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This Swedish band, consisting of four musicians with backgrounds in death metal, love Goblin so much that they even stole their font and their over-all look for the CD package!

This is a reissue of the band's very first release and even this...

"This superb radio broadcast, recorded in Paris 1965, features all the Animals smash hits. Legendary line-up: Eric Burdon (vocals), Dave Rowberry (organ and keyboards), Hilton Valentine (guitar), Barry Jenkins (drums), Bryan "Chas" Chandler (bass)."

Really, really good technical metal project that veers into modern progressive rock areas and comes across as a wild and insane blending between Gordian Knot, Spastic Ink and Canvas Solaris. This is very good and quite intense with searing and liquid...

“Ground breaking, genre defying instrumental trio, ANIMALS AS LEADERS have announced their highly anticipated new, fifth album, 'Parrhesia'. Their first new full length album since 2016's 'The Madness Of Many'.”

Second and really superior second effort from this Washington DC-based instrumental technical trio. The first album was more of a solo project from 7-string guitarist Tosin Abasi, but this one is a real band. Think/love: Fucking Champs, Cynic, Gordion...

Lotte Anker, soprano alto and tenor saxophones / Rodrigo Pinheiro, piano / Hernani Faustino, double bass.

"Improvised music is one of the few fields where something like this can happen: having a new band with people we never imagined together...

Lotte Anker, Soprano, Alto and Tenor Saxophones / Sylvie Courvoisier, Piano / Ikue Mori, Electronics

"Of the three, Anker has the deepest background in jazz; after studies at Copenhagen University Rhytmic Conservatory, where she came in contact.

"Subliminal Sounds presents the spell-binding debut album from Swedish femme psych-folk/rock delight AnnaMy. Top-notch songwriting and stellar musicianship in a style reminiscent of the masters of the early 1970s such as Fairport Convention, Pentangle, Mellow Candle, Trees, Comus, Vashti Bunyan, Linda Perhacs and others. Yet AnnaMy performs in an unmistakable style all of her own that is both fully rooted in the now and timeless. Full electric band setting with guitars, bass, organ, flute, cello, drums...

"The second and the last album by Annexus Quam originally released in 1972 on the Ohr label. Sound engineer: Dieter Dierks."

"Strange but classic rare album from the psychedelic era, this was recorded in the Ohio state back in 1968. We should call this hippie, West Coast psychedelic folk-rock with Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane and Quicksilver influences. The album contains a good number of originals plus a few covers like 'Hey Joe' or the fantastic remake of 'Violets of Dawn'. Forty years after its original release, this is now reissued officially for the first time.” Label says: "In 1968, a group of talented college...

José Lencastre tenor and alto sax
Jorge Nuno guitar
Felipe Zenícola bass
João Valinho drums

"Everything happened before the Covid-19 pandemic silenced all live music in Portugal. A new trio with saxophonist José Lencastre, electric bassist Felipe Zenicola (from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and drummer João Valinho premiered in December 2019 at Fábrica do Braço de Prata, one of the main jazz venues in Lisbon. Some days later, when they went to studio, it was already as a quartet...

“Taking the electric music of Miles Davis as its starting point, Anthropology Band is about finding the atmosphere through a deep rhythm, a searing blues run, a delicate melody, or a cascading solo statement. Band leader Martin Archer has kept the music as simple as possible – often driven by the bassline – and the structures loose, to enable this who’s who of UK creative musicians to let the music breathe in a different way each time it is played. There are multiple chordal instruments in the centre of...

A Norwegian band with a heavy take on progressive rock. Reminiscent of Sonambulist, but possibly even heavier!

"Once again we turn to Norway for a fresh take on an old sound. With amps turned way up, Anti-Depressive Delivery blend classic...

"Now under the leadership of Dario Iscaro, this Prog Fusion outfit presents personnel changes in its line-up (now consisting of guitar, bass, drums, & trumpet). The band also shows an about face in its musical direction, albeit without losing essence...

“Antler is a mostly acoustic and sometimes electronic ensemble of indeterminate membership. The styles it explores range from lurid americana to atonal chamber music. A wide variety of instrumentations have passed through the project since its inception in 2009, but the guiding principle has remained the same: honor the flash of creative vision as it shows itself in the moment, and leave all other concerns aside. The secondary principle is the privileging of acoustic foundation and traditional...

This is a high-quality pirate edition of this never-reissued, very obscure Krautrock rarity.

"From 1971. A very strange 'paycheck' project for Conny Plank and Achim Reichel's Gorilla Musik production company. Wonderland-esque German rock with...

"Two Portuguese, a Belgium, an Italian and a Czech: this is a true European combo. Combo? Well, not the conventional one: there are two drummers, João Lobo and Marek Patrman, and two horn players, Daniele Martini and Toine Thys. The band leader, Hugo...

Robert James Moulding - Vocals, Bass Guitar, Guitar, Percussion, Additional keyboards
David Eaton - Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals
Douglas Skene - Guitars and Vocals
Dean Bennison - Guitars, Slide and Vocals
Steven Eaton - Drums...

