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Mexico in the mid-80s was a fertile breeding ground for all kinds of new and unusual progressive music; bands like Iconoclasta, Nazca, Banda Elastica, Nirgal Vallis, Decibel, Delirium, and others...» Read more
The most artistically inclined and prolific of all Genesis members past or present is (how ironic) also the least popular. Nevertheless Phillips has neither given up nor given in, as these two...» Read more
A Gothic Opera? This is some trippy stuff, my friends. Autumn Tears is Erika and Ted; Erika sings, Ted plays keyboards. Being an opera of sorts, there is a story with several characters. Erika is a...» Read more
Here's one of the latest of the Canterbury music resurrections. Brian Hopper, brother of former Soft Machine bassist Hugh, was a key member of the "original" Canterbury band, The...» Read more
These being two of the three albums to date by this Seattle-based duo. The band is Dara Rosenwasser, vocals / lyrics and Eric Cooley, bass / lyrics. Both albums have several additional musicians to...» Read more
Sometimes something comes along that totally defies categorization and comparison, like music from some other universe — or music from this universe turned inside out. Such is the music of...» Read more
Not for Anderson the paralysis that plagues his parent group. After the Union project folded he must have realized that if he were to do anything creatively it would have to be by the seat...» Read more
Wasn't this Spanish group active back in the late 70s? It looks as if they may have broken up and subsequently reformed, because I haven't heard anything from them since their one LP...» Read more
Subtitled "Live at Green Park Station," this 1996 recording reveals Robert Fripp in a performance of live soundscapes. One must take Fripp's word that it is a live event since, as...» Read more
One hears the term Rock in Opposition quite often in music today. Many current bands are labeled with an "RIO" style. The Italian group Stormy Six is the basis for this style termed...» Read more
The de facto brain behind Art Zoyd since 1975, Thierry has now gone AWOL from that French institution, and seems to have spared nary a moment in rushing headlong into a solo career. Still, this...» Read more
I had almost left the Greek hero for dead following 1987's Direct, but five years hence Vangelis managed to rekindle the magic spark, and 1492 was the album to do it. A...» Read more
Now here was an idea whose arrival was not a day too soon. Not only is Brian Eno artistically long overdue to be on the receiving end of homage, but what's more his music opens up possibilities...» Read more
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