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While it's pretty certain that Miles kick started the whole electric jazz-jazz/rock movement with In A Silent Way and Bitches Brew in 1969, there were other people working towards the same goals at aproximately the same time, some of them better known...

"Strut continue their essential work with the Godfather Of Ethio Jazz, Mulatu Astatke, with the rest of official reissues of his early classics Afro Latin Soul Volumes 1 and 2 from 1966, recorded as by The Ethiopian Quintet."

“To Know Without Knowing, Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus Experience's album, is their second together. A grooving transcontinental gem, recorded in Melbourne, Australia, and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Filled with the warmth of the mentorship and friendship of their creative partnership honed over a decade of performing together in Africa, Australia, and UK/Europe. Mulatu Astatke is the father of Ethio-jazz and one of Africa's most influential and enduring musical figures. Black Jesus Experience is a community...

The long awaited second album by this California spacerock/progressive rock band. What I really like about this is the blend of propulsive Hawkwind drive, the psychedelic exploratory feel and the progressive rock-isms. The band is:..

California progressive rock band who have released their debut album on a UK label. The band features: Richard Vaughan (guitar/mellotron/vocals), Conor Riley (guitar/mellotron/arp odyssey/organ/vocals), Stuart Sclater (bass), David Hurley (drums/flute...

"Astral Son is the neo-psych-solo-project of the Dutch artist Leonardo. This is his second album A colourful soundscape like a fleet-footed dancing monument made of warm-hearted acoustic poetry, invites the listener into it's colorful world. A concept album full of wonderful songs blending into each other, so that the album appears as a complete work, like a psychedelic stage play - pictorial and enchanted. The sound is absolutely experienced and exalted but also saturated through a big dose of childlike...

"These days, it's quite an unlikely event that a non-Norwegian artist will end up releasing a record on Rune Grammofon. But when presented with these recordings, the label realized that this was simply too good to turn down. French group Astrïd began...

"The Echo From The Purple Dawn is a brand new full length from C.C.C.C. member Hiroshi Hasegawa's solo project Astro. Using a battery of oscillators, ring modulators and field recordings Hasegawa has created an engaging and versitile album that...

Long unavailable, this is the group's second album album from 1990. Now it's available again at a reasonable price, especially for a Japanese release, as a special blu-spec CD release!

"Structurally this one follows the same path as ''Circle in the forest'', three mid-length instrumental tracks are the the first menu, giving space to the 22-min. title-track. An even more mature album compared to the previous one, ''Brilliant streams'' actually recalls the music of MINIMUM VITAL around the same...

Long unavailable, this is the group's very first album album from 1988, and the one that made their reputation!
Now it's available again at a reasonable price, especially for a Japanese release, as a special blu-spec CD release!

"The Japanese band - Asturias - (commanded by the multi-instrumentalist Yoh Ohyama) in his first studio work Circle in the Forest", presents a sonority that blends of New Age (influenced mainly by KITARO & MIKE OLDFIELD) and Jazz-Prog in the style of bands such as...

Long unavailable, this 1993 release was the group's third and their final album, until they re-emerged 15 years later.
Now it's available again at a reasonable price, especially for a Japanese release, as a special blu-spec CD release!

"On his third album album with Asturias composer Yoh Ohyama would make a slight stylistical turn. Akira Hanamoto was no longer a member of the band, instead Ohyama introduced two string instrumentalists, Udai Shika on cello and Tatsuya Murayamy on viola...

This new group is an instrumental power prog trio leaping onto the progressive scene. The project is the brainchild of guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Glenn Snelwar. Torn Between Dimensions, the band's debut recording, features Snelwar on guitar, mando...

VASKO ATANASOVSKI - alto & soprano saxophone, flute (Slovenia)
SIMONE ZANCHINI - accordion (Italy)
MICHEL GODARD - tuba, serpent (France)
BODEK JANKE - drums & tabla (Poland/Germany)
Special Guest:
ARIEL VEI ATANASOVSKI - cello (Slovenia)

“The Adrabesa Quartet consists of four exceptional musicians, brought together by its long-standing founder and leader: composer and saxophonist, Vasko Atanasovski.
Vasko is a well-known and established European maestr

Very good, previously unreleased garage/psychedelia/art-rock.
"The follow-up to the acclaimed Flashback finds Athanor (the duo formed by Greg Herriges and Rick Vittenson) digging deeper into their archives and coming out with an amazing set of...

“I’m a singer songwriter and have been since I first started singing in 1984. As well as my solo I'm also the vocalist and co- writer with MOON HALO and RIVERSEA. I've previously been a member of NINE STONES CLOSE and MANDALABAND. Before that my early bands were GABRIEL, THE COMPANY, FRONTIER and EXPRESSIONS.
It was always my intention to record an all acoustic solo album during 2020 so I started putting together ideas in Early Feb. Around the middle of March the world suddenly shifted, Covid 19 had..