Anyone's Daughter were a late-period symphonic-rock band, releasing their first album in early 1979 on Brain, just as the scene was beginning to wind down a bit. They were a fine band, but their timing was quite poor and - especially as time went on...

Anyone's Daughter were a late-period symphonic-rock band, releasing their first album in early 1979 on Brain, just as the scene was beginning to wind down a bit. They were a fine band, but their timing was quite poor and - especially as time went on...

One and only release by this Chicago band that was a complete dud upon its original release and is now very highly regarded as a psychedelic masterpiece of the late 60s. Note: I have been informed that there is a mastering error on this release...

Completely charming album that should appeal to folks who love the more acoustic-based 'avant/progressive-yet-tuneful' stylings of L'Ensemble Raye, Feliu i Joan-Albert, 3 Mice, etc. This has definite Italian as well as South American folk influences...

Completely charming album that should appeal to folks who love the more acoustic-based 'avant/progressive-yet-tuneful' stylings of L'Ensemble Raye, Feliu i Joan-Albert, 3 Mice, etc. This has definite Italian as well as South American folk influences...

"In 2010, I was searching for old records in the city of Quetzaltenango in Guatemala. I found myself in a dusty basement which had been in another time the warehouse of Iximché, a rock-o-la machines distributor. It was an exciting discovery, two big rooms full of old 45s but also dust and rat's dung. Among some incredible finds, I found two strange private 45s which had been released by local drink company. The song titles, 'Brujería' ('Witchcraft') and 'Transmutación del iniciado' ('Transmutation of the...

"Rites of Passage is the new solo album from progressive fusion legend Coste Apetrea. The album came about as a result of the response Coste got with the band ”Samla Mammas Manna” who are the band Coste has played in and been working with since 1972 e...

"'The legendary Aphex Twin returns bringing the heat once more! One of the most spectacular and critically lauded artists in the world, the Collapse EP is one surely not to be missed!!! For nearly three decades Aphex Twin has reigned as The God of Electronic Music. His tunes have packed dancefloors, soundtracked late night sessions and highlighted festivals around the globe. The emotional crescendos he manages to sculpt from his melodies take the listener on a roller coaster of feelings. Also known...


“Apostle are a quintet of seasoned musicians from Yorkshire (UK), who have – collectively and individually – shared a stage with Budgie, Kaiser Chiefs, Magnum, Gary Moore and Martin Barre among many others!
Taking their influences from bands dating from the 70’s to present day (Led Zeppelin, Marillion, Rival Sons, Deep Purple,Pink Floyd etc…), the band truly have a unique sound, mixing great rock riffs and melodies with a twist of prog!
The band originally formed as The Apostles of Chaos, but...

A former student of Brian Ferneyhough, Mark Applebaum straddles the two worlds of modern classical complexity and improvisational insanity. As one would expect, this first CD devoted to his work is an eclectic compendium of homemade electro-percussion,...


"Appleton was an assistant professor of music at Dartmouth, and in 1967, became the Director of the Electronic Music Studio there. I first became aware of this artist via the single taken from this album, which contains both of my favorite cuts from it. The album can best be described as experimental electronic prog with strong psychedelic influences, and mostly strange and dischordant passages, featuring an array of wild electronic sound effects. This will appeal even more to fans of avant-garde prog...

This Japanese issue of a odd release in Cherry's ouevre, includes two bonus tracks!

"The 1969 avant-garde collaboration between trumpeter Don Cherry and electronics pioneer Jon Appleton was originally released on legendary jazz producer Bob Thiele's Flying Dutchman label.
The album has four compositions with the titles "Boa," "Oba," "Abo," and "Bao", with Cherry stretching out on various flutes and African percussion instruments in addition to pocket trumpet. Includes the original artwork...

This is Aquaserge's now quite hard to find 3rd release and a really fine one it is.
There's keyboards, guitar, bass, drums and really good vocal parts, even though they are more of a instrumental-leaning group. Also found here are lots of guest spots from musicians on trumpet, violin, flute and guitarist Kawabata Mokoto of Acid Mothers Tempel!
This album has that irresistible (to me, anyway) zany French character and in a little bit reminds of a more modern Etron Fou/Camembert-era Gong/Jack Dupon

The fabulous Aquaserge return for their latest with a live album that features the extended version of the band.
Lovely, differently arranged and quite different overall versions of songs from their last two works. Hugely personally recommended!

"A well-kept secret until recently, Aquaserge has been a subterranean driving force in the international music scene.
The band's members have also been involved with Tame Impala, Stereolab, Melody's Echo Chamber, Aksak Maboul and Acid Mothers...

This band released one of my very favorite progressive rock albums of 2014. Here's what I know. Aquaserge are a French band who I first heard of about 7 years ago.
They have released 2 EPs (collected onto one CD) and a third release, Ce Tres Cher Serge, all of which are now out of print and hard to find now.
THeir fourth, A L'Amitie, rocked my world in 2014 and this 2017 release is their sixth (they had a very limited EP in between).
They seem to be finding an audience with their unique...

