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Reviews of releases for 1977

Ruphus - Let Your Light Shine, Inner Voice & Flying Colours

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With their third album, Ruphus turned to Terje Rypdal as producer, and the result sees a decided turn away from the symphonic rock of Ransahrt towards jazz-rock. Original singer Gudny...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-07-23)

Klaus Schulze - Body Love

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Body Love is my all time favorite Klaus Schulze release and also the album that introduced me to Klaus’ music nearly 30 years ago. From its very first notes, Body Love takes...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2018-04-19)

Embryo - Umsonst und Draußen – Vlotho 1977

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Following the Embryo Live album, recorded in February 1976, but not released until 1977, a lot of changes were in store for the band. Both woodwind player Charlie Mariano and...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2018-03-23)

Embryo - Live

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When Embryo founder and bandleader Christian Burchard left this world in mid-January of 2018 at age 71, the sad news gave temporary pause to all my other listening activities and I was suddenly...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2018-02-09)

Steve Hillage - Germany-77

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I'd guess if someone invented the time machine and had checked off all the more humanitarian things that might be accomplished with it then perhaps the remaining changed time stream would mean...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-11-30)

Trigal - Baila Mi Rumba

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And now for something completely different... I am not exactly sure why Guerssen chose to send this release to Exposé, but Baila Mi Rumba is certainly a fun, sexy, sizzling...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-11-06)

Jürgen Karg - Elektronische Mythen

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In the 60s Jürgen Karg played bass for Wolfgang Dauner. Then in the 70s his interests shifted to synthesizers and electronic music. Over a five year period he amassed an extensive collection...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-06-02)

Carpe Diem - Cueille le Jour

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A year after their first release Carpe Diem issued their second LP Cueille le Jour. Now we find the band stretching and exploring the jazz territory of Zao and Soft Machine. The CD opens...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2016-06-23)

Streetwalkers - I'm Walking: Complete Streetwalkers 1974-77

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Out of the ashes of the Brit prog band Family arose the Streetwalkers. Ditching the quirky subtlety of Family, vocalist Roger Chapman and guitarist Charlie Whitney aimed for mainstream rock with a...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2016-02-07)

Van der Graaf Generator - After the Flood - At the BBC 1968-1977

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After the Flood collects two discs worth of BBC recordings by one of progressive rock’s most iconoclastic bands, from their very beginnings (well, before the release of their first...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2015-06-17)
 

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