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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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Cold Fairyland & Lin Di - Ten Days in Magic Land, Bride in Legend, 2005 Live & Seeds on the Ground

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One of the first musical things I discovered after moving to Beijing was this band from Shanghai. Their Chinese name (Lengku Xianjing) is taken from the Chinese title of a book by Japanese writer...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2008-01-01)

Contrarian - Minor Complexities

Cover art While one can't fault this for its flawless execution, outstanding vocals or the excellent and thoughtful lyrics, it certainly doesn't cover any new ground stylistically beyond that well worn path...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

Court - Frost of Watermelon

Cover art A recent stateside tour was the first I had heard of this Italian quintet since their two WMMS label releases over a decade ago. What is surprising is how little has changed with their sound in the...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

Crime in Choir - Crime in Choir, The Hoop & Trumpery Metier

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This instrumental San Francisco based outfit started out life in 2000 as a guitar / bass / drums / keyboards quartet, adopting a somewhat psychedelic groove-based jamming style mixed with elements...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

Cruz de Hierro - Crossroads

Cover art Some may recall this Mexican quintet from their performance at Baja Prog many years back; in fact they have come a long way toward finding their own sound since those earlier days. Their stock in...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

D'arcana - Premonitions

Cover art The sprawling two-disc set at hand is D'arcana's third release, nearly two hours of ambitious studio recordings squarely in the modern progressive rock vein. This northern California trio is strong on...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

David Gilmour - Remember That Night - Live at the Royal Albert Hall

Cover art For those living under a rock, David Gilmour has recently completed a world tour in support of his 2006 solo album, On an Island, which this double DVD set documents and commemorates. Disk...  » Read more
(Posted by Paul Hightower 2008-01-01)

David Helpling & Jon Jenkins - Treasure

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Both Helpling and Jenkins each have numerous masterful releases to their credit, so in collaboration one could expect only the best, and that’s exactly what they have delivered. The cover...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

David Sylvian - When Loud Weather Buffeted Naoshima

Cover art A commissioned installation that might immediately strike listeners as the soundtrack for a diorama in its startling ability to create the sense of motion and event within a setting of largely...  » Read more
(Posted by K. Leimer 2008-01-01)

David Torn - Presenz

Cover art Guitarist David Torn's return to the ECM label is surely a testament to the man’s desire to push forward. His long time collaborators (Tim Berne and his Science Friction band of improvisers) provide...  » Read more
(Posted by Jeff Melton 2008-01-01)

Deborah Martin / J. Arif Verner - Anno Domini

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Both Martin and Verner have been regulars in the pages of Exposé over the years with their respective releases, but Anno Domini marks their first collaboration. Anyone...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

Dennis Rea - Live at the Forbidden City

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Dennis Rea is a Seattle area guitarist who’s worked with Jeff Greinke, Bill Rieflin and may be known to some through his participation with groups Land and Stackpole. Long before he made his...

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(Posted by Paul Hightower 2008-01-01)

Dino Brassea - Del Cielo y la Tierra

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Dino Brassea is known to many through his long relationship with Mexican prog rockers Cast. His voice and flute playing have been one of Cast’s trademark ingredients until recently when he...

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(Posted by Paul Hightower 2008-01-01)

Edward Ka-Spel - Dream Logik Part One

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EKS has a new solo album and it is probably more out there than Melancholics Anonymous. It is always a treat to hear a new EKS release. Sometimes the new music is like visiting with an old...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2008-01-01)

Edward Ka-Spel - Melancholics Anonymous

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Melancholics Anonymous is a collection of EKS pieces from rare vinyl releases plus one previously unreleased track. Even with reissuing these songs to a wider audience, this CD is a...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2008-01-01)

Electric Kompany - Electric Kompany

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There are plenty of new bands to check out these days, though there haven’t been many notable American bands in a while. These guys change all that. Electric Kompany hails from New York and...

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(Posted by Paul Hightower 2008-01-01)

Eleni Karaindrou - Elegy of the Uprooting

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Karaindrou may be best known for her film scoring work since the early 80s in her native Greece. Elegy is a sprawling two-disc live set recorded at Megaron in Athens in March 2005; it...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

Elton Dean / Sophia Domancich - Sea of Infinity & Avant

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Two of the late Elton Dean’s last sessions as leader and co-leader have been championed by Hux records in the UK. Sea of Infinity captures him again leading an out session careening...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 2008-01-01)

Elton Dean & the Wrong Object - The Unbelievable Truth

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It’s still hard to believe that Brit jazz giant Elton Dean is no longer with us. Considering how alive his performance from fall 2005 is with Belgian band the Wrong Object, it was clearly a...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 2008-01-01)

Emiliano Sicilia - Devotion Materialize

Cover art Now that we are in the era of cut-and-paste music, there are many more possibilities for bizarre juxtaposition of sounds and styles than back in the days of tape editing. Italian guitarist Emiliano...  » Read more
(Posted by Jon Davis 2008-01-01)
 

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