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July - The Complete Recordings

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Way back in the mid-60s there was a British band called The Tomcats, led by songwriters Tom Newman (also guitarist) and Peter Cook, along with drummer Chris Jackson and bassist Alan James. After...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-25)

Illegal Aliens - Territory

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The recorded history of The Muffins goes back to 1974 or maybe even earlier – even though their first album proper, Manna / Mirage, wasn’t released until 1978. The early...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-09-23)

Tusmørke - Vardøger og Utburder, Vol. 1 & Leker for Barn, Ritualer for Voksne

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If you’ve been paying attention to the progressive rock coming out of Norway, likely you’ve noticed that Tusmørke is a busy group of musicians. But even their steady stream of...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-09-12)

Spirit - Tent of Miracles - Expanded Edition

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The year is 1990. It’s been nearly twenty years since the five-piece Spirit released their landmark album The Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus, and a good ten years since the band had...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-08-12)

July - The Second of July

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The British band that released a super rare self-titled album in 1968 and subsequently disappeared should, by now, be known to all connoisseurs of classic period British psychedelic music. At the...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2015-01-16)

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2020-09-09
Simeon Coxe RIP – Simeon Coxe, best known for his experimental electronics in the band Silver Apples, has died at the age of 82. The band's 1968 debut album set the stage for both German electronic music and experimental punk music a decade later. Coxe died on September 8 from pulmonary fibrosis. » Read more

2020-09-05
Gary Peacock RIP – Legendary bassist Gary Peacock, veteran of many recordings and performances with Paul Bley, George Russell, Roland Kirk, Bill Evans, Tony Williams, and many more. » Read more

2020-07-22
Tim Smith RIP – Tim Smith, leader of the eccentric band Cardiacs, has died at the age of 59 after many years of health problems. Cardiacs was known for intense and complicated music that combined punk energy with the rhythmic and harmonic sophistication of progressive rock. » Read more

2020-07-12
Judy Dyble RIP – Singer-songwriter Judy Dyble, who was a founding member of Fairport Convention and one of the distinctive voices of the 60s folk revival in Britain, has died at the age of 71. Her passing came at the end of a long illness, though which she continued to work. » Read more

2020-07-06
Ennio Morricone RIP – Famed composer Ennio Morricone has died at the age of 91. The creator of scores for more than 500 movies, some of his works have become the most recognizable sounds in the history of cinema. His soundtracks for Sergio Leone's Westerns made from 1964 to 1971, are iconic landmarks in film music, but he also composed for dramas, comedies, and other genres. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 2016 for The Hateful Eight. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Christian Décamps et Fils - Murmures... – Whatever Ange may have been through in the years since their progressive heyday in the 70s, it is clear from this release that lead singer Christian Décamps has found a way to translate this artistic...  (2005) » Read more

Yeti Rain - III – Yeti Rain has evolved from a duo (Roger Ebner on sax and wind synth and William Kopecky on bass) into a trio with the addition of drummer Craig Walkner, who introduces himself about two and a half...  (2011) » Read more

Markus Reuter - Digitalis – Reuter is a German Warr Guitarist creating ambient music of a very individual nature. This is definitely at the abstract end of the Hypnos catalog, a music whose sense of melody is unlike any other....  (2001) » Read more

Area - Chernobyl 7991 – Hmmm? A new release from Area? Yep. Fariselli, Capiozzo return with bassist Paolo dalla Porta for one of the strangest releases in a long time. Tic & Tac this is not, but it has a similar...  (1997) » Read more

Ruphus - Ranshart – Regarding Ranshart: The Norwegian group Ruphus suffered a drastic lineup shift after their 1973 debut, New Born Day, which resulted in the loss of, among others, both vocalists: Gundy Aspaas and Rune...  (2000) » Read more



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