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Kiss Kiss King Kong - Too High to Say Hello

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With a title like Too High to Say Hello, what do you expect? Some kind of stoner simplicity? Trippy psychedelic weirdness? In the case of Kiss Kiss King Kong, it’s neither, though...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2018-09-25)

Kong Klang - Kong Klang

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A melodic rock song featuring both slide guitar and harpsichord… Who would do such a thing? Norwegian songwriter Lasse Myrvold and his cohorts in Kong Klang would. And it works. This kind of...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2018-09-25)

Carl Weingarten - This Is Where I Found You

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Some artists have a uniquely identifiable sound, just the combination of composition, playing style, choice of arrangements, and overall production. So even though Carl Weingarten works in a...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2018-09-24)

A Prouder Grief - A Golden Boat

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I should know better than to judge a book by its cover, but sometimes the album art grabs my attention and sets my expectations for the music. So with the medieval cover art of A Golden...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2018-09-23)

Cuasares - Afro-Progresivo

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Like a comet streaking through the heavens, the vintage sounds of Cuasares (the enigmatic studio project by pianist / arranger / visionary Waldo Belloso) splashes a wild esoteric mixture of...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2018-09-23)

Regal Worm - Pig Views

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The third part of the Regal Worm trilogy, Pig Views, hit the streets on July 13, 2018. For this installment Jarrod Gosling used a more song-based format and delivers nine songs, with two...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2018-09-22)

Regal Worm - Pig Views

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Surely every progressive rock fan in the world has been paying attention to Regal Worm by now. If they aren’t, it’s time to start. Pig Views continues the amazing run of Jarrod...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2018-09-22)

Steve Roach - Electron Birth

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In most circumstances, a CD with only two tracks would be considered a ‘single,’ but when the total time of the two tracks approaches the 70-minute mark, and consists of two essentially...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2018-09-21)

Various Artists - Saz Power

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I don’t remember anymore when I first discovered the wonders of Turkish psychedelic rock, but it’s stuck with me for a long time. Starting back in the 60s, European and American rockers...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2018-09-21)

Various Artists - Saz Power

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The burning question here is, what is a saz? The saz or bağlama is a member of the family of plucked string, long-necked lutes used in Ottoman classical music, Turkish folk music, Iranian music,...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2018-09-21)

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2018-09-25
Help the Psychic Equalizer Avoid Extinction – Last year we reviewed the debut album by Psychic Equalizer, a musical project of Hugo Selles. He's now working on the ambitious follow-up to that release, and is seeking funding from listeners around the world. » Read more

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


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Born Again Floozies - 7 Deadly Sinners – After last year's five-song debut EP Novelties, Addenda & Ephemera, the release of this Indianapolis band's first full length CD was a highly anticipated event here at Exposé central. Sporting a...  (2008) » Read more

Stella Maris - To the Promised Land – It can be difficult to review something like this latest offering from Germany’s Stella Maris. The musicians sound so sincere and believe in what they’re doing, and put a great deal of craft and...  (2005) » Read more

Magma - Mythes et Légendes Vol.1 – Released in 1985, Mythes et Légendes, Vol. 1 is essentially a condensed overview of the Kobaïan story. It features extracts from several early compositions tracing the narrative up through...  (1995) » Read more

Cage - Secret Passage – There’s nothing new about a progressive rock band sounding a bit like classic Genesis, and unless you have a categorical dislike of bands that sound a bit like classic Genesis, Cage has a lot to...  (2011) » Read more

Koenjihyakkei - Viva Koenji! – Need to get rid of unwanted in-laws? Need to lose all the listeners of your radio show? Want to clear a party that's gone on too late? Enter Koenji Hyakkei, the royal family of bombast, the...  (1997) » Read more



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