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How to Bang Your Head in Any Meter

Maybe Skin Yard wasn't the first heavy band to play in odd meters, but they certainly did it well. This track is from their 1990 album Fist Sized Chunks. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-03-21)

Blue Cheer Gets Peaceful

Blue Cheer is best known for their raucous take on "Summertime Blues," but there was more to them than that. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-03-21)

Trippin' back to '68

Fever Tree's 1968 tune "San Francisco Girls" is an almost perfect expression of West Coast psychedelia. Of course there wasn't a music video for the song, but here are some appropriate visuals to go with it. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-03-21)

Dream Time on the Lunar Cape

The Russian band Мыс Луны is known as Lunar Cape in English, and this track, Царство сна, is called "The Realm of Sleep." It's a nicely developing instrumental track that blends space rock with dreamy post-rock sounds. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-03-15)

Jazz Vampires Suck Funky Blood

Kuhn Fu calls this tune "Nosferatu," and it appears on their Kuhnstantinopolis album. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-03-09)

Humans Go Kamping

And Kamp sings about "Humans" on this track from the album Clairvoyance. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-02-28)

My Drum Machine Is Cooler Than Yours

Here's a track from the debut of New Zealand's Élan Vital. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-02-27)

Invasion of the Alien Orchestra

Robert Burger's Gak Omek project has a visual component, and it's as creative as the music.

The Gak Omek • Bagudzinishinabe from Gak Omek on Vimeo.

(Posted by Jon Davis 2017-02-24)

Phaedra Follows a Lightbeam

This track is from the album Blackwinged Night. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-02-22)

Shankar Father / Daughter Sitar Jubilee

This live performance from 1997 features the Pandit Ravi Shankar and his daughter Anoushka, still in her teens at the time. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-02-21)

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2017-04-16
ProgDay 2017 Announces First Bands – Flor de Loto, Sonar, and Infinien are the first three performers to be announced for the 2017 edition of the long-running ProgDay Festival. The 23rd ProgDay takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 2nd and 3rd, at Storybook Farm in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. » Read more

2017-04-16
Allan Holdsworth RIP – Surely in the list of artists who have contributed to the sound of modern music, there is a special spot for guitarist Allan Holdsworth. His name is known to virtually every student of the instrument in jazz and rock, and his style has been so widely emulated that it's hardly worth mentioning anymore — we can just assume that every guitarist has Holdsworth as an influence. » Read more

2017-02-20
Larry Coryell RIP – One of the greats of jazz guitar has left us at the age of 73. Larry Coryell was one of the founding figures of jazz fusion, but produced a significant body of work the bridged many styles. His group Eleventh House provided a unique take on the combination of jazz and rock that was distinct from contemporaries such as Mahavishnu Orchestra, Return to Forever, and Weather Report. » Read more

2017-01-31
John Wetton RIP – After a long battle with colon cancer, singer and bassist John Wetton has died at the age of 67. As an integral member of such bands as King Crimson, UK, and Asia, his was one of the distinctive voices in progressive rock, lending a human touch to often difficult music. » Read more

2017-01-30
Seaprog Announces First Artists for 2017 – The organizers of the Seaprog Festival in Seattle have announced the first set of confirmed performers for the 2017 festival. The best known names are Jack o' the Clock and Zero Times Everything, but a host of other bands are featured, mostly from the Northwest. The festival will take place June 2-4, 2017. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Bone Cave Ballet - The Echo of Entropy – "Bone Cave Ballet" — what an evocative name. So many possible interpretations, all of them intriguing. The music itself has a similar quality, with lyrics that catch your imagination without lending...  (2011) » Read more

Progres 2 - Tretí Kniha Džunglí - Third Jungle Book – This was originally a double album released in 1981, and on CD it clocks in at a few seconds shy of 80 minutes! From Czechoslovakia, Progres 2 is at times symphonic, at times more electronic, at...  (1994) » Read more

The Black Noodle Project - And Life Goes On... – I’m not above enjoying a good clone band. I quite enjoy a lot of them. And Black Noodle Project may not necessarily be a complete Pink Floyd clone, but in the world of clonedom, some of these songs...  (2005) » Read more

Carl Weingarten - Redwood Melodies – For those that checked out his highly regarded Acoustic Shadow (reviewed in last issues' roundtable), this release is a completely different side of Weingarten's musical persona. It's my understanding...  (1996) » Read more

I Numi - Alpha Ralpha Boulevard – Probably the only thing interesting about this album is that the cover is a photo by Nagel. Everything else is typically average beat / psych rock heavily influenced by the Beatles. Lots of short...  (1995) » Read more




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