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Available online from Issue 12

May 1997

72 Pages

Yes, Ash Ra Tempel, Camel, Exposure Concert Series,French TV, Earthlings, moe, Trance Mission, Renaissance Mark 1, Solstice/Andy Glass, Mona Lisa, Bill Forth of Ten Seconds, Martin Barre, Toshio Egawa of Gerard, Doane Perry

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From Renaissance to Illusion —
A Profile of the Relf / McCarty Renaissance

Cover art The emergence of Renaissance in 1969 coincided with the birth of a new musical genre: Progressive Rock. The British rock scene was then in the midst of a highly creative period following the psychedelic era and the musical earthquake caused by the Beatles' landmark album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.  » Read more
(Posted by Aymeric Leroy 1997-05-01)

Trying on New Threads —
The Doane Perry Interview

Cover art We spoke with Doane Perry, drummer for Jethro Tull, about his new project called Thread backstage at the Concord Pavilion, prior to their gig that night with ELP. We'd like to thank the following people for their involvement in setting up the interview: Mark Cella from M&M Music, and Kenny Wiley, Tull's tour manager.  » Read more
(Posted by Jeff Melton, Paul Hightower 1997-05-01)

10cc - King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents 10cc in Concert

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The King Biscuit archives are vast commodity of lost recordings of live bands in action, as they were: warts and all. One of the many missing chronicles in live music history is the early period of...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 1997-05-01)

After Crying - De Profundis

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I'm not sure how this fits in in the overall scheme. It's one of those albums that makes you feel maybe you're just not hip enough for this yet. You know, if I give myself a couple of...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1997-05-01)

Ajalon - Light at the End of the Tunnel

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The first CD release for this Christian progressive band (stop cringing) is part of Rick Wakeman's venture on his new Hope label located on the Isle of Man. These residents from uptown...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 1997-05-01)

Alan Stivell - Brian Boru

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Anyone who doesn't recognize this name is definitely sticking too hard to certain genres, as Alan Stivell is a legend — and as deserving of praise as any other individual musician I could...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1997-05-01)

Amaia Zubiria / Pascal Gaigne - Zineman

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This is a serene, sometimes melancholy album of predominantly instrumental pieces. Pascal Gaigne alternates between piano, accordion, synth, and some brief acoustic guitar. He is joined on various...

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(Posted by Rob Walker 1997-05-01)

Area - Chernobyl 7991

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Hmmm? A new release from Area? Yep. Fariselli, Capiozzo return with bassist Paolo dalla Porta for one of the strangest releases in a long time. Tic & Tac this is not, but it has a...

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(Posted by Dan Casey 1997-05-01)

Area - Concerto Teatro Uomo

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Released virtually in parallel with the magnificent Parigi-Lisbona towards the end of last year, this double-live bootleg-quality set gives an even more impressive account of the Area...

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(Posted by Dan Casey 1997-05-01)

Bertrand Loreau - Sur le Chemin...

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France hasn't exactly been renowned as a breeding ground for solo electronic artists. I can call to mind only a small handful who have surfaced over the years. So this album by the one-man...

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(Posted by Mike Ezzo 1997-05-01)

Bill Nelson - After the Satellite Sings

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Solo artist extraordinaire (due in no small part to the huge volume of work generated in almost 30 years), Bill Nelson's latest collage is a splash of modern sophisticated pop, sampled amusing...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 1997-05-01)

C.W. Vrtacek - Days of Grace

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Try tackling a review for a project like this and inevitably you end up with blank pages and a headache brought on by acute frustration. Whenever I listen to music of a very personal, experimental...

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(Posted by Mike Ezzo 1997-05-01)

Caravan - All over You

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Caravan finally takes the plunge into Unplugged Greatest Hits territory, but with mixed results. New versions of ancient tracks are really no better or worse than their two decade-old predecessors,...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 1997-05-01)

Channel Light Vessel - Excellent Spirits

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Believe it or not, Channel Light Vessel is a superstar ambient group. Personnel breakdown includes Dream Academy alumni Kate St. John, Bill Nelson, Laraaji (Ambient 3: Day of Radiance),...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 1997-05-01)

Cobweb Strange - The Temptation of Successive Hours

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Atlanta power trio Cobweb Strange is led by singer / songwriter and bassist Wade Summerlin. Together with Jonathan Burke and Derik Rinehart, they've shaped forty-five minutes of guitar-based...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 1997-05-01)

Creedle - When the Wind Blows

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Creedle is a band that has come a long way. Their debut recording in the early 90s (Half Man, Half Pie) established them as an alternative punk band with a serious musical outlook....

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(Posted by Steve Robey 1997-05-01)

Cro Magnon - Bull?

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It's been a few seasons since Cro Magnon's debut CD Zapp! This long-awaited follow-up picks up where the first left off, but adds a bit more variety and electricity to the mix. The...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-05-01)

Culto sin Nombre - Hallazgos Nerviosos

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Like dark? Here's dark. Anyone remember a Mexican mid-80s group called Nazca? They had a couple of very Stravinsky influenced chamber-rock albums and then disappeared nearly without trace....

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-05-01)

Doctor Nerve - Every Screaming Ear

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Guitarist / bandleader Nick Didkovsky's latest Dr. Nerve offering is something of a live retrospective of the band's various musical personalities. While many of the tracks on Every...

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(Posted by Rob Walker 1997-05-01)

Enchant - Wounded

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Three years after their debut A Blueprint of the World hit the streets, Enchant is back. Wounded is a much more somber and mellow record than Blueprint, and shows the...

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(Posted by Mike Grimes 1997-05-01)
 

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