Exposé Online banner

Exposé Online

Not just outside the box, but denying the existence of boxes.
Covering music from the fringes since 1993.

Due to technical difficulties, we are temporarily using a scaled-down version of our website. Please pardon the sound of jackhammers.

Reviews of releases for 1978

St. Tropez - Icarus

Cover art

[Regarding Icarus:]

A bit of history. In the beginning there was Il Sistema, an Italian group that recorded what would become a double album,

 » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-08-31)

Ruphus - Let Your Light Shine, Inner Voice & Flying Colours

Cover art

With their third album, Ruphus turned to Terje Rypdal as producer, and the result sees a decided turn away from the symphonic rock of Ransahrt towards jazz-rock. Original singer Gudny...

 » Read more
(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-07-23)

Arturo Ruiz del Pozo - Composiciones Nativas

Cover art

At the end of the 70s in Peru, a new musical concept was starting to come together that combined the instrumental traditions of ancient cultures in new ways, incorporating electronics, tape...

 » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-10-17)

Flibbertigibbet - Whistling Jigs to the Moon

Cover art

Back in 1974, after Irish folk rock group Mellow Candle broke up, members Alison O’Donnell and David Williams moved to South Africa. There they met fellow expats Barrie Glenn and Jo Dudding...

 » Read more
(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-05-15)

Haruomi Hosono - Light in the Attic Reissues

Cover art

When Yellow Magic Orchestra’s first album came out in 1978, listeners around the world were treated (many for the first time) to creative music from Japan, something that wasn’t just...

 » Read more
(Posted by Jon Davis 2018-11-06)

Richard Pinhas - Chronolyse

Cover art

I doubt there will be a day when I feel like I've completely absorbed all of the Heldon and Pinhas titles on my shelves — there are really so many good and interesting titles crossing a...

 » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2018-05-17)

Missus Beastly - Space Guerilla

Cover art

The eleven minute title track that opens the album is as clear an example how tight Missus Beastly had become over the years. A mindblowing jazz-rock instrumental that powers through numerous...

 » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2018-03-09)

Various Artists - Psychedelic Underground 17 & 18

Cover art

Since the Garden of Delights label began in the early 1990s (they were originally called Penner Records), they have produced this Psychedelic Underground promotional series, each one...

 » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2018-02-23)

Robert Schroeder - D.MO Vol. 4

Cover art

Robert Schroeder is a member of the second wave of Berlin school of electronic musicians hitting the scene in the late 70s. His first album was Harmonic Ascendant (1979) followed by...

 » Read more
(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-10-22)
 

What's new

These are the most recent changes made to artists, releases, and articles.