"Born of a time when jazz musicians crossed in to the world of rock music, Atlantic Bridge was a quartet featuring Mike McNaught (piano, electric piano), Daryl Runswick (bass, bass guitar), Jim Philip (flute, soprano sax, tenor sax) & Mike Travis (drums). All four musicians were seasoned players on the London jazz circuit, but sought to expand their musical horizons.
Influenced by the experimentation of Miles Davis on his album Bitches Brew and by the work of British musicians such as Keith Tippett..


One of the very best concerts I've attended in the last five years was a show by this tremendous, free-bop leaning Scandanavian quintet consisting of
Håvard Wiik, piano
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, bass
Fredrik Ljungkvist, trumpet
Magnus Broo, trumpet
Hans Hulbækmo, drums
Dig Mingus? Ornette? Braxton? Empirical? Dolphy? You'll love this. Hugely recommended to aficionados.

"Since their inception in 2000, the Scandinavian ensemble Atomic has garnered widespread acclaim for..

"Three disc set featuring live BBC recordings from Paris Theatre London 1972, and Beat Club on German TV 1970-1972. An outstanding keyboard player and composer, Vincent Crane was the founder of Atomic Rooster, one of the finest progressive rock groups of the super-charged Seventies. When he teamed up with soul singer Chris Farlowe, the mighty Rooster became even more exciting. We can enjoy the fruits their dynamic collaboration one more time, thanks to this unmissable collection of historic recordings...

Fun release of psychedelic rock from this band who released four singles on Decca and have been forgotten for many, many years. "The complete output from the prime era of this epochal band, taken for the very first time from the original Decca/Deram ma...

"Avignon, Summer of ’95, rooftop of an old farmhouse. Lain across the stone in the afternoon sun is some sheet music I picked up off a pew in the deserted Cathedral of Notre-Dame des Doms where I’d gone that Sunday morning hoping to hear a Frescobaldi mas

Michaël Attias: alto saxophone & piano

“Échos la nuit , Michaël Attias' first solo album, was twelve years in gestation and recorded in a little over an hour. The reverberation is from the room and the sympathetic resonance of the piano strings set into vibration by the sound of the saxophone and intricate pedal-work.
There are no overdubs: the alto is played with the left hand, the piano with the right. “But”, as Anthony Coleman quotes in his liners, "on this disc, it’s more like what Duke.

Michaël Attias alto saxophone
Aruán Ortiz piano
John Hébert bass
Nasheet Waits drums

"Nerve Dance – saxophonist/composer/bandleader/conceptualist Michaël Attias’ sixth album (available on Clean Feed Records, March 10, 2017), which deals with the aesthetics of spontaneity, the theory of elasticity and the concept of equality in music, is an expansive, spirited debut from Michaël Attias’ new Quartet, featuring Aruán Ortiz (piano), John Hébert (bass) and Nasheet Waits (drums).

Michael Attias, alto saxophone / John Hebert, double bass / Satoshi Takeishi, drums and percussion + Russ Lossing, piano on track 4.

"The three-night residency of Michaël Attias' Twines of Colesion in the 2008 edition of the Coimbra's Jazz ao...

Michaël Attias alto saxophone / Ralph Alessi trumpet / Matt Mitchell piano / Sean Conly double bass / Tom Rainey drums.

"Michaël Attias is the living proof that jazz is no longer an American music, but a universal one. The product of migrations.

Michaël Attias, alto saxophone / Tony Malaby, tenor and soprano saxophones / Russ Lossing, piano / John Hébert, bass / Satoshi Takeishi, drums, percussion. .

"Graced individually by a list of partnerships that includes Anthony Braxton...

"... discerning ears will find that Auburn Lull's rich tapestry is as dangerously hypnotic and transporting as it is soothing."-Tiny Mix Tapes

The reclusive midwesterners return from dormancy with nine stunning, elegantly sparse tracks that showcase the band at its most focused, melodic, and mysterious. While distinctly sounding like Auburn Lull, Hypha veers into uncharted territory, delivering surprises at every turn. The hallmark cavernous guitars and vast, slow-motion expanses, though still...

“To interpret a place, to inhabit a space…Décor sonore is the meeting of music with the sounds that fill our daily lives. A sonic window that opens on a place, a moment. It’s a collection of short stories as true-to-life as they are fantastic. This is...

Auclair is a cellist and this is an album of duos and trios. "Driven by energy and a certain innocence, Mlanie Auclair meets inspired and inspiring musicians: Guy Thouin, Bernard Falaise, Charles Papasoff and Joane Htu, among others. A collection of...

"Digitally remastered and expanded edition of the classic 1970 album by the legendary progressive rock group.

