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Dreadnaught - Hard Chargin'

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There are a lot of bands out there called Dreadnaught. If you are looking for the metal band from Australia, this is definitely not them. This Dreadnaught’s roots go back to the University of...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2018-02-16)

Van der Graaf Generator - Real Time

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Impossible reunions by not-so-spring chickens are now becoming fashionable. This is due in part to both Cream and Van der Graaf Generator taking the live stage the same week for surprisingly...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 2008-01-01)

Gong Expresso - Decadence

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Expectations can be dangerous things. When I first heard Gazeuse!, it was instantly one of my favorite albums. Sure I knew it wasn’t really Gong, since that name first...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2018-02-16)

Echolyn - The End Is Beautiful

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I don’t anticipate the releases of many bands as much as Echolyn, and for good reason. For fifteen years they have been evolving continuously, working current musical and lyrics ideas into a...

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(Posted by Sean McFee 2006-05-01)

Causa Sui - Vibraciones Doradas

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Every time a new album comes out by this Danish instrumental rock powerhouse I expect to be blown away by it, and I always am. Somehow I missed reviewing 2016’s Return to Sky, which...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2018-02-12)

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2018-02-18
Didier Lockwood RIP – Word reaches us today of the death of one of France's great jazz musicians, violinist Didier Lockwood. His playing bridged many worlds, from traditional jazz to fusion to progressive rock, and his talent can be heard on recordings by Magma, Clearlight, Pierre Moerlen's Gong, and many more. Lockwood was 62. » Read more

2018-02-15
10 Years of Fruits de Mer - The Incomplete Angler – Those of you who are faithful followers of Exposé will know that we have been promoting Fruits de Mer and its side labels and releases from nearly its first year. Now music journalist and author Dave Thompson has written a book chronicling the past ten years as a celebration of this milestone. » Read more

2018-02-14
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2018-01-30
Bill Bruford Ventures into Uncharted Territory – Drum master Bill Bruford, veteran of some of the most creative bands in history (King Crimson, Yes, Genese, etc.), is sharing some of what he's learned about being a drummer and a musician in his new book, Uncharted: Creativity and the Expert Drummer, out on University of Michigan Press. » Read more

2018-01-18
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Previously in Exposé...

Ring of Myth - Unbound – First impressions are generally correct. This could be a likable excursion down a well trod path, however, I found it pretty much impossible to listen to this CD all the way through. This LA band is a...  (1996) » Read more

Brainstorm - Liquid Monster – This is German metal quintet Brainstorm’s seventh release to date and finds them in a more traditional frame of mind than most metal coming out of Europe these days. It seems that everyone else has...  (2006) » Read more

Zao - Akhenaton – Zao was a fantastic French fusion band that released a half dozen albums in the 70s. Formed by saxophonist Yochk'o Seffer and keyboardist Francois Cahen after leaving an early incarnation of Magma,...  (1995) » Read more

Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. - Have You Seen the Other Side of the Sky? – Makoto Kawabata and his band of madmen have been recording as Acid Mothers Temple for several years and their catalog is enormous. Many of their releases are long, unlistenable, cacophonous assaults....  (2007) » Read more

Anthony Phillips - Field Day – Four years in the making, Field Day marks Phillips’ return to acoustic guitar work after years of producing library and television work, mostly at the keyboard. The concept is simple: around...  (2006) » Read more



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