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Yūgen - Iridule

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This is the third Yūgen release, and the band continues to grow by leaps and bounds. This time out the composing duties went to guitarist Francesco Zago, who seems to be influenced by a...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2011-06-01)

Henrik Cederblom - Zobop

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Some may remember the excellent Swedish trad-rock band Den Fule, which released a trio of albums between 1993 and 1995, then went on hiaus for a dozen years only to reunite in 2010 for a couple...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-04-02)

Jack o' the Clock - Repetitions of the Old City - II

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Picking up where they left off with last year’s superb Repetitions of the Old...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2018-12-12)

Charles Snider - The Strawberry Bricks Guide to Progressive Rock, 3rd Edition

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It’s hard to get a concise definition of what progressive rock is, and equally important, what it isn’t. Whether it be a style of music, or an attitude about music, or some other...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-03-27)

Ahleuchatistas - Heads Full of Poison

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I will admit to approaching this CD with a bit of trepidation. I rather like the previous Ahleuchatistas releases I've heard (as you can tell by other reviews on this site), and I had heard...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2013-06-18)

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Previously in Exposé...

Island - Pictures – This is extremely powerful music, hard driving, jagged, complex and unusual, and the overall feeling is very dark. Nothing really compares, although something like Il Baletto di Bronzo's Ys is...  (1996) » Read more

Manœuvres d'Automne - Manœuvres d'Automne (AKA Un Peu d'Air!) – From Switzerland, Manœuvres d'Automne is essentially the project band of Gilles Rieder (Débile Menthol, L'Ensemble Rayé), with help from Laurent Viennet and Serge Baudat....  (1996) » Read more

Jack Dupon - Démon Hardi – [Regarding Démon Hardi] An up-and-coming four-piece from the Auvergne region of France, there is nobody named Jack in the band – kind of like that other band that has nobody named...  (2011) » Read more

Hans Fjellestad - Moog – The life of Dr. Robert Moog had always been based on electronic discovery. In the course of his pursuit of engineering analysis, the North Carolina resident amassed a thirty-five-year resume spanning...  (2006) » Read more

Network - The Little Blue Book – Some may remember Network from their album Corroded Paths released about three years ago. Members of the band (a five-piece from the UK) all seem to be involved in numerous projects, including Groon,...  (1997) » Read more



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