Along with Genesis and Van Der Graaf Generator, Audience were one of the key bands on the roster of the Famous Charisma Label in the...


This is apparently an authorized-by-Brian collection of rare live recordings from 1968 from the Piper Club in Rome and their appearance on "Ce Soir On Danse" from Paris! Quite good sound for the time period.

"In May 1968, Brian Auger and the Trinity & Julie Driscoll were part of an international rock 'n' roll disaster. That fiasco created a stash of urgent, commanding recordings, capturing a golden moment that took half a century to reach the wider world. A year after Monterey Pop but a year....

"AUN is the ambient doom project of Montreal's Martin Dumais, who describes his take on outsider metal meets shoegaze as 'blight metal'. He has been a crucial contributor to the Montreal music scene for years and has recently reinvented himself with...

“A heavy, oft-sampled slab of Bay Area history, and a psych funk masterpiece that cannot be denied. Aura formed in 1974 and played extensively throughout Northern California. By 1976, the band recorded their first and only album at Pacific Recording Studio in San Mateo.
The original title of the album was meant to be “Sativa”, but out of fear that promoting the joys of marijuana would be too controversial, the band omitted the title and just left it as “Aura”. Over the ensuing decades, the Aura...

"Shadow Border is the second album from Dutch progressive rock band The Aurora Project. Their 2005 debut, Unspoken Words, brought them much acclaim in the worldwide progressive rock community. The band has twice been invited to perform at...

"Shadow Border is the second album from Dutch progressive rock band The Aurora Project. Their 2005 debut, Unspoken Words, brought them much acclaim in the worldwide progressive rock community. The band has twice been invited to perform at...


Hans Hjelm: guitar
Gustav Nygren: guitar
Mikael Tuominen: bass
Jonas Yrlid: drums
guest musicians
Jesper Skarin: percussion (all tracks)
Per Wiberg: keyboards (all tracks)
Jakob Sjöholm: guitar (First Train)

“Automatism is a Stockholm-based instrumental rock band. The music is based on psych rock, with some added herbal, progressive and modal jazz elements.
In 2018 their debut album "From the Lake" was and the follow-up album "Into the Sea" was relea

"A wild klezmer/rock fusion by this crazed band of Paris-born punk rockers. Led by the extraordinary young guitarist David Konopnicki, Autoryno hits with a hardedged sound and an exciting musical imagination. Full of youthful energy, massive guitar and ce

"A driving and rocking Jewish masterpiece from this out of control maniac based in Paris. A killer CD of New Jewish Rock with plenty of shredding, tight arrangements and a touch of Klezmer Madness, with special guests David Krakauer and Gary Lucas...

"After 12 years and 28 CDs, the “Book of Angels” project is drawing towards completion! For one of the last installments, Zorn turns to AutorYno, a wild power trio of three Paris punk rockers and one of the most powerful bands in the French rock scene. Their third CD for Tzadik presents tunes from the classic “Book of Angels” in a heavy rock context. Metal, Punk, Thrash, Dub and Surf come together in this trance-inducing sledge-hammer reading of some of the strongest and strangest pieces out of the...

"The Village to the Vale, by the Brighton-based band Autumn Chorus, is one of the most interesting debut album of 2012. Try to imagine a green and pleasant landscape, really old-Brit, or the magnificent sound of a cathedral, and you’ll get the point of...

"Autumn Shade is the nom de plume of Jes Lenee', a stunning young songstress brimming with unbridled talent. Armed with a satchel full of pensively beautiful tunes, Lenee' possesses a voice as pristine as any your ears will have heard in this lifetime...


"It is increasingly rare to find a town where the local musical tradition is a patrimony which extends among the entire community and is shared by all its members. For decades, the disintegration of values, models, and forms of expression have created...

Robbie Avenaim - prepared typewriter
Chris Abrahams - synthesiser
Jim Denley - bass flute

“Although Weft is the first release for this trio, the three musicians - Jim Denley, Robbie Avenaim and Chris Abrahams - have been playing together in various groups and contexts for decades—often meeting at Chris’ house to converse, drink tea and play/record music. The line-up for this particular session comprised bass flute, Waldorf Q+ Synthesiser and typewriter. The combination of instruments..

"For his third solo CD, Felipe Avila shows again his talent as musician and composer, blending complex structures and inspired themes. The musical team that he brought together for this project must also be mentioned, masters such as Lelo Nazario...

Top-tier, early 70s Afro-centric, jazz/electric jazz from Chicago that features many of the Chicago/AACM trademarks including inside/outside playing and little percussion instruments for one thing, but also more spaciousness and sorta rootsy/soul-jazz...

Top-tier, early 70s Afro-centric, jazz/electric jazz from Chicago that features many of the Chicago/AACM trademarks including inside/outside playing and little percussion instruments for one thing, but also more spaciousness and sorta rootsy/soul-jazz...