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Imitation of Life — Real Music

It's hard to predict what Eiko Ishibashi will come up with. Here's a tune that mixes elements of pop with jazz and avant-rock to great effect. (Posted by Jon Davis 2018-09-19)

Geometric Patterns and Psychedelic Grooves

Japan's 幾何学模様 name translates as "Geometric Patterns." Not sure what it has to do with this video, but it's true. This tune is from their 2014 album called Forest of Lost Children. (Posted by Jon Davis 2018-09-12)

A Big Band That Makes "Nois"

Here is Manchester's Beats & Pieces Big Band with a live take on the tune called "Nois." (Posted by Jon Davis 2018-09-11)

Clouds, Rain, Clear, Cycles

The Clouds Will Clear is from Frankfurt, and here's a tune off their first full-length album. (Posted by Jon Davis 2018-09-06)

A Black Sun Sheds No Light

Kraków presents an animated video for a tune off Miinus. (Posted by Jon Davis 2018-08-23)

Rita Braga's Future Is Classier Than Yours

This tune is on Rita Braga's 2018 album Bird on the Moon. (Posted by Jon Davis 2018-08-16)

More Fuzz on the Bass, Please

Moto Toscana is a band from Italy, right? Nope, they're German, and they defy another expectation by shunning guitars, keeping their heaviness minimal with just a monster bass. (Posted by Jon Davis 2018-08-15)

The Pineapple Thief Is Really Trying

The Pineapple Thief has a new album called Dissolution coming out at the end of this month, and here's a tune from it. (Posted by Jon Davis 2018-08-14)

Where There's Light There's Moon

There's a (band called) Moon in Chicago, and this is a tune off their third album, Extinction.

Moon - There's Light Here from Christopher Schneberger on Vimeo.

(Posted by Jon Davis 2018-08-08)

I Am K, U Are U

Here's a video from a Norwegian band with the awkward name of I Am K. (Posted by Jon Davis 2018-07-30)

Latest news

2018-09-05
Krautrock Documentary Seeks Funding – The next installment of the Progressive Warriors documentary series will focus on the vast body of music that falls under the banner of "krautrock." As most of our readers will know, previous films have tackled RIO and the Canterbury scene, as well as what we might call "mainstream" prog rock. » Read more

2018-07-31
Tomasz Stańko RIP – Tomasz Stańko, one of the greats of Eastern European jazz, has died at the age of 76. Stańko's career started in Krzysztof Komeda's quintet, where he contributed trumpet from 1963-1967, when he formed his own group. He worked extensively with Edward Vesala, Don Cherry, Zbigniew Seifert, Chico Freeman, Howard Johnson, Cecil Taylor, and many others. Many of his recordings have been released by ECM, an association that began in the mid-70s. » Read more

2018-07-09
Soft Machine Set to Release New Music – It's been 50 years since The Soft Machine changed the face of music with their first album. Their blend of psychedelic rock and jazz was unique, and while the band went through many changes before disbanding in 1981 — by which time there were no original members remaining — they remained an innovative force with a style all their own. » Read more

2018-07-01
7d Surfaces Happy Rhodes Back Catalog – We've covered singer Happy Rhodes before, both for her solo work and recently with The Security Project, but her 11 albums have been hard to track down. Until now. 7d features high-quality downloads of all her releases, and several of them are also available on CD. » Read more

2018-06-25
Fred Chalenor RIP – We have news of another sad passing in the world of creative music. Bassist Fred Chalenor, whose creativity featured on albums by Tone Dogs, Caveman Shoestore, and many more, died on June 23, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Tributes have poured in from the many musicians and fans whose lives he touched. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Patrick Gauthier - Sur les Flots Verticaux – It's been a while since we've heard from Patrick Gauthier (ex-Heldon, Weidorje, Magma) in a solo capacity, maybe ten years or more since he cut his now-legendary Bébé Godzilla. What we find here has...  (1994) » Read more

Scaramouche - Scaramouche – Here is another one of those total obscurities that Musea has a knack for unearthing, others in recent memory being Flyte, Ivory, and Tibet — one-shots that came and went before most ever knew they...  (1995) » Read more

Landberk - Dream Dance – Landberk's second CD-EP breaks no new territory, nor develops on their practically patented style, yet again delivers the goods. While I find that their music isn't as translatable live (both...  (1996) » Read more

Hector Hernandez - La Evocación de lo Sublime – The up side of the modern availability of inexpensive digital recording equipment is that virtually anybody who wants to can put out a CD of their own music without having to go through the watering...  (2001) » Read more

IZ - E M – This Denver based heavy instrumental rock trio offers the basic g/b/d amid heavenly levels of guitar distortion and dense angular compositions that drive hard and pummel the senses. On drums is none...  (2007) » Read more




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