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Available online from Issue 13

October 1997

80 Pages

Victoriaville 1997, Fifty Foot Hose & Silver Apples, Boud Deun, The Grand Parade, Progfest '97, Prog-Est '97), Exposé Concert Series, Hawkwind - 25 Years On, Spirit and Randy California, Cast, Carl Weingarten, Aldo Tagliapietra of Le Orme, Peter Banks, Dave Brock, Simon House

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Absolute Zero - A Live in the Basement

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Well if this is live in the basement its quite a performance and sounds pretty good too. This mini CD came out some time ago, and we've only had it brought to our attention recently. Good thing...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1997-10-01)

Accomplice - Accomplice

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This LA band's self-titled debut is a combination of 80s hard rock, melodic arena rock, and progressive-metal. Think of a cross between Iron Maiden, Dokken, and Savatage and that will put you...

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(Posted by Mike Grimes 1997-10-01)

Acumen - Out of Balance

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This five-piece from Cincinnati sports an interesting hybrid folk-rock meets hard-space-rock sound; the vocal harmonies, jangly guitars and song-oriented approach could be straight out of late-60s...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-10-01)

Advent - Advent

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Advent is a New Jersey group led by the brothers Ptak, Henry and Mark, whose eponymous debut was actually released back in 1993 on cassette. Word steadily got around about Advent and this year the...

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(Posted by Paul Hightower 1997-10-01)

After Crying - Első Évtized

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After Crying is a Hungarian band with at least five CDs on the market plus this double CD, which comprises a compilation and a live disc. Surprisingly enough, not much is known about After Crying,...

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(Posted by Alain Lachapelle 1997-10-01)

Alan Davey - Captured Rotation

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Alan Davey has been a key member of Hawkwind for quite some time, playing bass, synthesizers, and writing the occasional song ("Wings" from their 1990 album Space Bandits is a...

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(Posted by Steve Robey 1997-10-01)

Alan Gowen & Hugh Hopper - Bracknell Bresse Improvisations

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The legacy of rare and obscure recordings continues on Voiceprint! Another Alan Gowen set of live recordings and free soloing ideas is released to the anxious awaiting public! Well, maybe it's...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 1997-10-01)

Alquimia - Coatlicue, Goddess of the Earth & Wings of Perception

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An independent artist, composer, synthesist, percussionist, and vocalist, Alquimia is known mostly in new-age and fourth-world music circles, though her work truly transcends any form of...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-10-01)

Amanita - L'Oblio

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Six long tracks and a sound that could pass for mid-70s, this writer had to do a double-take on the liner notes to confirm this is indeed a 90s band. Six they are, from Italy — a dedicated...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-10-01)

Amoeba - Watchful

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Amoeba is a side project by Robert Rich with Rick Davies on bass and guitar. Rich told me several years ago that Amoeba was a project that fell in line with some of his influences in the industrial...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1997-10-01)

Amorphis - My Kantele

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This Finnish six-piece definitely has some idea where they are going. The five songs on this 22 minute EP include three originals, a Hawkwind cover ("Levitation") and another, "And I...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-10-01)

Bill Nelson - Deep Dream Decoder

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Although this has been out about a year and a half, it’s been near-impossible to find until recently when the Voiceprint group began distributing it. Nelson is, of course, a man of many hats...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-10-01)

Bob Drake - Little Black Train

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Little Black Train is a cleverly appropriate title for this collection of musical wizardry by guitarist / violinist / bassist Bob Drake. Known to most for his work with Thinking Plague and...

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(Posted by Rob Walker 1997-10-01)

Bozzio Levin Stevens - Black Light Syndrome

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There’s been a lot of speculation and internet chatter leading up to the release of this one. Certainly, with three musicians of this caliber one might be inclined to expect something special...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-10-01)

Brand X - Manifest Destiny

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Once upon a time there were a bunch of session musicians with too much time on their hands, having some fun between gigs, among them drummer Phil Collins during a period when Genesis' future...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-10-01)

Cluster - First Encounter Tour 1996

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I’m truly listening to live recordings from the nearly legendary inventors of German minimalism on their first tour of America? I’m truly dumbfounded! It was hard for me to grasp that...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 1997-10-01)

Cos - Viva Boma

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Here we have Musea’s reissue of the second Cos album, recorded in 1976. In addition to the original album Musea included four bonus tracks recorded in Cos’ rehearsal room on a 4-track...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 1997-10-01)

Cos - Viva Boma

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The first Cos album, Postaeolian Train Robbery, was rereleased by Musea several years back. With its zeuhl-inspired sound, offbeat jazz sensibility, and the amazing vocal talents of...

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(Posted by Rob Walker 1997-10-01)

Cromwell - Burning Banners

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Angular is a German based arm of the Musea label, specializing in a more commercially viable neo-progressive sound, and unlike WMMS — which seems to have trouble staying focused —...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-10-01)

D.F.A. - Lavori in Corso

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Rarely has a new Italian progressive created an album of this caliber; DFA have really put a lot of work into making an album of incredible complexity and depth for their premier run. This is...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1997-10-01)
 

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