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Dr. Mark Lomax, II - 400: An Afrikan Epic, Vols.1 - 4

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Dr. Mark Lomax, II is a 2018-19 Artist in Residence at the Wexler Center for the Arts at Ohio State University, and he has taken advantage of the Center’s support in a big way, putting...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-04-14)

Zan Zone - It's Only Natural

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Zan Zone is a Brooklyn NY based seven-piece led by guitarist Zan Burnham. The band has three previous releases; the most recent was Shorts from 2013, but It’s Only Natural...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-04-13)

Motherfathers & Ь! - Doggy

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Motherfathers & b! is the Moscow trio of Dmitriy Syrtsov on drums, Dmitriy Peitsch on guitar, and Maxim Elizarov on electronics. This 24 minute album is basically one long improvised jam where...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-04-12)

Zhaoze - Birds Contending

Cover art For their newest album, Chinese post-rock band Zhaoze takes their art to a new level, presenting a single piece of music more than 40 minutes in length. It contains all the qualities that have made...  » Read more
(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-04-11)

Radiant Mind / Steve Roach - Heliosphere

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Radiant Mind is a soundscape and meditation music artist who prefers to exist in relative anonymity, but we suspect his real name is Robert Englis. On his first two releases Sense (2012)...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-04-10)

Soom - Djebars

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For the life of me, I cannot fathom who would be a fan of sludge rock, especially this Soom release, Джєбарс (Djebars) from April 2018. The only redeeming feature is the opening track...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-04-09)

Saluki - Amazing Games

Cover art Saluki was a relatively obscure Norwegian band of the 70s who released a single album in 1977, then faded away. That album is a decent effort in a jazz-rock style, with funky rhythms and a horn...  » Read more
(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-04-08)

Un Ensemble & Jean-Luc Guionnet - Points sans Surface

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Sometimes promos come to me that are pretty far out there, so far in fact that regardless of how many times I listen to them, I’ll probably never catch the wavelength, and Points sans...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-04-07)

Transnadežnost' - Monomyth

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Released in September 2018, Monomyth is Russian band Transnadežnost’s debut release. Consisting of Aleksandr Yershov (guitar), Alesya Izlesa (guitar and glockenspiel), Nikolay...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-04-06)

Deep Energy Orchestra - Playing with Fire

Cover art Listening to Playing with Fire, I was reminded of the great band Mawwal. This is a very similar kind of world fusion that exists on the same high plane of musicianship. The group was formed...  » Read more
(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-04-05)

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2019-04-10
The Pineapple Thief to Tour North America – November and December of 2019 will see The Pineapple Thief bringing their music to Canada, Mexico, and the US, and famed drummer Gavin Harrison will be on board. The band has been touring extensively in Europe, but North America will be new territory for them. » Read more

2019-03-25
Scott Walker RIP – Noel Scott Engel, better known as Scott Walker, was one of the most intriguing and enigmatic musical figures in the second half of the 20th Century. His strange career started with The Walker Brothers, an American pop group that featured no one named Walker and no brothers. After moving to England in 1965, they had a series of hit singles. Scott's solo work started with Scott in 1967. Starting in the 80s, his work took an increasingly avant-garde turn. » Read more

2019-03-20
Freedom to Spend Unearths June Chikuma's Archives – Jun (June) Chikuma is well known for her video game and anime soundtracks, but she also released an album of experimental electronic music back in 1986 called Divertimento where she indulged the kind of spontaneity that wouldn't work in a soundtrack. RVNG Int'l label Freedom to Spend is bringing this overlooked item to broader attention with a deluxe reissue. » Read more

2019-03-03
Seaprog 2019 Lineup Almost Complete – The Seaprog festival in Seattle is scheduled for June 7-9 this year, and they've announced their lineup of performers. The revitalized Trettioåriga Kriget will cap Friday night, perennial favorites Marbin are on Saturday, and District 97 will finish off the fest on Sunday night. In support, they've booked a stellar variety of artists from the Northwest and around the world, including EchoTest, Markus Reuter and Trey Gunn, and the live debut of the amazing Troot project. » Read more

2019-02-21
You Can Be Part of an Ambient Electronic Project – The Gesture of History is a new electronic project put together by Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape for a Blue Girl, Steve Roach, and violist Sam Shadow. The music started as an instrumental track Rosenthal was working on for a Black Tape album, but took on a life of its own and demanded further enhancements. The majority of the funds raised will go to manufacturing costs for LP and CD editions, as well as other items as detailed on the Kickstarter page. » Read more


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Gualberto - Sin Comentario – Spanish guitarist Gualberto Garcia Perez offers up an instrumental album "without commentary" and lets the music do the talking. Gualberto first came into prominence with the group Smash,...  (1999) » Read more

Final Tragedy - Trial of Tears – Once upon a time there was a French thrash metal band called Etheric Soul which included among its original members multi-instrumentalist Jean-Luc Millot. Then one day, singer Delphine Cochand...  (1999) » Read more

Opram - Live – Opram is a young French band that plays a blend of heavy metal and progressive rock. After releasing their first disc in 2005 the band decided to issue a performance recorded November 25, 2006 in Gap,...  (2009) » Read more

Anthony Phillips - Field Day – Four years in the making, Field Day marks Phillips’ return to acoustic guitar work after years of producing library and television work, mostly at the keyboard. The concept is simple: around...  (2006) » Read more

El Reloj - Santos y Verdugos – Argentinian group El Reloj was one of progressive rock's best kept secrets, releasing two albums in the mid 70s, one in 1983, and now their first new album in quite some time. Their second self...  (1995) » Read more



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