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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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Dave Brock - Strange Trips and Pipe Dreams

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Dave Brock has been the one steady member of Hawkwind for nearly 30 years (the band's first album was released in 1971). In a band that has witnessed over 30 personnel changes over that time,...

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(Posted by Steve Robey 1997-10-01)

Deep Purple - Purpendicular

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No one should need an introduction to this group, probably one of the most famous of 70s hard rock groups. Deep Purple, in their early days, were quite innovative in the format, shaping and...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1997-10-01)

Electric Orange - Cyberdelic

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The British prog-psych Delerium label has been pumping out quite a bit of music lately, most notably probably Porcupine Tree. Label-mates Electric Orange have put together an even spacier, even...

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(Posted by Dan Casey 1997-10-01)

England - Garden Shed

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At last, one of the last touchstone albums of British symphonic prog makes it to CD. Oh, there was a bad vinyl transcription on the Japanese Edison label a few years ago, but now the master tapes...

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(Posted by Mike Ohman 1997-10-01)

Errobi - Bizi Bizian

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The Lost Vinyl label once made a career out of reissuing these hopelessly obscure Basque folk-rock gems. These days they seem to find their way to re-release on their original labels, usually Elkar...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-10-01)

Et Cetera - Et Cetera

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Why does it seem all the best Canadian bands hail from Quebec? Maneige, Sloche, Harmonium, and Pollen all seem to have very sophisticated influences, such as Gentle Giant and any number of Italian...

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(Posted by Mike Ohman 1997-10-01)

Fish - Sunsets on Empire

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Fish’s fourth studio solo album is out (as an import, domestically available sometime in July along with the new Marillion as well) and this is the one he has promised his fans for a long...

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(Posted by Dan Casey 1997-10-01)

Five Fifteen - Psychedelic Singalongs for Stadiums

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Scandinavia continues to be a fertile breeding ground for outstanding musical endeavors and talented musicians. Last issue we brought you The Last James' Kindergarten from Norway. This...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-10-01)

Forrest Fang - The Blind Messenger

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Forrest Fang is a musician who's been around for a while releasing albums that vary in focus, yet rarely in quality. His newest shows Fang moving in a much more esoteric direction than before,...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1997-10-01)

Fred Frith Guitar Quartet - Ayaya Moses

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The quartet of Frith, René Lussier, Nick Didkovsky, and Mark Stewart is one of high interest to the RIO enthusiast — all are big time players here. Lussier's old Quatuor...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1997-10-01)

Gerard - Pandora's Box

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Seems like just last issue we reviewed Gerard's latest, The Pendulum, and already there's a...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-10-01)

Harold Budd - Luxa

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While the music is eminently recognizable as Budd’s, he has been pushing the boundaries of his narrow musical niche on his last few recordings and Luxa is no exception. Some pieces...

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(Posted by Dean Suzuki 1997-10-01)

Hugh Hopper & Richard Sinclair - Somewhere in France

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Voiceprint is still hard at work unearthing half completed projects and one off collaborations of which Somewhere in France fits nicely. Caravan and Hatfield vocalist and bassist Richard...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 1997-10-01)

Ian Crichton Band (H3O+) - Welcome to the Boom Boom Room

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Long time guitarist and founding member of Saga, Ian Crichton finally steps out on his own and the results seriously rock! Take note: if you’re a long time fan, you probably already guessed...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 1997-10-01)

Iona - Heaven's Bright Sun - Live

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Iona have lately been receiving a lot of attention from the prog community, particularly due to their association with such luminaries as Robert Fripp and Rick Wakeman. But that is not to say that...

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(Posted by Paul Hightower 1997-10-01)

July - July

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1967: a year for flower children and fledgling bands to gather together, smoke a bag, and experiment with new musical ideas, albeit sometimes sappy, but fun. Tony Duhig and Jon Field were two of...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 1997-10-01)

Koenjihyakkei - Viva Koenji!

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Tatsuya Yoshida is one busy dude. In addition to being one half of the constantly-touring constantly-releasing Ruins, working in several collaborative musical units, being the drummer for Japanese...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1997-10-01)

Koenjihyakkei - Viva Koenji!

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This tight Japanese zeuhl band is led by none other than Yoshida Tatsuya (drums, keys, vocals), leader of the zeuhl punk band Ruins since the early 90s. I have to say that although Ruins invited...

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(Posted by Steve Robey 1997-10-01)

Koenjihyakkei - Viva Koenji!

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Need to get rid of unwanted in-laws? Need to lose all the listeners of your radio show? Want to clear a party that's gone on too late? Enter Koenji Hyakkei, the royal family of bombast, the...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1997-10-01)

Lito Vitale - Un Dia Antes de Ayer (Recopilación)

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This is a compilation made largely redundant by the reissue of Vitale's first album, Sobre Miedos..., and although I'm not familiar with the bulk of Vitale's later work, the...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1997-10-01)
 

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