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Available online from Issue 3

May 1994

24 Pages

Ozric Tentacles, The New Italian Progressive Rock Scene, Part 1, Jade Warrior, Mail-Order sources, Part II

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Ain Soph - Hat and Field

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Ain Soph are a post-Canterbury Japanese quartet who have certainly paid their dues, and whose Hat and Field album marks their return to the progressive/jazz scene from a six year hiatus...

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(Posted by Dan Casey 1994-05-01)

Amazing Blondel - Englische Musicke

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Amazing Blondel existed throughout the early 70s, originally formed by John Gladwin and Terry Wincott after leaving another even more obscure band called Methuselah. This compilation is drawn from...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1994-05-01)

B.A.G. - Soudain, l'Éléphant

Cover art This French instrumental five piece of guitars, bass, keys, winds and drums plays music in a somewhat jazzy vein, yet with a rock flair and a multitude of influences ranging from world jazz and Arabic...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 1994-05-01)

Blocco Mentale - POA

Cover art Here's an Italian band from 1973 that, instead of taking their cue from the keyboard driven sound of ELP, have more in common with the sound of Jethro Tull, early PFM, maybe Blodwyn Pig, and perhaps...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 1994-05-01)

Camel - Never Let Go

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The subtitle of this live album from one of the original progressive rock bands is "official Camel bootleg." The term bootleg can conjure up some sore memories, mainly of a sound quality...

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(Posted by Alan Gunnison 1994-05-01)

Campo di Marte - Campo di Marte

Cover art Heaped amidst a surprising number of great 70s Italian prog bands comes this very recent CD reissue, and it is quite remarkable. Perhaps more subtle than some of their contemporaries, this five-piece...  » Read more
(Posted by Dan Casey 1994-05-01)

Christopher Franke - Klemania

Cover art Apparently a special recording to celebrate KLEM day, an electronic music festival in the Netherlands, Franke's Klemania album is both a pleasant surprise and a disappointment. I hate to...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Dubiel 1994-05-01)

Court - And You'll Follow the Winds Rush 'Till Their Breath Dwells

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From the opening notes of "Rising the Tale" – a short instrumental interlude that opens the disc, it's apparent that this new Italian neo-progressive band has traveled a...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1994-05-01)

Drama - Strange Expression

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A trio from Erie, Pennsylvania, Drama's music combines three qualities that are seldom found together in the right proportions: hard hitting, high energy progressive rock; an excellent singer;...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1994-05-01)

Exclusive Raja - Off the Map

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Off the Map is the debut release by a new French band on Musea's Musea Parallele series. Picture if you will a musical blend of Robert Fripp, Richard Pinhas, Alain Markusfeld, and...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 1994-05-01)

Finch - Glory of the Inner Force

Cover art Dutch band Finch's debut album has been long overdue for CD reissue. Acclaimed as a classic by some, and as overrated by others, either way you look at it its still a must listen. Finch were an...  » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1994-05-01)

Garden Wall - Principium

Cover art Garden Wall are an Italian neo-prog four-piece who have recently released this, their first album. If the name of the band sounds familiar to you, recall Garden Wall was one of the names Genesis...  » Read more
(Posted by Dan Casey 1994-05-01)

Glass Hammer - Journey of the Dunadan

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This debut album from a Floridian duo of multi-instrumentalists leaves a host of unanswered questions. First, after the '90s have already proven to be a prolific breeding ground for new and...

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(Posted by Dan Casey 1994-05-01)

Happy the Man - Live

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Although this live set would have been much more meaningful had it been released closer to when it was recorded in 1978, it stands today as evidence that this DC area quintet was as tight on-stage...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1994-05-01)

However - Sudden Dusk

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The reissue of However's classic Canterbury inspired first album is one this writer has been anticipating for many years. The band at this point was a four-piece, featuring Peter Prince...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1994-05-01)

Indigo - Silent Memories

Cover art One cannot listen to Indigo's latest album without acknowledging that, while, good as some of these musical compositions might be, they tend to be spoiled by powdery and derivative lyrics sung in a...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 1994-05-01)

Ivory - Sad Cypress

Cover art Ivory was an obscure German band that recorded and released this album in 1979. What made Ivory unique was their leader Ulrich Sommerlatte, a 65 year old musician! At the ripe old age of 22 Ulrich...  » Read more
(Posted by Henry Schneider 1994-05-01)

Kaipa - Kaipa, Inget Nytt Under Solen, & Stockholm Symphonie

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In their early years, the Swedish band Kaipa were a quartet playing music in the symphonic rock vein as typified by Yes or Genesis. Vocalist/Keyboardist Hans Ludin is nearly a dead ringer for a...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1994-05-01)

Ken Watson - Assembly

Cover art Originally released independently in 1985, Watson's home-brew project has stood the test of time: until this CD came out, that vinyl release with its  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 1994-05-01)

Kerrs Pink - A Journey on the Inside

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Take equal parts of progressive rock in the vein of Pink Floyd and Camel, and the traditional folk music of Scandinavia and other parts, then put it together in a seamless way, and you have the...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1994-05-01)
 

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