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Chris Russell - Destiny

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With Destiny, ambient sound sculptor Chris Russell takes the listener into the deep floating world where moments are frozen in time and veils of texture float on the solar winds, each of...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-04-08)

Brian Woodbury - Levity & Novelty

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Back in my high school days I used to tune in Sunday nights to some low-power station in LA in order to listen to the Doctor Demento show, which ran for an hour or two and featured a wide range of...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-04-08)

Comet Gain - Fireraisers, Forever!

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Comet Gain is a London-based punk and soul and damaged rock 'n' roll band. Long-term members include David Feck (AKA David Christian), Rachel Evans, Jon Slade, Kay Ishikawa, Anne-Laure...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-04-07)

Skeleton Goode - Skeleton Goode

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Back in November 2019 a new album hit the streets that could have fit well in the heady pop-psych days of the late 60s, the self-titled debut release by Skeleton Goode. Skeleton Goode is an...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-04-06)

Skeleton Goode - Skeleton Goode

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There are times when a good psychedelic tune really hits the spot, and we’re living in a great time for discovering more of them. Skeleton Goode is a new entry in the game, but they’re...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-04-06)

Hollan Holmes - Milestones

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What more can be done that already hasn’t been explored in the field of electronic music? A good question. With Milestones, Hollan Holmes is at lest attempting to answer that...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-04-05)

Laughing Stock - Sunrise

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Not only are we seeing a lot of new bands out of Russia here at Exposé, we are also encountering a number of new Norwegian bands as well. The most recent for me is The Laughing...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-04-04)

Elifantree / Tölöläb - Blood Moon

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It may not be considered proper to qualify an absolute — like saying “more unique” — but in reality, every album is unique, as in “not sounding identical to any other...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-04-03)

Henrik Cederblom - Zobop

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Some may remember the excellent Swedish trad-rock band Den Fule, which released a trio of albums between 1993 and 1995, then went on hiaus for a dozen years only to reunite in 2010 for a couple...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-04-02)

Crocodile - Howling Mad Black Music under Hot Stars

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Austin prog band Crocodile realeased their second album on October 1, 2019. The album title Howling Mad Black Music under Hot Stars (HMBMUHS) and the artwork echo the 70s, but not...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-04-01)

Latest news

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

2020-03-17
Cruise to the Edge and Seaprog 2020 Festivals Postponed – The worldwide outbreak of the novel coronavirus has started to produce casualties in the music world, and festivals are not immune. We've had word that both the Cruise to the Edge (originally slated for March 27 - April 1) and Seaprog (originally June 5-7) have been postponed to later dates, with those dates to be announced. » Read more

2020-03-06
McCoy Typer RIP – Word reaches us today of the passing of one of the most influential pianists in the history of jazz, McCoy Tyner. His tenure with John Coltrane in the early 60s includes some of the most treasured recordings of the era, including My Favorite Things and A Love Supreme. After leaving Coltrane's group, he had a long and successful solo career. He was 81. » Read more

2020-02-18
Jon Christensen RIP – Word reaches us today of the passing of Norwegian drummer Jon Christensen, a musician whose sensitive playing did much to help define the atmospheric sound of ECM jazz recordings. His work with Jan Garbarek, Bobo Stenson, Terje Rypdal, and many more was sensitive and varied, adapting to a wide variety of styles while maintaining a distinct identity of its own. Christensen was 76. » Read more

2020-01-21
Gong Announces UK Tour for 2020 – Having spent the last few years touring the world, including dates in Japan with psych legend Steve Hillage, multiple headline European tours and festivals, America’s Cruise to the Edge festival, a South America headline tour, and a headline performance at Tomorrow Festival in China, the band have won the hearts of both traditional and modern Gong fanbases. During this live journey, Gong has delved further into the truly psychedelic, exploratory, and mind-expanding side of the music. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Leo Küpper - Electro-Acoustic – You have to admit, with a title as academic sounding as this, one would not be unjustified in expecting a musical experience on the equivalent stimulation level of a botany lecture. That "new music"...  (1999) » Read more

Cast - Endless Signs – Cast has carved a niche for themselves in the neo-prog scene for good reasons. Their sound is very melodic and flowing. As with almost all bands lumped into the "neo-prog" classification,...  (1996) » Read more

Black September - Black September – Black September is a four piece from Trenton led by keyboardist Michael West (of "God Sex Money" fame), the instrumentation consisting of violin, sax, and drums, with bass duties shared by...  (1996) » Read more

Satoko Fujii Quartet - Minerva – Fujii’s main Japanese quartet is spotlighted in this recent release. In contrast with her previous trio work, this collection of five pieces is a blistering workout of like minded players who...  (2003) » Read more

Tangerine Dream - Tournado & Oasis – This is the kind of review that, were I reading it, would piss me off. Showing my age, my know-it-all smugness. Can you judge a band on work twenty years old? Surely the band must evolve, progress. I...  (1998) » Read more



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