Great concept and based on a quick listen, one of their better releases (and that’s saying something!). Recommended.

“Always ready to expand their scope and blur the genre borders, the inventive, revered French avant-rock band have decided to tackle the field of contemporary classical music from the mid-20th century, in a special project which pays tribute to four major atypical figures: Giacinto Scelsi (1905-1988), György Ligeti (1923-2006), Edgard Varèse (1883-1965) and Morton Feldman...


“Hailing from Trondheim in Norway, Arabs in Aspic has been mid-Norway’s flagship of 70s inspired progressive rock and proto-hardrock for the past 15 years. They’ve been described as a sweet mixture of loud, heavy guitars and drums, 12 string acoustics, funky bass and percussion, screaming Hammond organs, soft Rhodes, Mellotrons and 70s Synths, topped with plentiful vocal harmonies.
The second release from Arabs in Aspic was "Far Out in Aradabia", which was released in 2004 on CD only. In their humble..

Jostein Smeby / guitar, vocals
Stig Arve Kvam Jørgensen / hammond, synth, piano, vocals
Erik Paulsen / bass, vocals
Eskil Nyhus / drums, percussion
with:
Alessandro Elide-Metal / percussion

“One of Norway's best musical secrets is Arabs In Aspic. Every new album is better than the previous. The band started out as more of a stoner rock band but the progressive elements kept on creeping into the mix. Hammond organ runs wild on this incendiary live album. The musical styl

“Hailing from Trondheim in Norway, Arabs in Aspic has been mid-Norway’s flagship of 70s inspired progressive rock and proto-hardrock for the past 15 years. They’ve been described as a sweet mixture of loud, heavy guitars and drums, 12 string acoustics, funky bass and percussion, screaming Hammond organs, soft Rhodes, Mellotrons and 70s Synths, topped with plentiful vocal harmonies.

The bands first effort was the mini-album "Progeria", which was released in 2003 on CD only. In their humble start...

“A trio of adventurous Spanish improvisers, pianist Irene Aranda, bassist Johannes NÄstesjö and percussionist Nuria Andorra channel forces of exploration, energy and elemental mystery on Inner Core, six inventive tracks that plumb their astonishing creative depths with a fervid curiosity.
Fans of free improvisation may recognize these musicians through their mutual connections with pianist Agustφ Fernßndez, currently one of the most highly-regarded performers in this genre. And like Fernßndez...

5{ll country, Belgium certainly has a easily identifiable sounding style of new music, and Aranis, a septet of fantastic young players, fits right into the chamber-rock sound that we all know from fellow country-groups like Louise Avenue, C...

For a very small country, Belgium certainly has a easily identifiable sounding style of new music, and Aranis, a septet of fantastic young players, fits right into the chamber-rock sound that we all know from fellow country-groups like Louise Avenue...

For their sixth album, Aranis have once again have reverted back to their sextet chamber group sound using flute, double bass, piano, guitar, accordion and violin/viola and have once again spotlighted composers from Belgium, instead of all the...

This is sort of a confounding album. Despite the fact that this is basically a cover album of Nirvana tunes, it sounds just like Aranis. If you are familiar with Nirvana, you'll recognize the fact that these are (nearly) all Nirvana tunes. However, if you don't know Nirvana, it will just sound like a Aranis album. Is that what they intended? I hope so! Anyway, it's an excellent Aranis work, with a deeper meaning if you know Nirvana....

"The secret of Aranis lies in the compelling fact that, as a...

Akira Sakata - alto saxophone, clarinet, voice
Johan Berthling - double bass
Paal Nilssen-Love - drums & percussion

"...the energy is so furiously intense it feels like it's going to spin out of control and take someone's eye out. Sakata delivers wry alto phrases, as though from the corner of his mouth, before digressing into urgent flights of fancy, and finally launching into screaming, red-faced declamation - fueled by Nilsen-Love's boiling pulse-time drums and the low bounce of...

This disc features new music works scored for Bolivia's indigenous flutes, whistles, strings & percussion. Quite unusual to say the least! [New Albion]

Three guitarists, three generations, one album. Günter Schickert, Jochen Arbeit, and Dirk Dresselhaus are all renowned Berlin guitarists. They epitomize three generations of experimental musicians; Schickert personifies the krautrock of the 1970s, Arbeit 1980s post-punk, and Dresselhaus the neo-electronica of the late 1990s and 2000s. Their artistic approaches may differ according to their diverse musical backgrounds, yet what they have in common is a fundamental interest in developing the guitar as a...

"Among the most artistically successful alchemists of Indie Psychedelic Folk, Maine-based duo Arborea consists of Shanti Curran (vocals, banjo, "banjimer" [a banjo-dulcimer hybrid], harmonium, ukulele, sawing fiddle, and hammered dulcimer) and Buck...