio from Bordeaux in southern France is going to take you on one wild ride that won’t be forgotten anytime soon. The three members are...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-11-23)

Slap Guru - Umashi's Odyssey

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For their third album, Spanish hard psych rockers Slap Guru have released a concept album, Umashi’s Odyssey. Taken from the novel of the same name by their ex-guitarist Alberto...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-11-22)

Fernando Perdomo - Out to Sea 3 - The Storm

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Having heard and reviewed several of Fernando Perdomo’s albums before, I knew what to expect going into Out to Sea 3 - The Storm. His recordings have featured pristine productions of...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-11-21)

Sam Rosenthal and Projekt Artists - Tim, Where Are You Now?

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The album at hand is a tribute to Timothy Leary on what would have been his 100th birthday. A little background: In 1950, Leary earned his doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-11-20)

Matt Smith’s Chop Shop – Live at Strange Brew & Matt Smith's World - Live at the Saxon Pub

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A few weeks back when I reviewed Matt Smith’s two new studio releases Parlor and...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-11-20)

Latest news

2020-11-20
25 Views of Worthing Finally Gets Released – A while ago, we wrote about the discovery of a "long lost" Canterbury-style gem by a band called 25 Views of Worthing. And now we're pleased to find out that Wind Waker Records has released their music on an LP. » Read more

2020-10-14
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

2020-10-06
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

2020-09-09
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

2020-09-05
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


Previously in Exposé...

Soft Heap - Soft Heap – Another splinter project of the Soft Machine / National Health ilk, Soft Heap was described as the "living evolution of the Softs" going forward into the present day (even though Gowen only...  (1996) » Read more

Steve Roach - Possible Planet – Steve Roach in his EM always worked with the benefits of both analog and digital worlds. For this album he not only concentrated on analog, he directed his ideas solely to a new brand of mighty...  (2006) » Read more

Korai Öröm - Reflected Remixes – Oh boy, it’s the remix album. I have had exposure to Korai Öröm, so I am not totally unfamiliar with their sound. Typically it’s extended free-form jams; build a theme, expand on...  (2003) » Read more

Glenn Hughes - Return of Crystal karma – Glenn Hughes has always been a hidden, overlooked talent in my book. The man came to prominence first with rockers Trapeze, before moving into the high profile of Deep Purple during the Burn period....  (2001) » Read more

Quarkspace - Spacefolds 1 – While the material on Quarkspace's CD release (see review in issue #11) has more of a song focus, these tapes feature the band's more improvisational and spacy side. All of the material on...  (1997) » Read more



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