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Mrs. Fun - Truth

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When this CD arrived in my mail, I’d never heard of Mrs. Fun, so I started my research and discovered that this Chicago band started in Wisconsin back in the 80s and has been a going concern...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-09-21)

Serena Gabriel (featuring Steve Roach) - Inanna's Dream

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Serena Gabriel is a composer, musician, dancer, healing arts practitioner and medicine music maker with many years of experience sculpting sound and creating vibrational therapies that inform her...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-20)

Doringo - Gužva u Svemiru

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An instrumental trio from Zagreb, Croatia, Doringo is both the name of the guitarist and the band (he’s also a photographer, video and audio engineer), and for their second full album...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-20)

Vespero - The Four Zoas

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Russian psych / prog / space rockers Vespero are back with a new album, The Four Zoas, based on the uncompleted prophetic books by English poet, painter, printmaker, and visionary William...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-09-19)

The Spacelords - Spaceflowers

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As Douglas Adams noted in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, one thing about space is that it’s big… really big. No matter how fast you go (barring tricks like...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-09-18)

Soft Machine - Live at the Baked Potato

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A lot of credit must go to Steve Feigenbaum of Cuneiform and Leonardo Pavkovic of Moonjune, the former for releasing all kinds of Soft Machine archival and live material in the years after the band...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-17)

Gus McKay - Talisman

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Never mind that this is a 2017 release, it was just sent to me for review in 2020, it remains McKay’s latest release (and probably will for some time, given his slow release schedule), and...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-17)

Žen - I Onda Je Sve Počelo

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Žen , Croatian for Women, is an all-female Croatian band whose debut album I onda je sve počelo was released digitally in 2013. This year Moonlee Records reissued it on vinyl to...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-09-16)

Nikolov - Ivanović Undectet - Frame and Curiosity

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With their Undectet, Vladimir Nikolov and Srđan Ivanović have hit upon a powerful example of the large jazz ensemble. Frame and Curiosity is the group’s second album, and it shows...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-09-15)

Forrest Fang - The Book of Wanderers

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It seems like just yesterday I was writing a review of Fang’s previous album, Ancient...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-14)

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2020-09-09
Simeon Coxe RIP – Simeon Coxe, best known for his experimental electronics in the band Silver Apples, has died at the age of 82. The band's 1968 debut album set the stage for both German electronic music and experimental punk music a decade later. Coxe died on September 8 from pulmonary fibrosis. » Read more

2020-09-05
Gary Peacock RIP – Legendary bassist Gary Peacock, veteran of many recordings and performances with Paul Bley, George Russell, Roland Kirk, Bill Evans, Tony Williams, and many more. » Read more

2020-07-22
Tim Smith RIP – Tim Smith, leader of the eccentric band Cardiacs, has died at the age of 59 after many years of health problems. Cardiacs was known for intense and complicated music that combined punk energy with the rhythmic and harmonic sophistication of progressive rock. » Read more

2020-07-12
Judy Dyble RIP – Singer-songwriter Judy Dyble, who was a founding member of Fairport Convention and one of the distinctive voices of the 60s folk revival in Britain, has died at the age of 71. Her passing came at the end of a long illness, though which she continued to work. » Read more

2020-07-06
Ennio Morricone RIP – Famed composer Ennio Morricone has died at the age of 91. The creator of scores for more than 500 movies, some of his works have become the most recognizable sounds in the history of cinema. His soundtracks for Sergio Leone's Westerns made from 1964 to 1971, are iconic landmarks in film music, but he also composed for dramas, comedies, and other genres. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 2016 for The Hateful Eight. » Read more


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Djam Karet - The Ritual Continues – Imagine a sound with the force and power of mid-period King Crimson, the fluidity and spaciness of Pink Floyd, and the percussive power of Peter Gabriel's Security. Throw into that mix a generous...  (1993) » Read more

Travis & Fripp - Thread – Given the extensive musical resumes of Theo Travis and Robert Fripp, it was only a matter of synchronicity that would lead to a real time collaboration by these two innovators. Travis work with Cipher...  (2009) » Read more

Cornerstone - Once upon Our Yesterdays – Vocalist Dougie White and bassist Steen Morgensen form the songwriting backbone of progressive metal act Cornerstone, which hails from Denmark. White comes from the UK, having spent time in local...  (2005) » Read more

Asia - Live in Buffalo & Hyogo – Asia’s first tour of the US in 1982 was one of discovery for fans. From the ashes of Yes, Steve Howe and Geoff Downes merged musical intentions with John Wetton and Carl Palmer and a new super...  (2005) » Read more

Harold Budd - Luxa – While the music is eminently recognizable as Budd’s, he has been pushing the boundaries of his narrow musical niche on his last few recordings and Luxa is no exception. Some pieces are more...  (1997) » Read more



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