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Available online from Issue 35

January 2008

92 Pages

Larry Coryell, Paul Sears of The Muffins, Rock In Opposition event 2007, Interviews with Murat Ses, Secret Oyster, Tony Harn, John Hackett, Fabio Zuffanti, Ritual, Craig Padilla, Ian Bruce-Douglas

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From Anadolu Pop to Electric Levantine —
The Murat Ses Interview

Cover art If you are an aficionado of Turkish progressive music, you will recognize Murat Ses as one of its pioneers. And if you are a long-time Exposé reader, you may recall reading reviews of his solo work. Over the past 12 months, Murat has released two more solo albums of his East meets West fusion: Binfen 2005 Remix and Electric Levantine. We were lucky enough to interview him in 2006 to give a fuller picture of the man and his career.  » Read more
(Posted by Henry Schneider 2008-01-01)

Maximal Chainsaw Muffin —
The Paul Sears Interview 2007

Cover art Paul Sears is probably best known for his many years and numerous recordings with east coast jazz-rock mainstays The Muffins. But that’s just the tip of the proverbial iceberg, as multitasking is a way of life for Sears, and throughout the years he has been involved in numerous different bands and projects in a variety of roles. During the summer of 2007, Exposé had a chance to talk with Paul, and recap some of the highlights of the drummer’s long, diverse, and continuing career.  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

A.C.T. - Silence

Cover art I'm new to this Swedish quintet, but have to say I'm mightily impressed. In a nutshell, these guys have come up with a prog rock take on what Queen were doing in the mid 70s. Other reference points...  » Read more
(Posted by Paul Hightower 2008-01-01)

Adachi Kyodai - Xianshi

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Sort of like Guitar Craft gone wild, these two exceptional sibling guitarists Source K and Ryusuke that make up Adachi Kyodai offer some high-intensity listening as they intertwine their strings...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

AdiB - Spinning Like a Top

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AdiB is an Italian quartet (bass, keyboards, guitars, and drums) formerly known as Assolo di Bongo who released their first album in 2001. Their new album, Spinning Like a Top, contains...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2008-01-01)

Alec K Redfearn and the Eyesores - The Blind Spot

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This album can’t be called dull — it’s intriguing, unpredictable, quirky, sometimes disturbing, and masterful. It starts with industrial sounds reminiscent of walking up stairs,...

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(Posted by Pam Thompson 2008-01-01)

Alex Carpani - Waterline

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Coming a couple of years after the originally announced release date of July 2005 is Alex Carpani’s “progressive rock” album. I put that in quotes because Swiss-born Carpani,...

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(Posted by Mac Beaulieu 2008-01-01)

Alison Faith Levy & Mushroom - Yesterday I Saw You Kissing Tiny Flowers

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For this limited edition release on the British 4Zero label, San Francisco Bay Area improv-trippers Mushroom have joined forces with the soulful and seductive voice of singer Alison Faith Levy....

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

Alpha Wave Movement - The Regions Between: Unreleased Tracks 2001-2006

Cover art This collection marks 10 years of music from Alpha Wave Movement, aka Greg Kyryluk. With interests shifting more toward ambient and improvised collaborations, it seems fitting to have a retrospective...  » Read more
(Posted by Paul Hightower 2008-01-01)

Alquimia - Forever

Cover art Alquimia, beginning with her album Coatlique — Goddess of the Earth back in the early 90s established herself as the premier female voice in the ambient/experimental field. A series of...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

Amarok - Sol de Medianoche

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Over numerous releases now, Amarok has essentially created their own musical world, somewhere between the Mediterranean-Arabic folk music axis, the medieval sounds that might have been associated...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

Amon Düül II - Carnival in Babylon, Wolf City & Vive la Trance

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Revisited Records is busy reissuing classic Krautrock albums by Klaus Schulze, Kraan, Guru Guru, Holger Czukay, and Amon Düül II. These latest discs are Amon Düül II’s fourth, fifth, and...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2008-01-01)

Ana Fort - A Long Story

Cover art The format for pianists has long been established by the likes of Bill Evans and modernized by international stars such as Lyle Mays and Rainier Bruninghaus. Enter Israeli pianist Anat Fort, who...  » Read more
(Posted by Jeff Melton 2008-01-01)

Anekdoten - A Time of Day

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Anekdoten’s first release in three years finds them on familiar ground. In the 90s they pioneered combining alt rock grunge with the heavy prog of 70s King Crimson. They’re back at it...

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(Posted by Paul Hightower 2008-01-01)

Antiklimax - Plus loin vers l'est

Cover art Antiklimax is the name given to the keyboard endeavors of Frenchman Vincent Benesy. This CD is the result of five years' work focusing on many Euro film based ideas as impetus to funky compositions...  » Read more
(Posted by Jeff Melton 2008-01-01)

Areknames - Love Hate Round Trip

Cover art By the very nature of the progressive rock “scene” you run into a lot of groups classified as retro, and by and large by “retro” people mean “sounds like Genesis.” This simplification of...  » Read more
(Posted by Sean McFee 2008-01-01)

Arti e Mestieri - First Live in Japan

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The modern incarnation of Arti e Mestieri has not seen much documentation on CD, so it is nice to see this release covering a recent concert in Japan. The two main components of the group are still...

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(Posted by Sean McFee 2008-01-01)

As Lonely as Dave Bowman - Pod

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The genesis of this floating ambient side-project by Sam Rosenthal, founder of Black Tape for a Blue Girl, is an interesting one. It began with Rosenthal’s four year old son playing with a...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

Ashes Are Nutritious - Frustration +

Cover art This oddly named quartet hails from South Amboy, NJ, and brings a number of strong elements to their debut studio release Frustration +, including a powerful vocal presence in frontman Billy...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

Astralis - Bienvenida al interior

Cover art Astralis are part of the explosion of new prog rock bands emerging from Latin and South America, Chile to be more specific. The band was formed around guitarist and singer Patricio Vera in 1999 and...  » Read more
(Posted by Paul Hightower 2008-01-01)
 

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