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The Magic Door - The Magic Door

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In Rome there is a door called the Alchemical Portal, the only alchemical monument in Italy. This magic door was built by the Marquis Massimiliano Palombra in his home, the Villa Palombra, the...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-01-28)

Harvey Valdes - Solitude Intones Its Echo

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I first encountered guitarist Harvey Valdes with his trio, which features violin and drums and plays his inventive compositions. With Solitude Intones Its Echo, we get a 38 minute set of...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-01-27)

Ben Craven - The Single Edits

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Many years ago, Craven was a member of several bands, none of which went anywhere, and none of which provided a satisfying outlet for his own music, which was inspired by the glory days of...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-01-26)

Toh-Kichi - Baikamo

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Prepare yourself for one wild and crazy ride with Toh-Kichi, but the musical chemistry between pianist / composer Satoko Fujii and drummer / composer Tatsuya Yoshida is something positively unique,...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-01-26)

Paolo Siani ft. Nuova Idea - The Leprechaun's Pot of Gold

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It has been two years since Paolo’s previous album, Faces with No Traces. His new album is The Leprechaun’s Pot of Gold, though not near as interesting as Faces...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-01-25)

Jeremy Cubert Project - Elephant in the Room

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Nearly 20 years ago I reviewed From A to B, an album featuring a Jeremy Cubert Project...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-01-24)

DulceMuse - Musette

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DulceMuse is the nom-de-plume of composer and multi-instrumentalist Katje Janisch's folktronic project – she works with synths to manipulate folk instrument textures into a matrix over...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-01-23)

Freddy Delirio and the Phantoms - The Cross

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Based on my previous exposure to Freddy Delirio’s music on his reissued solo album Journey, I expected The Cross to be a keyboard-dominated gothic Italian prog album....

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-01-22)

Bill Bruford's Earthworks - Heavenly Bodies Expanded Edition

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In conjunction with the giant Bill Bruford’s Earthworks Complete box set, which contains 20 CDs and 4 DVDs, we have an expanded version of Heavenly Bodies, a compilation...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-01-21)

Church of Hed - The Fourth Hour

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Church of Hed is the solo project of Quarkspace drummer and synthesist Paul Williams, and The Fourth Hour is the latest in a long string of albums (not the fourth, in fact it’s the...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-01-20)

Latest news

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

2020-01-15
Carlos Alvarado RIP – Carlos Alvarado, pioneering composer, multi-instrumentalist and pioneer of progressive rock and electronic experimental music in Mexico, passed away January 14th, 2020 at age 68 after a two year battle with cancer.  » Read more

2020-01-12
Wolfgang Dauner RIP – Pianist Wolfgang Dauner, one of the pioneers of both European free jazz and jazz rock, has died at the age of 84. With his own groups and with the United Jazz+Rock Ensemble, his playing and compositions were a prominent presence in European jazz from the mid-60s until just recently. » Read more

2020-01-12
Michael Allison RIP – Michael Allison, who since 1997 has been recording as Darshan Ambient, passed away on January 9th after a long and brave battle with cancer. He has been at at the forefront of the new ambient/electronic music scene, with over eighteen releases to his credit. » Read more

2020-01-10
Neil Peart RIP – One of rock music's defining drummers has died at the age of 67. Neil Peart's work with Rush provided one of the templates for percussion in rock, and he certainly ranks in the top ten most influential drummers of the 20th Century. Peart retired from playing in 2015 due to health issues, and succumbed to brain cancer on January 7, 2020. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Omnia Opera - Omnia Opera – From the first few power chords at the beginning of "Space Bastard" it becomes fairly obvious that this British six-piece have Hawkwind as one of their major influences, yet they seem to be capable of...  (1994) » Read more

Ars Nova - Transi – This latest offering from this Japanese power keyboard trio is a bold step forward from their 1992 debut Fear and Anxiety. For starters this one is a full length disc; more to the point, though, is...  (1995) » Read more

Ancient Future - Planet Passion – The previous release by this SF Bay Area world-fusion unit led by guitarist Matthew Montfort was 1993’s Asian Fusion (reviewed in Exposé #2), so after such a long lapse we were caught off guard...  (2003) » Read more

Apeiron & Vaseduva - Mirror Images – German synthesist Apeiron had two excellent Berlin school electronic music albums in the early 90s, Imagic and Twilight People. He has resurfaced, this time with collaborator Vasudeva, who has added a...  (2001) » Read more

Cos - Pasiones – Only guitarist Daniel Schell remains from the time when Cos recorded the great Canterbury-esque Postaeolian Train Robbery (1974), and he’s relocated to Spain. It appears that some of his new...  (2007) » Read more



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