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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...

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...

Latest by the great Samla guitarist - featuring a great Tage Asen cover - is this surprisingly heavy album!

"Coste Apetrea is a Scandinavian music legend with a history dating back to the early 1970’s and involvement in some of the most...

"'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...

"...turning in a moody set that sounds a bit like either Tom Waits instrumentals, a gamelan ensemble going pop, or maybe just some bits from Syro played back at a fraction of their original speed."

"An utterly essential piece of electronic history, constantly referenced and revered two decades after its release. Following the glacial synths and deft percussion of Selected Ambient Works 85-92, Aphex Twin crafted Selected Ambient Works Volume II, a mammoth double-CD set of beatless vistas, textured compositions that are at turns beautiful, nightmarish, emotive and thrilling. From swooning beauty to careening dread, even in the first two tracks, it's a vibrant, stellar piece of work. Repeated listens...

Aphrodite's Child were a Greek pop band of the late 1960's who released a number of huge hits in Europe, each a little more insipid than the one before it. They were also the first band of Demis Roussos (still a huge pop star in Europe and still making fairly insipid music) and soon-to-be-legendary keyboardist, etc. Vangelis Papathanassiou. Then, for their final work together in 1971, they came up with this legendary, early psychedelic/progressive double classic based loosely on The Apocalypse of John...


A beautiful reissue of a minor classic of Italian symphonic rock.

"Apoteosi's very rare album contained relaxed symphonic rock with strong influences from early 18th century classical. Their music ranges from very quiet moments with acoustic...

This minor classic of Italian symphoic rock from the 1970s is out of print world-wide, except for this beautiful, deluxe issue!

"Apoteosi's very rare album contained relaxed symphonic rock with strong influences from early 18th century...

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...


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

“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...

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 fifth album, Aranis has done an about face on their last two releases which featured extra musicians/guests and have reverted back to their sextet chamber group sound using flute, double bass, piano, guitar, accordion and violin/viola. What...

After two excellent albums of chamber rock (with the accent on 'chamber') by this great Belgian septet (2 violinists, accordion, piano, guitar, flute and double bass) and a third album that mixed things up a little bit by adding three vocalists on some of the tunes, Aranis has returned to their original, instrumental sound...but with a hard twist. The original pianist has been replaced by Pierre Chevalier (Univers Zero and Present) and the septet is now a octet with the addition of Dave Kerman (5uus...

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...

"...Reflektor, the Montreal collective's much anticipated fourth long-player and first double-album, moves the group even further from pop culture sanctification with a seismic yet impenetrable 13-track set (at 75 minutes it’s one minute over standard single disc capacity) that guts the building but leaves the roof intact. Going big was never going to be a problem, especially for a band so well-versed in the art of anthem husbandry, and they're still capable of shaking the rafters, as evidenced by the..

This is a new project by the drummer of Mastodon, who shares vocals with bassist Troy Sanders. Drums, bass, 2 synthi performers and vocals give a sound like a full band version of Zombi!

"Arcado String Trio is made up of three of the very finest players in the jazz/improv community on their respective instruments. Bassist Mark Dresser is perhaps most widely known for his work in the classic Anthony Braxton quartet of the 1980s and '90s, though he has also established himself as a fine composer in his own right. Mark Feldman's violin virtuosity has had him in demand by everyone from Willie Nelson to John Zorn while cellist Ernst Reijseger has performed with all of Europe's world class...

"After the huge success, musical if not commercial, of his avant-garde supergroup, Last Exit, the expectations were enormously high for Bill Laswell's next idea along those lines. In Arcana, he brought free music pioneer and guitar legend Derek...

An amazingly good listening experience of music that comes from a non-musical instrument; a box that produces feedback. But not feedback in terms of horrible squeaks and squeals.

"Breaking all the loose rules of experimental electronic music...

"Arch Garrison are
Craig Fortnam (North Sea Radio Orchestra) – guitars, vocals, percussion.
James Larcombe (Stars in Battledress, William D Drake, North Sea Radio Orchestra) - organ, synth, piano.

Having garnered much critical...


"After releasing many albums on his own Discus label, Martin Archer finally got a well-deserved chance to introduce his work to a slightly larger audience with Angel High Wires, released by La Cooka Ratcha. This project is a collaboration with poet...


Rational Diet were a chamber rock/RIO-styled band from Belarus, who released 3 very well liked albums on the AltrOck label. They seem to have imploded somewhat nastily, with the result being two bands arising from the ashes: Five-Storey Ensemble and....

"This is the third and possibly final installment in the Low Digitals series by non-Norwegians Luigi Archetti and Bo Wiget. Low Digitals is a series of extremely fine-tuned pieces that mix acoustic instruments and electronic elements in a subtle and...

This is the first-ever reissue of this, Brit-jazz composer/arranger Neil Ardley's 1st full album under his own name. This 1971, Dennis Preston production features the all-star band I know you were expecting me to list! Included are: Dick Heckstall...

Classic, great big-band jazz-rock album from the 1970s, using an expanded version of Nucleus. It is based on the Balinese Pelog scale, and has some tremendously great moments. There were only a few records of this sort done in the...

"Archive release. This debut release of Neil Ardley and his New Jazz Orchestra BBC broadcasts from 1971 measure a year of change for the band's musical director.
The first session captures the full majesty of the NJO at the height of it's powers in a Jazz Club session from February with a 20-performer line-up pre-recorded at London's Camden Theatre. Humphrey Lyttelton helms proceedings; musicians include Ardley, Harry Beckett, Ian Carr, Henry Lowther, Derek Wadsworth, Mike Gibbs, Don Rendell...

One of the great 70's bands. Area combined jazz/rock/stolen ethnic music and more. This was their last ''real'' release, and features vocals, keyboards, bass, drums! [CGD]