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Various Artists - Side Effects

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Well, the happy little elves at Fruits de Mer have done it again, and vinyl enthusiasts worldwide are salivating in anticipation. Do you remember those juicy LPs from the 70s with side-long tracks?...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2015-08-15)

Gnu Quartet - Karma

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Has the fad of symphonic versions of prog classics passed yet? I hope so. I suppose it's a no-brainer to take music that had big bombastic sounds and a heavy leaning toward pre-20th Century...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2014-06-22)

Billy Sherwood - Back against the Wall

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Billy Sherwood has certainly found a comfortable niche to show his knowledge and appreciation of classic 70s rock. Gathering an all-star cast to re-create the second most well known Pink Floyd...

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(Posted by Jeff Melton 2007-03-01)

Various Artists - A Saucerful of Pink

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With all of these recent tribute releases, there seem to be three types of covers: those which stay true to the original (or at least attempt to), those who take the original concept and try to...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1996-03-01)

Various Artists - The Moon Revisited

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Let me start off by saying that if I never heard Dark Side of the Moon again in my life, that would be perfectly fine by me. This totally commercial piece of flashy overproduction, posters...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 1996-03-01)

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Ash Ra Tempel - The Best of the Private Tapes – Ash Ra Tempel is one of the core founder bands of the German space rock movement along with Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream. But the group has suffered from less stateside notoriety than those previous...  (1999) » Read more

Golgotha - Symphony in Extremis – Once a full band, by the first release - Unmaker of Worlds (1990), Golgotha had already scaled down to being the singlehanded project of one Karl Foster. That release, with its four lengthy tracks,...  (1994) » Read more

Nurse with Wound - Images / Zero Mix / Requital for Lady Day – In their continuing quest to fill the shelves of obsessive collectors of obscure music with limited edition products, Beta-lactam Ring has now produced a NWW box that takes up more space than six...  (2009) » Read more

Wittox O'Hara - Blame: Mascot – This is the second album by the Canadian guitarist, and although it’s getting a bit moldy by now, it does deserve a mention here. O’Hara plays electric and acoustic guitars, and also...  (2001) » Read more

Aun - VII – Aun is the Montreal duo of Martin Dumais (guitar, synths, violin, bass, and programming) and Julie Leblanc (synths, guitar, and percussion) who create powerful droning noise soundscapes, much the same...  (2011) » Read more



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