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Le Rex - Escape of the Fire Ants

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Le Rex is back with another set of mutant jazz. With their horns and drums lineup, some comparisons to New Orleans street bands are inevitable, but this Swiss band definitely takes that sound into...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-09-17)

Chocolate - Peru's Master Percussionist (Perspectives on Afro​-​Peruvian Music. The Collection)

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The full title includes the subtitle (Perspectives on Afro-Peruvian Music. The Collection), and was originally released on the New York-based label Lyrichord way back when it was recorded in 1991....

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-09-16)

Psychic Equalizer - The Sixth Extinction

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Hugo Selles and the Psychic Equalizer are back with a new album, The Sixth Extinction. Hugos’s musical efforts continue to grow, this time integrating elements of progressive rock,...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-09-15)

Michael Gregory Jackson Clarity Quartet - Whenufindituwillknow

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I first encountered guitarist Michael Gregory Jackson a couple years ago on Wadada Leo Smith’s

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-09-14)

Miguel Flores - Primitivo & Lorca: The Lost Tapes (1989​-​1991)

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From the late 70s to the mid-80s there was a group of Peruvian composers and musicians who attempted to fuse modern experimental and avant-garde compositional techniques while at the same time...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-09-13)

Eldanka - Rusty Treasures

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Eldanka’s second album in nine years might really surprise you if you have never heard of the band before, their instrumental music being an off-kilter cocktail of early-60s West Coast surf...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-09-12)

Panzerpappa - Summarisk Suite

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Panzerpappa is back with another set of tasty instrumental music that inhabits a region somewhere between rogressive rock and jazz, and once again, listeners will probably notice that Canterbury...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-09-11)

Brunod / Li Calzi / Savoldelli - Nostalgia Progressiva

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What might one expect from these three Italian jazz musicians covering (mostly) progressive rock from the late 60s and early 70s? It’s certainly not what might be considered retro in any way,...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-09-10)

Kouma - AibohphobiA

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AibohphobiA is Kouma’s third album. Kouma is the trio of Romain Dugelay (baritone sax and keyboards), Damien Cluzel (baritone guitar) and Léo Dumont (drums), who have worked...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-09-09)

Liebman, Rudolph & Drake - Chi

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In 2018, we found Dave Liebman and Adam Rudolph collaborating with Tatsuya Nakatani on a fascinating album called

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-09-08)

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2019-08-20
Alex's Hand Seeks Spa Treatment – American / European band Alex's Hand has a new album in the works called Hungarian Spa, which looks to be their biggest and best yet, featuring a large roster of guest musicians. They're seeking funding to take the project on the road, and are looking for help from the crowd of wisdom. » Read more

2019-06-05
Legendary Co-Founder of The 13th Floor Elevators Passes Away at Age 71 – Sadly, Roky Erickson passed away on May 31, 2019. Known as the father of psychedelic music and co-founder of the ground breaking 13th Floor Elevators, Roky had a profound influence on music from the 60s to today. Plagued by his own personal demons, Roky had a difficult life and is now free of these burdens. » Read more

2019-04-24
Help MoonJune Bring Great Music to Life – Like many music lovers around the world, we’ve been thrilled and amazed to hear the recordings that have been released by MoonJune from sessions at La Casa Murada in Spain. Such label stalwarts as Mark Wingfield, Markus Reuter, Asaf Sirkis, Tony Levin, Dusan Jevtovic, Vasil Hadzimanov, and many more have gathered in various combinations at the studio to produce some of the most creative music in recent years. Now, label head Leonardo Pavkovic is offering a compilation, La Casa Murada - MoonJune Sessions, Volume One, as a fundraiser for upcoming sessions. » Read more

2019-04-10
The Pineapple Thief to Tour North America – November and December of 2019 will see The Pineapple Thief bringing their music to Canada, Mexico, and the US, and famed drummer Gavin Harrison will be on board. The band has been touring extensively in Europe, but North America will be new territory for them. » Read more

2019-03-25
Scott Walker RIP – Noel Scott Engel, better known as Scott Walker, was one of the most intriguing and enigmatic musical figures in the second half of the 20th Century. His strange career started with The Walker Brothers, an American pop group that featured no one named Walker and no brothers. After moving to England in 1965, they had a series of hit singles. Scott's solo work started with Scott in 1967. Starting in the 80s, his work took an increasingly avant-garde turn. » Read more


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U Totem - Strange Attractors – This, the long awaited follow-up to U Totem's eponymous debut, features the band's original lineup (Sanjay Kumar, Dave Kerman, Eric Johnson, Emily Hay, and James Grigsby) as well as numerous guests,...  (1994) » Read more

Magma - Inédits – The last of the original Magma albums to be reissued, Inédits comes without much fanfare — it was after all, something of a bootleg in its day, produced by some slippery little label that...  (1996) » Read more

The Shiver - Walpurgis – It’s generally not a good sign when a band’s best material is written by other bands. The Shiver is a case in point. This Swiss band’s forte was covering British blues-rock, but...  (2005) » Read more

Ut Gret - Time of the Grets – Here is a group that, like The Rascal Reporters, consists of two musicians who between them play about a billion instruments. Musically however we are talking about an entirely different ball game....  (1997) » Read more

Et Cetera - Et Cetera – Why does it seem all the best Canadian bands hail from Quebec? Maneige, Sloche, Harmonium, and Pollen all seem to have very sophisticated influences, such as Gentle Giant and any number of Italian...  (1997) » Read more



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