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Riccardo Sinigaglia - Dimensions

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At hand are five compositions in a category somewhere between interesting and magical, originally recorded around 1993, remastered ten years after that, with a couple of the pieces (a purely...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2017-02-19)

Ingranaggi della Valle - Warm Spaced Blue

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Warm Spaced Blue is the second release by Ingranaggi della Valle. Whereas their 2013 debut release In Hoc Signo had its roots in 70s Italian prog, the band decided to go in an...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-02-18)

Gösta Berlings Saga - Sersophane

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This Swedish band has never been prolific, but they compensate in quality what they lack in quantity. It’s been five years since Glue Works, and I’m happy to report that...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2017-02-17)

Luc Marianni's Seltae Beat - Up and Down

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Musea seems to be releasing a number of concept albums lately. Up and Down, their latest and Luc Marianni’s sixth album, is a bit unusual in that it is exactly 60 minutes long....

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-02-16)

Arachnoïd - Arachnoïd

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In 1979, progressive rock was all but dead in many countries, whether the support had gone or the big bands had become subsumed by arena rock. But there was really a lot going on in France in the...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-02-16)

Satoko Fujii Orchestra Tokyo - Peace (Tribute to Kelly Churko)

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We’ve been reviewing pianist and composer Satoko Fujii’s releases for a number of years, going back to the earliest days of the printed edition, as well as various side projects...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2017-02-15)

Paolo Siani ft. Nuova Idea - Faces with No Traces

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Paolo Siani is the drummer for the Italian progressive band Nuova Idea. Over the years he has pursued a number of different musical projects. Faces with No Traces is his latest solo album....

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-02-14)

Markus Reuter - 6 Reflections

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Maybe we can blame it on Robert Fripp. He started doing solo performances with the use of a tape recorder back in the 70s, dubbing it Frippertronics and spawning a whole new type of music. Maybe he...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2017-02-13)

Erik Griswold - Ecstatic Descent

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Griswold is an Australia-based composer and pianist, with a number of previous releases on the Australian experimental music label Room 40. His interests lie in hybrid sound combinations and...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2017-02-12)

Nuclearte - Endo

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Nuclearte is a Scilian band that began in 1996 as a pure ethno-electro-acoustic ensemble integrating musical elements from around the Mediterranean basin (Spanish-Moorish, Balkan, and Greek). Their...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-02-11)

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2017-01-31
John Wetton RIP – After a long battle with colon cancer, singer and bassist John Wetton has died at the age of 67. As an integral member of such bands as King Crimson, UK, and Asia, his was one of the distinctive voices in progressive rock, lending a human touch to often difficult music. » Read more

2017-01-30
Seaprog Announces First Artists for 2017 – The organizers of the Seaprog Festival in Seattle have announced the first set of confirmed performers for the 2017 festival. The best known names are Cabezas de Cera and Jack o' the Clock, but a host of other bands are featured, mostly from the Northwest. The festival will take place June 2-4, 2017. » Read more

2017-01-27
Acoustic Festival of Britain 2017 Announces Eclectic Lineup – The Acoustic Festival of Britain has been going since 2006, and this year's event sees a number of outstanding artists on the bill. Fairport Convention, Tir na nOg, and Martin Turner are some of the artists we've covered, and there are many more, including The Men They Couldn't Hang, Howard Jones, Chantel McGregor, and many more. The festival runs June 2-4, 2017 at Uttoxeter Racecourse in Staffordshire. » Read more

2017-01-26
Butch Trucks RIP – Butch Trucks was one of two drummers in the first incarnation of the Allman Brothers Band in 1969, helping the band achieve its legendary status as an American original. He died on January 24, 2017 of a self-inflicted gunshot would. He was 69. » Read more

2017-01-22
Jaki Liebezeit RIP – Jaki Liebezeit, drummer of the seminal German band Can, has died at the age of 78. After playing free jazz in the 60s, he became interested in psychedelic music and was a founding member of Can in 1968 along with Irmin Schmidt, Holger Czukay, David C. Johnson, and Michael Karoli. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Various Artists - Hur! Hommage à la Musique de Christian Vander – On the occasion of Magma’s 40th anniversary as a band, Soleil Zeuhl has assembled this excellent tribute compilation featuring an array of artists, including several former members of the band...  (2010) » Read more

Hoenig / Göttsching - Early Water – It's truly amazing what people can pull out of the vaults that wasn't originally released in the first place. This collaboration between Ashra's Manuel Göttsching and Agitation Free's Michael Hoenig...  (1996) » Read more

Eleni Karaindrou - Elegy of the Uprooting – Karaindrou may be best known for her film scoring work since the early 80s in her native Greece. Elegy is a sprawling two-disc live set recorded at Megaron in Athens in March 2005; it collects a...  (2008) » Read more

Vanishing Point - In Thought – After a while I begin to wonder why Angular keeps sending us these metal bands to review. They must be absolute gluttons for punishment. Perhaps they have some weird German fondness for pain. Who...  (2000) » Read more

Die Anarchistische Abendunterhaltung! - Die Anarchistische Abendunterhaltung! – Much activity has been transpiring in Belgium as of late. First there was Univers Zero, Julverne and Present. There followed a whole slew of groups in the chamber/neo-classical/jazz-rock vein...  (1997) » Read more



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