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The Beatles - Revolver

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A recent elevation to my third tier, this is an album I probably should have had with the other four Beatles albums when I originally wrote about them. I listened to it the other night, and it just...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-03-23)

The Beatles - Abbey Road

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This is probably, marginally, my favorite Beatles album, not only in that I listened to it more than any of the others as a youth, but also feel that it's possibly the quartet's most...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-03-23)

The Beatles - The Beatles (AKA The White Album)

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Sgt Peppers opened the gates wide, and the creativity of the Fab Four wasn't even close to exhausted. An album such as this almost makes me want to type out the entire song list as...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-03-23)

The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

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It seems almost silly to take this one on in writing — one of the era's most iconic albums along with one of the era's most iconic covers. It's almost superfluous to talk about...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-03-23)

The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour

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This is the first of four Beatles albums on my list, and I would guess that one of the first Beatles tracks that got under my skin when I was much younger was this album's title track. Back in...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-03-23)

Steve Roach - Fade to Gray

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A Companion release to Painting in the Dark, which I eviewed a couple weeks ago, Fade to Gray is a similar endeavor but without a lot of the melodic color and variation that...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2017-03-22)

Uwe Cremer / Thomas Rydell - Sirius Singularity

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When I interviewed Uwe Cremer in Köln in 2011 he told me that one of his...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-03-21)

Reflections in Cosmo - Reflections in Cosmo

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This band with a strange name may be relatively new, but it occupies a spot in a vast web of connections. Ståle Storløkken (keyboards) has been a frequent collaborator of late with...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2017-03-20)

Spirit - At Ebbetts Field 1974

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Among the hardest working and most undeservedly underappreciated bands ever, the three-piece Spirit that forged onward following the demise of the original five-piece following the Ode / Epic years...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2017-03-19)

Dieter Moebius - Musik für Metropolis

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In 2012 Dieter Moebius was invited to perform a musical accompaniment to Fritz Lang’s sci fi silent film classic Metropolis. His approach to scoring the 2 ½ hour film was to...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-03-18)

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2017-02-20
Larry Coryell RIP – One of the greats of jazz guitar has left us at the age of 73. Larry Coryell was one of the founding figures of jazz fusion, but produced a significant body of work the bridged many styles. His group Eleventh House provided a unique take on the combination of jazz and rock that was distinct from contemporaries such as Mahavishnu Orchestra, Return to Forever, and Weather Report. » Read more

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


Previously in Exposé...

Pere Ubu - Dub Housing – I recall when I first heard this LP, I was honestly paralyzed by the discordant synthesizer which underpinned a Velvet Underground groove on the first track. There was vocalist David Thomas and his...  (2000) » Read more

Sonus Umbra - Spiritual Vertigo – I really want to like Sonus Umbra. They have so many elements I like – a combination of electric and acoustic instruments, judicious use of modern technologies, complex song structures with varying...  (2005) » Read more

Ilitch - Rainy House – The latest release by Ilitch (a limited edition of 250) collects material recorded from the late 70s right up through the present, although many of the older pieces were tweaked, modified and remixed...  (2006) » Read more

Cliffhanger - Cold Steel – It's been a while since we've heard from SI Music, the Dutch label whose main thrust seems to range from decent neo-progressive bands on one end, to a very mainstream sounding rock on the...  (1996) » Read more

Oskar Aichinger - To Touch a Distant Soul – Mainland European Jazz is a true mystery looking from this continent eastward across the Atlantic. To keep tabs on what is happening, what impact there is, and how volatile a jazz scene may be,...  (2002) » Read more



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