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NEARfest Records

NEARfest Records
Specializing in the release of live shows from NEARfest.
Releases on file (4)
Thinking Plague — Upon Both Your Houses Thinking Plague — Upon Both Your Houses
(NEARfest Records NFR004, 2000/2004, CD)
Hidria Spacefolk — Live Eleven A.M. Hidria Spacefolk — Live Eleven A.M.
(NEARfest Records NFR0006, 2005, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — 2001 Live Birds Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — 2001 Live Birds
(NEARfest Records NRF 005, 2001/2006, CD)
Steve Roach — Storm Surge: Steve Roach Live at NEARfest Steve Roach — Storm Surge: Steve Roach Live at NEARfest
(NEARfest Records NFR0008, 2006, CD)

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Embryo - Bremen 1971 – This live set from September 1971 finds the band just after recording their highly regarded Embryo’s Rache album, but before it had been released. This is still the early phase of the band, more a...  (2005) » Read more

Pallas - The Dreams of Men – Since their return to active duty in 1999, Scottish neo-proggers Pallas have been working hard to establish themselves as a front line act. Their recent NEARfest appearance helped in that regard,...  (2006) » Read more

SimakDialog - Patahan – For their first international release, SimakDialog offers a live set recorded in Jakarta in April 2005. At this juncture, bandleader and keyboardist Riza Arshad is joined by a rhythm section of...  (2008) » Read more

Ultimate Spinach - Ultimate Spinach, Behold & See & III – Long before the British domination of all things progressive, progress was being made in the post-San Francisco underground scene in many US cities, among them Boston. The fact that producer Alan...  (1997) » Read more

Similares y Conexos - Gallina Negra – Back in #21 I reviewed a CD by a Mexican band called Similares y Conexos. This is the second CD by that same band, who are now adopting what was originally the name of this album as the band’s...  (2003) » Read more

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