Exposé Online banner

Exposé Online

Not just outside the box, but denying the existence of boxes.
Covering music from the fringes since 1993.

Available online from Issue 10

August 1996

72 Pages

Gong megafeature, Progscape II, FMN/Maborishi No Sekai Festival, Yes reunion, Kevin Gilbert, Pip Pyle interview (Gong), Pierre Moerlen interview (Gong), Finisterre, Robert John Godfrey interview, The Enid, Kit Watkins, Octopus, Glass Hammer, Mellow label overview

Showing items 61 to 80 of 188

Garden Wall - The Seduction of Madness

Cover art I'm not certain if this band is named from the lyric of Genesis' "I Know What I Like," but that could begin to explain the myriad of styles the band employs. Garden Wall has a metalish rhythm section...  » Read more
(Posted by Jeff Melton 1996-08-01)

Genfuoco - Dentro l'Invisible

Cover art

Genfuoco were one of the last "progressive" rock groups in the late 70s with Zauber and Locanda delle Fate. Genfuoco's music, very much like Zauber, was airy and serene with some very...

 » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1996-08-01)

Germinale - Germinale

Cover art

One of the better of the new Italian progressive bands, their eponymous debut just escaped the second part of our "New Italian Progressive Rock Scene" overview back in issue #4. So with...

 » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 1996-08-01)

Gilgamesh - Another Fine Tune You Got Me Into

Cover art

Gilgamesh's second album is a work of rediscovery for the original two lead voices of the band, Phil Lee (guitars) and Alan Gowen (keyboards). Gowen had just returned from a tour of the U.S....

 » Read more
(Posted by Jeff Melton 1996-08-01)

Glass Hammer - Perelandra

Cover art

If you're looking for a good keyboard album, then look no further. Glass Hammer has lots to offer in that department. There are some great keyboard parts on Perelandra and the...

 » Read more
(Posted by Mike Grimes 1996-08-01)

Glass Hammer - Perelandra

Cover art

My first impressions of the album were that the music is a trite retread of the same standard progressive ideas, just performed by a different set of enthusiastic fans using weakly written...

 » Read more
(Posted by Jeff Melton 1996-08-01)

Glass Hammer - Perelandra

Cover art

It's terribly sad to me that many people's impression of "progressive rock" goes no farther than Yes, Genesis, or their countless soundalikes. I don't want to be too hard on...

 » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1996-08-01)

Gong - Pre-Modernist Wireless: The Peel Sessions

Cover art

Blah blah Gong blah Daevid Allen blah space rock blah seminal spiritual gnomepixiebanana. Ahem. OK, now the introductions are over, we now have the latest live Gong installment, three different...

 » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1996-08-01)

Gothic Lunch - Gothic Lunch

Cover art

Marco Cimino of Errata Corrige mixed this and it says on the back that he wrote the songs, however on the inside it says he didn't write anything and only played piano on one track. In reality,...

 » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1996-08-01)

Grey Lady Down - Forces

Cover art

This is the second album for this British five-piece with a dedicated lead vocalist, whose style is firmly in the neo-progressive camp of bands like IQ and others who drive their sound with brite...

 » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 1996-08-01)

Günter Schickert - Somnambul

Cover art

This is one of Musique Intemporelle's Rainbow series, CDs released with a track of CD ROM on each one. I haven't seen the CD ROM portion of this so I can't comment, but the rest of the...

 » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1996-08-01)

Guru Guru - Live

Cover art

Guru Guru was one of the pioneering German psych rock groups, but by 1977 they had mellowed out with age leaving behind the Neumeier / Trepte / Genrich line up that procured classics such as...

 » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1996-08-01)

Gwendal - Les Plus Belles Chansons de Gwendal

Cover art

Gwendal are an amazing group and one of my favorites of the severely underrated French / Breton folk-rock scene. Unfortunately the distribution of any of their albums is uncommonly poor and it...

 » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1996-08-01)

Hampton Grease Band - Music to Eat

Cover art

The "Hampton," of course, refers to the venerable Bruce Hampton, best known for his 90s rock / jazz / funk outfit, the Aquarium Rescue Unit. But back in the early 70s, Hampton was the...

 » Read more
(Posted by Steve Robey 1996-08-01)

Heretic - Past in Future

Cover art

This strictly limited edition private release by Heretic (a.k.a. Hiro Kawahara) represents the work of the last few years with demo versions of two thirty-five minute tracks in multiple parts,...

 » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 1996-08-01)

Horslips - Collection

Cover art

Finally a representative collection of the work of this excellent Irish folk-rock band that doesn't focus exclusively on their hits. This 2CD collection - both discs full length, traces the band's...

 » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 1996-08-01)

Il Balletto di Bronzo - Ys (Original & English)

Cover art

Ys is certainly one of the more controversial progressive rock albums. Many people will tell you not only that it is a classic, but it's often quoted as being the very best of...

 » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1996-08-01)

Il Giro Strano - La Divina Commedia

Cover art

Around a core six-piece of organ, guitar, bass, drums, sax+flute, and powerful lead vocalist Mirko Ostinet, Il Giro Strano were ex-members of equally obscure bands Tramps and Voodoo. They recorded...

 » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 1996-08-01)

Il Sistema - Il Viaggio senza Andata

Cover art

Ciro Perrino has been Mauro Moroni's right hand man at Mellow Records, so it's not surprising that many of the lost relics released by that label include him and other members of the short...

 » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1996-08-01)

Iona - Journey into the Morn

Cover art

The first 15 minutes of this album (except the two-minute opener) give the listener no idea of what is to come. If you judge an album based on a cursory listen of the first few songs , this one...

 » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1996-08-01)
 

What's new

These are the most recent changes made to artists, releases, and articles.