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Bernd Scholl - Switzerland Live

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The artist at hand, Bernd Scholl, is a German composer and synthesist, a disciple of the Tangerine Dream sound of the late 70s, a smooth and gentle style featuring bright splashes of tonal color...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-01-22)

Phenomena - Still the Night

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You know how in some Hollywood movies, when they need a rock song for a scene, you’ll hear some very generic music that sounds vaguely like one of those 80s pop-metal bands, like the music...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-01-17)

Matt Smith - Matt Smith 1988-2020 Vol.1 - Vol.4

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Perhaps you’ve read some of the recent reviews we’ve posted of guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, bandleader and composer Matt Smith of the 6 String Ranch in Austin, Texas. He’s...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-12-11)

Gentle Giant - Out of the Fire - The BBC Concerts

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English archive label Hux Records is slowly building an excellent reputation for having the best BBC tapes for re-release. Out of the Fire fits in nicely into their archive plans...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 1999-01-01)

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)

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2021-01-18
Asia Minor Third Album on the Way – On January 29, AMS records will be releasing the long-awaited third album by classic Turkish-French band Asia Minor. Released last year in Japan, this will be the widespread debut of Points of Libration. The album features original members Setrak Bakirel (vocals, guitar) and Eril Tekeli (flute, guitar). » Read more

2020-12-09
Harold Budd RIP – Harold Budd, one of pre-eminent American composers of avant-garde and minimalism, has died of complications from the coronavirus. Budd came to prominence in the 70s, championed by Brian Eno on his Obscure Records label, with music that blended academic minimalism with electric jazz and electronic music. Much of Budd's best known work was done in collaboration with other artists, including Eno, Daniel Lanois, Robin Guthrie, Andy Partridge, John Foxx, Jah Wobble, and many others. » Read more

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


Previously in Exposé...

Various Artists - Electroacoustic Music Vol.1 - Russia 1997, Disc 1 & 2 – Interestingly enough, this excellent – what should be a 2CD set – is packaged as two separate discs with almost identical covers. Only the careful eye will note the small red "Disc...  (1999) » Read more

Gerard - Meridian – One of Japan's longest lived symphonic bands, Gerard has produced a long string of albums beginning with their eponymous debut in 1984, featuring an expanded six-piece lineup, which by the second...  (1999) » Read more

Mellow Candle - Swaddling Songs – I think this one may have been repressed again, since I have seen many copies poke their heads out recently. This album in my opinion is the pinnacle of English progressive folk a la The Trees,...  (1993) » Read more

Hugh Hopper & Alan Gowen - Two Rainbows Daily – Another example of re-issue heaven? This album is (to my knowledge) the only bass / keyboard duet album made from a Canterbury link (Gilgamesh / Soft Machine). Originally released in the UK/USA in...  (1996) » Read more

David Bagsby - Hallucinographs – David Bagsby’s latest release, Hallucinographs, is an electronic album created from just one synthesizer and a drum machine. Don’t let that fool you into thinking that means the music is...  (2007) » Read more



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