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Natsuki Tamura / Satoko Fujii - Keshin

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With live performances all but banned worldwide due to the pandemic, composer / pianist Satoko Fujii and her husband composer / trumpeter Natsuki Tamura have had to maintain their spirit by...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-06-24)

Kali Trio - Loom

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Kali Trio is a Swiss group that occupies a stylistic niche somewhere between jazz, rock, and electronic music. Nicolas Stocker (drums), Urs Müller (guitar), and Raphael Loher (piano) produce...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-06-23)

Firehand - The Three Worlds

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Some may know British composer and synthesist Robert Logan for his two excellent collaborations with Steve Roach in 2016,

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-06-22)

Laughing Stock - Zero, Acts 1 & 2

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Norwegian melodic prog rockers Laughing Stock have released their third album, Zero Acts 1 & 2. This time around, Laughing Stock’s new concept album is the first half of a play...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2021-06-21)

Huxley Would Approve - Grave New World - Part One & Two

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Huxley Would Approve is an ambitious international project created by German Rainer Schneider (compositions, engineering, production, instruments, vocals) and Canadian Joe Bolieiro (lyrics,...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-06-20)

Erik Wøllo - North Star

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The Norwegian guitarist, composer, and ambient electronic artist offers his second album of 2021, following February’s Recurrence and his virtual appearance at SoundQuest Fest at the...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-06-19)

J. Peter Schwalm / Arve Henriksen - Neuzeit

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Back in 1980, Brian Eno and Jon Hassell came up with a new sound, combining electronics and trumpet on Fourth World Vol. 1 - Possible Musics into something that wasn’t jazz,...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-06-18)

Zorbonauts - Armed Slobbery & Deckchair Poets - Crop Circlers' Guide

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One might be asking right about now, why is he reviewing albums by two different bands together in a single review? The truth is that Deckchair Poets and Zorbonuts are just two names for the same...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-06-17)

Satoko Fujii / Natsuki Tamura - Pentas

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The previous collaboration between Satoko Fujii and Natsuki Tamura was the highly abstract improvisational album

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-06-16)

High Castle Teleorkestra - Valisystem-A / Klawpeels & Ich Bin's / The Days of Blue Jeans

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High-Castle Teleorkestra is a new project self-described as a remote music ensemble led by Tim Smolens (ex-Estradasphere, Don Salsa, and others, currently living in Denver Colorado), playing bass,...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-06-15)

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New Aristocrats Live Album on the Way – No foolin'! These supreme musicians toured Europe early in 2020, just before touring ceased to be a thing musicians could do, and there were some hot performances captured. On May 7, some of these will be releases as Freeze! Live in Europe 2020. » Read more

Return of Jerry Lucky's Progressive Rock Files – After much consideration and surprisingly, positive feedback, Jerry Lucky is announcing the launch of the progressive Rock Files podcast, featuring the latest progressive rock music from around the world. » Read more

Jewlia Eisenberg RIP – The sad news has come out that Jewlia Eisenberg has died. As a founding member of Charming Hostess, Eisenberg changed the face of music, bringing together Balkan klezmer, American folk, and experimental rock in a distinctive blend that garnered much praise. » Read more

RIP Roger Trigaux – The sad news has come to our attention that Roger Trigaux, the guiding force of Present and former member of Univers Zero, passed away on the evening of March 10, 2021 after a long ilness. » Read more

SoundQuest Fest 2021 – SoundQuest Fest, first experienced as a live festival in Tucson Arizona in 2010 was created by ambient music pioneer Steve Roach. This 2021 event will unite a worldwide gathering of artists and audience members together for a 3-day online event unique in the realm of ambient music. From March 26-28th a continuous flow of streamed performances, audio-video wonder worlds and deep immersion zones will burn bright on Roach’s YouTube channel. » Read more

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Cast - Angels and Demons – I've been reading about Cast for a while in Exposé, but the arrival of this disc marks the first time I've actually heard them. So going into it, I knew they were a "symphonic...  (1998) » Read more

Squonk Opera - You Are Here – You Are Here is a companion soundtrack to Squonk Opera’s latest stage production, (put your hometown’s name here): The Opera and continues a string of theatrical releases since the...  (2008) » Read more

Robert Carty - The Inexplicable – Robert Carty is an independent musician who runs his own label and releases several CDRs a year in a variety of electronic styles. He has an enormous back catalog that I have only begun to tap, but on...  (2001) » Read more

I Giganti - Terra in Bocca (Poesia di un Delitto) – Like the early New Trolls, I Flashmen, and countless other Italian groups between 1967 and 1971, I Giganti were a psych/beat group attempting to break new musical boundaries. The influence of both the...  (1995) » Read more

In Cahoots - All That – It seems hard to believe that it’s been over 20 years since Phil Miller formed In Cahoots after the late great National Health disbanded. All That is only the sixth full In Cahoots album,...  (2003) » Read more

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