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Covering music from the fringes since 1993.

Available online from Issue 6

March 1995

56 Pages

Progfest '94, Progscape, Vinyl Magic part 1, Miriodor, Mastermind, Minimum Vital, Anekdoten, Echolyn

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It - Order through Chaos

Cover art It isn't really a new American group, as they've been around since the mid 80s, yet this is their first album. The band is basically a duo of Todd Freeman and Scott Munson, and they've brought...  » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1995-03-01)

Jasun Martz - The Pillory

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Mellotron fans take note. Unique and uncompromising music, this masterpiece of neo-classical avant-garde rock stands alone. Martz began composing "The Pillory" around 1976, assembling his...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1995-03-01)

José Cid - 10,000 Anos Depois entre Vénus e Marte

Cover art The number of Portuguese progressive rock albums is a mighty small one, and despite the occasional rarity, this album and those by the great Tantra are practically the only to have surfaced from this...  » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1995-03-01)

Julverne - Le Retour du Captain Nemo

Cover art Julverne sprang from the same Belgian underground avant-garde music scene that produced Cos, Univers Zero, Aqsak Maboul, and Art Zoyd. As such, members of all the aforementioned bands, at one time or...  » Read more
(Posted by Mike Ohman 1995-03-01)

Kebnekajse - Electric Mountain

Cover art This recent reissue comes from Sweden circa 1977 and represents a collection of traditional folk melodies interpreted by the rather large ensemble Kebnekajse. As many as nine musicians collaborate on...  » Read more
(Posted by Dan Casey 1995-03-01)

King Crimson - Vrooom

Cover art What a pleasant surprise... After just a minute of the opening title track, it's clearly apparent that this is no rehash of the 80s incarnation of Crimson. This double-trio formation (two guitars, two...  » Read more
(Posted by Dan Casey 1995-03-01)

King Crimson - Vrooom

Cover art It seems like we've been hearing about the reformation of King Crimson for years. Well the long awaited new release is finally here. The Vrooom EP consists of six tracks lasting slightly over...  » Read more
(Posted by Rob Walker 1995-03-01)

King Crimson - Vrooom

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This is Fripp's next go around with a name too familiar for an explanation, and to be honest I was expecting little from this group. Usually 70s dinosaur reunions are enough to make one run...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1995-03-01)

Landberk - Jag Är Tiden

Cover art Landberk had also released an LP only version of Lonely Land called Riktigt Akta, which was basically a Swedish version minus the T2 cover. This three-song EP is the same idea (from...  » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1995-03-01)

Lightshine - Feeling

Cover art Lightshine were a mid-70s German band that were fairly well known in their time, gigging heavily and opening for groups such as Hoelderlin, Jane, Colosseum II, and The Scorpions. They self-released...  » Read more
(Posted by Rob Walker 1995-03-01)

Lightwave - Tycho Brahé

Cover art The duo of Christoph Harbonnier and Christian Wittman, otherwise known as Lightwave, have been active since the mid-80s. Composing electronic and synthesized music along the lines of early Tangerine...  » Read more
(Posted by Mike Borella 1995-03-01)

Lunar Chateau - Lunar Chateau

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Why does an American band go to France to get their CD released? So fans at home can buy it as an expensive import? Some things I'll never understand. Lunar Chateau is three brothers —...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1995-03-01)

Lunar Chateau - Lunar Chateau

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Lunar Chateau is a new band from the United States formed by the Sekulovich brothers, Novak (keyboards and vocals), Paul (bass guitar and lead vocals), and Milo (drums). Based on this information...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 1995-03-01)

M.I.A. - Transparencias, Mágicos Juegos del Tiempo & Cornonstipicum

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Belle Antique has gone all out on their most recent set of reissues — the backlog of the brilliant Argentine ensemble M.I.A. M.I.A. was multi-instrumentalist (mainly keys) Lito Vitale's...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1995-03-01)

Marco - Marconceptos

Cover art Mexican guitarist/keyboardist Marco Gomez surprisingly does all the instrumentation on this collection of self-penned instrumentals. I say this because when listening to the songs, the guitars and...  » Read more
(Posted by Mike Grimes 1995-03-01)

Masque - Ten Ways

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This is the second offering by the Swedish five-piece Masque. This is a major improvement over their debut from '91, which seemed too derivative of Saga and other 80s neo-proggers. Here they...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1995-03-01)

Mestari - Mestari

Cover art Recorded in 1993, this four-piece jazz quartet featuring Yochk'o Seffer on various saxes was a logical precursor to the new Zao album, and while the latter more closely approaches progressive, Mestari...  » Read more
(Posted by Dan Casey 1995-03-01)

Midas - Beyond the Clear Air

Cover art Midas were one of the unheralded "Made in Japan" groups and only recorded one album in 1988, which this is a reissue of. It's unfortunate that Midas went by so unnoticed; Beyond the Clear...  » Read more
(Posted by Mike McLatchey 1995-03-01)

Mujician - Poem about the Hero

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Despite a feel more reminiscent of the free-jazz of the mid-60s than of the 90s, Mujician's second all-instrumental release is a refreshing addition to the archives of improvised music....

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(Posted by Mike Borella 1995-03-01)

Música Urbana - Música Urbana

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Música Urbana was an eclectic Spanish fusion band who recorded this gem in 1976. With its sudden rhythmic and melodic changes, and rapid alternation between composed ensemble sections and...

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(Posted by Rob Walker 1995-03-01)
 

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