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25 Views of Worthing - 25 Views of Worthing

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The story of the band 25 Views of Worthing is a fascinating dip into an obscure corner of British music of the 60s and 70s. In 1967, a psychedelic band called Primrose Path was doing damage...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-12-03)

Kevin Godley - Muscle Memory

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My LP collection includes three albums by Godley & Creme — L (1978), Freeze Frame (1979), and Ismism (AKA Snack Attack) (1980) - and they are all...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-12-03)

The Ed Palermo Big Band - The Great Un​-​American Songbook Vol. III: Run for Your Life

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Anyone who’s followed the Cuneiform label for the last 16 years should need no introduction to band leader, arranger, and composer Ed Palermo and his big band. The nine-or-so albums released...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-12-02)

Angelica Sanchez & Marilyn Crispell - How to Turn the Moon

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There may be a bit of confusion as to the title of this set, which I received as a promotional download titled Windfall Light (the title of the sixth piece in the set), though the front...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-12-02)

Bananagun - The True Story of Bananagun

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To paraphrase Mae West, "Is that a bananagun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?" Either way, Bananagun is sure to put a smile on your face. Hailing from Melbourne,...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-12-01)

Witchwood - Litanies from the Woods & Handful of Stars

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This Italian band has a history that goes back to a precursor band called Buttered Bacon Biscuits, a name presumably paying homage to a love of Southern rock along the lines of Lynyrd Skynyrd....

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-11-30)

Causa Sui - Szabodelico

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Since their beginnings over fifteen years ago, Denmark’s Causa Sui has been heralded for their hyper-length excursions into heavy stoner rock and psychedelia, completely ditching vocals...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-11-29)

Harry Beckett - Joy Unlimited

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My first encounter with trumpeter Harry Beckett, who was born in Barbados in 1935, was as a session player on the debut album by Manfred Mann Chapter Three, then he turned up on the Keef...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-11-29)

Ethan Daniel Davidson - Come Down Lonesome

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Come Down Lonesome is one strange album. On one hand it is a collection of Americana songs either covered by or written by Detroit singer-songwriter Ethan Daniel Davidson. And on the other...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-11-28)

Grex - Everything You Said Was Wrong

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Maybe it’s the enforced confinement brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, but it seems that many musicians are using the “alone time” to explore their art in ways that they...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-11-27)

Latest news

2020-11-20
25 Views of Worthing Finally Gets Released – A while ago, we wrote about the discovery of a "long lost" Canterbury-style gem by a band called 25 Views of Worthing. And now we're pleased to find out that Wind Waker Records has released their music on an LP. » Read more

2020-10-14
Audion Is Back in Business – Our esteemed colleague Alan Freeman has restarted Audion Magazine after a seven year hiatus. The new incarnation is available online on their Bandcamp site. Audion's history goes back to 1984, and included 58 issues up to 2013. Issue #59 is available now, and #60 is in the works. » Read more

2020-10-06
Romantic Warriors IV – Krautrock (Part 2) Is in the Works – Zeitgeist Media, the people who have brought us the great series of documentary films chronicling the history of progressive rock, are working on the second installment of their examination of German music. Krautrock 2 will focus on artists from Münich such as Guru Guru, Amon Düül II, Xhol Caravan, Kraan, Witthüser & Westrupp, and Popol Vuh. » Read more

2020-09-09
Simeon Coxe RIP – Simeon Coxe, best known for his experimental electronics in the band Silver Apples, has died at the age of 82. The band's 1968 debut album set the stage for both German electronic music and experimental punk music a decade later. Coxe died on September 8 from pulmonary fibrosis. » Read more

2020-09-05
Gary Peacock RIP – Legendary bassist Gary Peacock, veteran of many recordings and performances with Paul Bley, George Russell, Roland Kirk, Bill Evans, Tony Williams, and many more. » Read more


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Howard Riley & Keith Tippett - Interchange – A rare live duet performance from December 1993 was captured on tape between two of the foremost jazz pianists and improvisers in the world. Riley and Tippett had collaborated twice before, taking...  (2003) » Read more

Bill Rieflin & Chris Connelly - Largo – When two members of Ministry, Revolting Cocks, and Pigface get together, you probably don’t expect a quietly intense album of piano-based music. But if you’re familiar with Chris Connelly’s solo...  (2001) » Read more

Itoiz - Ezekiel – By the time of their second album, Ezekiel, the lineup of this Basque band had grown from five members to seven, now including saxes, mandolin, electric piano, and even violin when required. The sound...  (1994) » Read more

Altura - Mercy – Altura is a five-piece gigging band from Charlotte, North Carolina. Their first album is a definite progressive metal project with intricate time changes that support a core emphasis of aggressive,...  (1997) » Read more

Surrender to the Air - Surrender to the Air – Free jazz is little more than an afterthought in the consciousness of the jazz world today, so it is refreshing as well as a bit intriguing to see a gutsy new release in this genre, from a major label...  (1997) » Read more



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