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Soft Machine - Live at the Baked Potato

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A lot of credit must go to Steve Feigenbaum of Cuneiform and Leonardo Pavkovic of Moonjune, the former for releasing all kinds of Soft Machine archival and live material in the years after the band...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-17)

Gus McKay - Talisman

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Never mind that this is a 2017 release, it was just sent to me for review in 2020, it remains McKay’s latest release (and probably will for some time, given his slow release schedule), and...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-17)

Žen - I Onda Je Sve Počelo

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Žen , Croatian for Women, is an all-female Croatian band whose debut album I onda je sve počelo was released digitally in 2013. This year Moonlee Records reissued it on vinyl to...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-09-16)

Nikolov - Ivanović Undectet - Frame and Curiosity

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With their Undectet, Vladimir Nikolov and Srđan Ivanović have hit upon a powerful example of the large jazz ensemble. Frame and Curiosity is the group’s second album, and it shows...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-09-15)

Forrest Fang - The Book of Wanderers

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It seems like just yesterday I was writing a review of Fang’s previous album, Ancient...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-14)

The Grand Undoing - In a Vigil State

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Indeed, a very strange name for a band, though “Is it really a band?” may be a better question, as the only person involved on every one of the album’s ten cuts is one Seth...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-14)

Juice Oh Yeah - Juice Oh Yeah

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After seven years, the Saint Petersburgh duo Juice Oh Yeah are back with their second album, Juice Oh Yeah. I would normally question whether the music produced by a drummer and a bassist...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-09-13)

Tusmørke - Vardøger og Utburder, Vol. 1 & Leker for Barn, Ritualer for Voksne

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If you’ve been paying attention to the progressive rock coming out of Norway, likely you’ve noticed that Tusmørke is a busy group of musicians. But even their steady stream of...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-09-12)

Gato Libre - Koneko

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The instrumental composition vehicle for trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, Gato Libre has operated as a trio in the years following their 2014 album DuDu, following the tragic death of founding...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-11)

The Adelaidean - Isolation

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Sean Williams is a best-selling author based in Australia, who – for his recent musical endeavors – goes by the moniker The Adelaidean (or theadelaidean, depending on which album you...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-11)

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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

2020-07-22
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

2020-07-12
Judy Dyble RIP – Singer-songwriter Judy Dyble, who was a founding member of Fairport Convention and one of the distinctive voices of the 60s folk revival in Britain, has died at the age of 71. Her passing came at the end of a long illness, though which she continued to work. » Read more

2020-07-06
Ennio Morricone RIP – Famed composer Ennio Morricone has died at the age of 91. The creator of scores for more than 500 movies, some of his works have become the most recognizable sounds in the history of cinema. His soundtracks for Sergio Leone's Westerns made from 1964 to 1971, are iconic landmarks in film music, but he also composed for dramas, comedies, and other genres. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 2016 for The Hateful Eight. » Read more


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Blodwyn Pig - Ahead Rings Out – Perhaps one day this classic by the Jethro Tull offshoot led by original guitarist Mick Abrahams will get a proper reissue, but until then this latest remastered version from EMI will have to do (and...  (2007) » Read more

Herbie Kritzer - The Tree Lizard – Californian Herbie Kritzer is clearly someone who enjoys having fun with music. Even his name sounds a bit cartoon-ish, and there’s certainly a streak of sly wit and boy-ish playfulness to many of...  (2005) » Read more

Treatment - Cipher Caput – Apparently this was first available as a vinyl item, and then recently issued as a CD. Treatment is a British five-piece lineup of psychedelic explorers that operate somewhere along the Hawkwind /...  (1996) » Read more

DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid & Dave Lombardo - Drums of Death – DJ Spooky (Paul Miller) and Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo are the core of this oddly compelling recording. Together with bassist Jack Dangers, this cleverly arranged fusion of samples and hard rock...  (2006) » Read more

Mediæval Bæbes - Mirabilis – Collecting eight women into a chorus to perform English folk classics and traditional music is nothing new. What the Mediæval Bæbes do differently however is based on their capable...  (2006) » Read more



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