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Darshan Ambient - A Day Like Any Other

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This is Darshan Ambient’s eleventh full length release on Spotted Peccary and sub-label Lotuspike, that’s in addition to a number of self-released and mp3.com releases that it I...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-01-17)

Philip Zoubek / Ivann Cruz / Marcin Witkowski - Radium

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Ivann Cruz is the “C” in TOC, and an accomplished and adventurous French guitarist (we reviewed his solo album

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-01-14)

Oval Planet - Trench Poems

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Oval Planet is an electronic project led by guitarist and synthesist Pete Prown, with support from Jerry King on bass, guitar and synthesizer, and Dave Newhouse on flute, saxes and clarinet. While...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-01-14)

Grup Ses / Elektro Hafız - Varyete

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Varyete is the collaborative and split release by Istanbul’s beats scene artist and archivist Grup Ses and Turkish electric saz musician Elektro Hafız, now residing in Köln,...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-01-16)

Max Corbacho - Echo of Longing

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Offering a powerful sense of otherworldly ambient drift, Max Corbacho’s latest Echo of Longing was created over a four year period from 2015 to 2019, released near the end of last...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-01-17)

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2020-01-15
Carlos Alvarado RIP – Carlos Alvarado, pioneering composer, multi-instrumentalist and pioneer of progressive rock and electronic experimental music in Mexico, passed away January 14th, 2020 at age 68 after a two year battle with cancer.  » Read more

2020-01-12
Wolfgang Dauner RIP – Pianist Wolfgang Dauner, one of the pioneers of both European free jazz and jazz rock, has died at the age of 84. With his own groups and with the United Jazz+Rock Ensemble, his playing and compositions were a prominent presence in European jazz from the mid-60s until just recently. » Read more

2020-01-12
Michael Allison RIP – Michael Allison, who since 1997 has been recording as Darshan Ambient, passed away on January 9th after a long and brave battle with cancer. He has been at at the forefront of the new ambient/electronic music scene, with over eighteen releases to his credit. » Read more

2020-01-10
Neil Peart RIP – One of rock music's defining drummers has died at the age of 67. Neil Peart's work with Rush provided one of the templates for percussion in rock, and he certainly ranks in the top ten most influential drummers of the 20th Century. Peart retired from playing in 2015 due to health issues, and succumbed to brain cancer on January 7, 2020. » Read more

2020-01-07
Joel Vandroogenbroeck RIP – Word has reached us of the death of Joel Vandroogenbroeck, best known as one of the founders of Brainticket, He also recorded electronic music under a variety of names. He was born August 25th, 1938 in Brussels, Belgium and died December 23, 2019 in Arlesheim, Switzerland, aged 81. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Barry Cleveland - Hologramatron – Barry Cleveland considers his new album a departure from past efforts. I’d agree, only insofar as many of the songs feature vocals. But for those who recall Cleveland’s lauded 2004 album, Volcano,...  (2010) » Read more

Harv - Polka Raggioso – It’s been a few years since we last heard from the “cute Swedish boys” of Harv — don’t blame me, that’s how they’re marketed. With Töst in 2002 the...  (2006) » Read more

Opus Avantra - Lyrics – The latest from Opus Avantra finds pianist Alfredo Tisocco conducting his ensemble of strings and woodwinds through a variety of modern and avant-garde tinged compositions. Influences range from 20th...  (1996) » Read more

Greenwall - Elektropuzzles – For this release, the “band” Greenwall consists entirely of keyboardist / programmer Andrea Pavoni. The tracks were all composed from 1994 to 1998, and comprise an interesting spectrum...  (2002) » Read more

Pineapple Thief - Variations on a Dream – I have to admit to being behind the curve on Pineapple Thief, though they are clearly the “next big thing” on the prog scene. To my mind, however, they are following a bit too closely in...  (2004) » Read more



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