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Nathan Hall and the Sinister Locals - Effigies

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Last Spring The Soft Hearted Scientists’ Nathan Hall released an EP of four songs called The Volga Sturgeon Face. Now he has released a full length album, Effigies, that...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-11-13)

Ephemeral Sun - Lørd øf Høunds

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I guess for starters, a good question might be, "What is the title of this album?" And that depends on where one looks. On the disc itself, it’s Lord of Hounds. But...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2017-11-12)

Brooklyn Raga Massive - Terry Riley In C

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Brooklyn Raga Massive is a nonprofit organization dedicated to artists who both preserve and advance the music of India, often staging performances combining musicians of different backgrounds....

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2017-11-11)

El Turronero - New Hondo

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Who would have thought that Exposé would one day publish a review of disco music? Certainly not I. Be that as it may, this CD arrived in the same package as the Trigal album from...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-11-10)

Exit Kanon - Plays Jazz for Alien Individuals

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Exit Kanon is the solo project of one the Famlende Forsøk / The Smell of Incense family member, ChrispH. ChrispH has been working on and off on this music since 1985, only playing excerpts...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-11-09)

Famlende Forsøk - Return of Monster Attack

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Lumpy Davy and Brt from the psych band The Smell of Incense started Famlende Forsøk in 1981, their music inspired by such great bands as Cabaret Voltaire and Throbbing Gristle. Because Brt...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-11-09)

Eddie Henderson - Realization & Inside Out

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On paper, Herbie Hancock went from Sextant to Head Hunters, and that was a massive stylistic change from the avant garde to instrumental funk / pop. The lineup also changed...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-11-09)

Gustaf Fjelstrom - The Peripheral Arc, Vol.1

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Years ago, at the dawn of the age of compact discs, a small music store popped up in a strip mall a few blocks from my house. There was a young man who worked there who had an uncanny ear for great...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2017-11-08)

Three for Silver - The Way We Burn

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When it comes to a band having factors that set it apart from the crowd, Three for Silver has a number of things to offer. First off, you’ve got leader Lucas Warford, who plays bass and...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2017-11-07)

Trigal - Baila Mi Rumba

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And now for something completely different... I am not exactly sure why Guerssen chose to send this release to Exposé, but Baila Mi Rumba is certainly a fun, sexy, sizzling...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-11-06)

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2017-11-16
Celebrate 10 Years of Fruits de Mer – As a special celebration for a decade of cool vinyl releases, our friends at Fruits de Mer records have prepared a limited edition reissue of an album by the first band ever to appear on the label: Schizo Fun Addict. The band is known for unusual release strag » Read more

2017-11-02
Mega Dodo Presents New Charity Album – Our friends at Mega Dodo have put together a lovely compilation of their artists performing new arrangements of nursery rhymes, and all the profits from sales of the album will benefit Save the Children. It features a number of artists we've covered. » Read more

2017-10-18
Phil Miller RIP – Sad word reaches us today of the passing of another of the great musicians of the Canterbury Scene — guitarist Phil Miller. His distinctive sound added greatly to Matching Mole, Hatfield and the North, and National Health, and he also contributed to albums by Caravan, Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin, and many others. He was 68. » Read more

2017-10-13
Moonjune to Distribute Tony Levin's Back Catalog – It has been announced that Moonjune will now handle distribution for Tony Levin's catalog of releases. These great albums will now be a bit easier to get hold of, so check out the site and see what you're missing. The veteran of King Crimson and Stick Men worked with a host of great players on these albums, and we've reviewed most of them over the course of the years. » Read more

2017-09-26
Bandcamp Shines Light on Niches We Like – Bandcamp has developed into one of the best places to discover new music, and even a lot of old music is showing up there. In addition, their staff has been producing periodic articles spotlighting some interesting stylistic areas. On 20 September, they published one called "The New Face of Prog Rock" which bears checking out. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

The Moody Blues - The Magnificent Moodies – In December '64 The Moody Blues first hit the U.K. charts with a cover of U.S. soul singer Bessie Banks' "Go Now," with its expansive harmonies sounding a bit like a British take on the Righteous...  (2007) » Read more

Joy of Cooking - Joy of Cooking, Closer to the Ground, & Castles – Those looking for a 'good ole time' need look no further — funky West Coast psychedelia flavored country-rock to be found here. Equally rooted in the blues, this stuff is steeped in the tradition of...  (2007) » Read more

Davison/Coleman - Forward Motion – The folk-based singer-songwriter genre (if that’s what you want to call it) is in some ways the most basic form of music there is: a person devises music and then performs it all on their own. In...  (2007) » Read more

The Moor - Flux – The Moor's first album, Every Pixie Sells a Story (reviewed in #9), set the stage with a dark and ominous gothic style that weighed in somewhere between Hawkwind and Anekdoten, with vocalist Hans...  (1997) » Read more

Cloud Chamber - Live Demo – A purely improvisational ensemble, Cloud Chamber features four musicians who have all made their mark on the new music scene as individuals: Barry Cleveland, on guitar and e-bow, has several...  (1997) » Read more



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