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Bobby Previte / Jamie Saft / Nels Cline - Music from the Early 21st Century

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I shouldn’t even be writing this review. Any sane person, seeing a collaboration between Bobby Previte, Jamie Saft, and Nels Cline, would simply plop down their money without needing to hear...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-06-02)

Jeff Pearce - Empty Beach, Follow the River Home, Path to Returning & Evening Clouds

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I first became aware of Jeff Pearce back around the turn of the century with the second of four albums he recorded for the Hypnos label, To the Shores of Heaven. It was a collection of...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-06-01)

Various Artists - A Band for All Seasons

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Two years ago in 2018, Fruits de Mer released a massive 3LP set The Three Seasons,...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-05-31)

Rez Abbasi / The Silent Ensemble - A Throw of Dice

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Here at Exposé, we have to date covered guitarist Rez Abbasi in several different ensembles. There was his group Junction on

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-05-30)

John Gregorius - Full of Life

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Tucson based composer and guitarist John Gregorius offers Full of Life, his third Spotted Peccary release following Heaven and Earth (2008) and Still Voice (2016). In the...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-05-29)

Lucifer Was - Underground and Beyond

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Lucifer Was is a cult proto-metal band from Norway that formed in 1970 in Oslo. They lasted until 1975, gigging at local venues and some festivals, but never got a recording contract. They were on...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-05-28)

Rocking Horse Music Club - Which Way the Wind Blows

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In the roughly fifteen hundred years since Anthony Phillips left Genesis, he’s released a few hundred albums, mostly containing instrumental music, especially acoustic guitar pieces....

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-05-27)

David Cross & Peter Banks - Crossover

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In August 2010, a few years before guitarist Peter Banks’ untimely passing, he recorded this session of improvs with David Cross, violinist of King Crimson in the 70s and many solo and...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-05-26)

Le Grand Sbam - Vaisseau Monde

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Le Grand Sbam is a French chamber rock band from Lyon. They are a passionate collective dedicated to music creation, research, and experimentation. Propelled by eminent musicians: Mélissa...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-05-25)

Le Grand Sbam - Vaisseau Monde

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In the incredibly fertile Lyon avant-prog scene, it seems that every band shares members with every other band — maybe not completely true, but close enough. The three members of PoiL seem to...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-05-25)

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2020-05-15
Phil May of The Pretty Things RIP – We were saddened to learn that Phil May, lead singer and founding member of The Pretty Things, has died at the age of 75. The band's 1968 album S.F. Sorrow is one of the enduring classics of the psychedelic era, and the group existed in various forms until finally retiring in 2018. » Read more

2020-05-14
Jorge Santana RIP – Jorge Santana, noted guitarist, leader of the band Malo and brother to Carlos Santan, died on May 14 at the age of 68. Jorge and Carlos worked together on a number of occasions, though Jorge's career was centered around Malo, solo work, and with Fania All-Stars. » Read more

2020-05-06
Florian Schneider RIP – Florian Schneider, one of the founders of the pioneering electronic group Kraftwerk, has died at the age of 73. Co-founder Ralf Hütter announced that his bandmate had passed away from cancer after a brief illness. » Read more

2020-04-23
Shindig Festival Goes Lock-Down – Here's what they're saying: It's A Happening Thing! The Shindig! Magazine Lockdown Festival. In our days of no large gatherings of people, maybe it's still possible to have a music festival. Shindig! Magazine is giving it a go with a multi-artist streaming extravaganza on Saturday April 25. » Read more

2020-03-24
Bill Rieflin RIP – The sad news reaches us today of Bill Rieflin's death. Rieflin was best known as a drummer in bands ranging from post-punk to industrial to indie-rock to progressive rock, including work with The Blackouts, Ministry, Nine Inch Nails, Swans, Land, and King Crimson. Rieflin had been battling cancer for several years, and succumbed to it on March 24. He was 59. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Tomasz Stańko Quartet - Lontano – Piano tinkling in the moonlight of a muted trumpet stutter, Miles Davis' lighter moments. Very easygoing and mellow music, perhaps best served with a fine cognac and some throw pillows in front of...  (2007) » Read more

Frameshift - An Absence of Empathy – Within the network of hard rock musicians there are plenty of opportunities for various players to meet, establish a working partnership and make some new music. Sebastian Bach (former lead singer of...  (2006) » Read more

Meat Beat Manifesto - At the Center – Meat Beat Manifesto is in actuality the brainchild of audio menace Jack Dangers. Previous recordings by the artist ranged from sonic deconstruction and techno experiments that highlighted rave...  (2006) » Read more

Richard Pinhas - Metatron – Whirling, twirling, swirling electronics. That is exactly what you hear from the opening track “Tikkun” on Richard Pinhas’ newest double CD release. Actually “Tikkun” is presented in four...  (2007) » Read more

Creedle - When the Wind Blows – Creedle is a band that has come a long way. Their debut recording in the early 90s (Half Man, Half Pie) established them as an alternative punk band with a serious musical outlook. When the Wind...  (1997) » Read more



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