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Various Artists - Unsettled Scores

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How often is it that one can find a double-CD set where every song is a winner? Most various artist sets will typically have some good, and some not-so-hot stuff, but this long awaited compilation...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1996-03-01)

Various Artists - Unsettled Scores

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Various artists compilations don't get much better than this. From what started as a joke four years ago, comes the long-awaited double disc release of Cuneiform artists covering other...

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(Posted by Dan Casey 1996-03-01)

Various Artists - Unsettled Scores

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Five good reasons to buy Unsettled Scores. 1) Doctor Zero, a combination of Univers Zero and Doctor Nerve musicians and their version of "Onde Crepseculaire." Originally penned...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1996-03-01)

Exposé Staff Picks —
The Best of 1996

Cover art We don't always do end of year "best of" lists, but when we do, you can bet they'll be diverse. Here's a look back at how our writers felt about the year 1996.  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen, Jeff Melton, Mike Ezzo, Dan Casey, Mike Grimes, Steve Robey, Mike McLatchey, Mac Beaulieu, Alain Lachapelle 1997-02-01)

Pavlov's Dog - The Pekin Tapes

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In 1973, nearly two years before the release of their major label debut Pampered Menial, Pavlov’s Dog from St. Louis, by that time already grown from their beginnings as a quartet of...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2015-03-05)

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Faith & Disease - Insularia – The new Faith & Disease album is a continuation of the sound set forth on the Livesongs: Third Body album. That is slow, dreamy music, more similar in style to Mazzy Star than Dead Can Dance. If...  (1999) » Read more

Menayeri - Futura Historia – Menayari are three piece act who hail from Puerto Rico, a location not previously known as a stronghold of progressive rock. Futura Historia finds the group in an incarnation with female vocalist...  (2006) » Read more

Contrevent - Terre de Feu – Canadian fusion at its smokin' best, Contrevent are a five piece of drums, bass, guitar, cello, and vibraphone/keyboards. Their style is energetic and complex, yet very accessible. One might be...  (1995) » Read more

Christian Vander - Les Voyages de Christoph Colomb – This is not so much a solo album as it is a narrative with some backing music. All of the music is performed by Christian Vander on synthesizers (which were programmed accordingly by Stella Vander)....  (1995) » Read more

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