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Aadal - Silver

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Silver is the debut release by the Norwegian quartet Aadal. This instrumental band plays an amalgamation of progressive jazz fusion, progressive pop, and romantic progressive music. Band...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-06-27)

Various Artists (Billy Sherwood) - A Tribute to Keith Emerson & Greg Lake

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There is no shortage of progressive rock tribute albums available, and with the recent deaths of many giants of the field, current musicians have been joining together with veterans to pay homage...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-06-26)

Mark Seelig - The Disciple's Path

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Bansuri player Mark Seelig is best known for his collaborations with Byron Metcalf, Steve Roach, Loren Nerell and others, most of which we have reviewed in these pages. In 2005 he privately...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-06-25)

Martia Pelepsi - Un Verano Silencioso

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Martia Pelepsi is the solo musical project by Chilean multi-instrumentalist Carlos Torrejón. Carlos recorded his first solo album, Un Verano Silencioso (A Silent Summer),...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-06-24)

Sky Cries Mary - Secrets of a Red Planet

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Seattle’s veterans of trippy rock are back with their second studio album since reforming in 2016 after a lengthy hiatus. Roderick Wolgamott (lead vocals) and Ben Ireland (drums, synths) are...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-06-23)

Max Corbacho - The Unfolding Dawn

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It’s a strange new world these days, hopefully only a temporary disturbance in life’s continuum, but a disturbance nonetheless, causing artists to look inward for hope and spiritual...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-06-22)

Bill Randen - The Later Tapes Vol​.​1 Antiquities

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The 60s and 70s were a great era for folk revival, folk rock, and Outlaw Country. The soothing sounds of troubadours were all over the FM airways: Bob Dylan, Simon and Garfunkel, Neil Young, Townes...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-06-21)

Rascal Reporters - We're God

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Listening to the 1980 album of Rascal Reporters after such a long time is a fascinating glimpse into the beginnings of a weird and (usually) wonderful musical world populated by exactly one band....

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-06-20)

Chord - Chord III

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Chord is the duo of guitarists Nick Didkovsky (Doctor Nerve, Vomit Fist, etc.) and Tom Marsan (Delta Garage, The Handler's Hand) mining the edges of structureless free-metal possibilities in a...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-06-19)

Tylor Dory Trio - Unsought Salvation

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I am not a fan of metal or prog metal. But with the promo material for the Tylor Dory Trio’s new album Unsought Salvation suggesting that their music would appeal to fans of...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-06-18)

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Keith Tippett RIP – One of the giants of British jazz has left us. Keith Graham Tippetts, known professionally as Keith Tippett, died today at the age of 72. His work from the late 60s into the 70s and beyond includes some of the greatest jazz produced in the UK, and stands as an impressive oevre to this day. » Read more

Phil May of The Pretty Things RIP – We were saddened to learn that Phil May, lead singer and founding member of The Pretty Things, has died at the age of 75. The band's 1968 album S.F. Sorrow is one of the enduring classics of the psychedelic era, and the group existed in various forms until finally retiring in 2018. » Read more

Jorge Santana RIP – Jorge Santana, noted guitarist, leader of the band Malo and brother to Carlos Santana, died on May 14 at the age of 68. Jorge and Carlos worked together on a number of occasions, though Jorge's career was centered around Malo, solo work, and with Fania All-Stars. » Read more

Florian Schneider RIP – Florian Schneider, one of the founders of the pioneering electronic group Kraftwerk, has died at the age of 73. Co-founder Ralf Hütter announced that his bandmate had passed away from cancer after a brief illness. » Read more

Shindig Festival Goes Lock-Down – Here's what they're saying: It's A Happening Thing! The Shindig! Magazine Lockdown Festival. In our days of no large gatherings of people, maybe it's still possible to have a music festival. Shindig! Magazine is giving it a go with a multi-artist streaming extravaganza on Saturday April 25. » Read more

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Acid Mothers Temple +/- Guru Guru - Crystal Rainbow Pyramid & Psychedelicnavigator – Here we have a brand spanking new full length album from Acid Mothers Temple featuring their recent addition of female vocalist Kitagawa Hao. AMT front man Kawabata Makoto claims, half-jokingly, that...  (2008) » Read more

Progres 2 - Tretí Kniha Džunglí - Third Jungle Book – This was originally a double album released in 1981, and on CD it clocks in at a few seconds shy of 80 minutes! From Czechoslovakia, Progres 2 is at times symphonic, at times more electronic, at times...  (1994) » Read more

Nathan Mahl - Exodus – It’s been at least five years since Shadows Unbound, the band’s previous album; now Nathan Mahl returns with Exodus, a large-scale concept album – dare I say rock opera, based on the second book...  (2009) » Read more

Rattlemouth - Walking a Full Moon Dog – The Rattlemouth recipe: Take elements of European and Middle Eastern folk music, neo-classical, jazz, rock and a lot more, mix 'em all up, and play them back with an agressive four-piece lineup...  (1996) » Read more

Geoffrey Downes & The New Dance Orchestra - Vox Humana – The second solo album by this veteran of Yes and Asia comes pretty much in two distinct halves: a pop song half and a more inspired set of short vignettes that hint at the simpler strains of Mike...  (1997) » Read more

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