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Special price on this expensive import, while they last. "...Blur and Gorillaz leader Damon Albarn acts as a world music ringleader with Mali Music. Serving as a benefit to the Oxfam charity, this first release from Albarn's own Honest Jon's label...

"Their best sounding live recording so far...A stunning set , a highly recommanded CD. This is live-music at it's best !"-rateyourmusic.com

"'Live Anthology', the tenth album of the Malibran, is a collection of live pieces recorded between 1994 and 2001 in the "classic" six-element formation, which has been publishing work since 1990. In particular, the second album, entitled 'The Doors of Silence', was voted one of the best 10 albums of Italian Progressive Rock of the 90s. And the homonymous suite, placed at the close of this 'Live Anthology', is now published for the first time ever in a live version of it.
With this line up the....

Malibran are a current Italian band who play classical/symphonic rock reminiscent of Banco and other 70s Italian classics. This is a collection of unreleased materials from 1989 - 2002.

"Hard rock mixed with soft symphonic prog. The first album..

Malibran were one of the most important & most visible of Italy's reviving Rock Progressivo Italiano scene in the 90s and into the early 00s.

It's hard to tell from the promo blurb if this set of rare tracks, which includes some very interesting covers, is the swan song release from them, or if they are still at it. It's been quite a long time since their last one, so my guess is that this is goodbye.

Either way, this is quite a good listen for fans of the classic Italian sound, most...

Marlicanti play and sing the music from Salento and Gargano, two rural areas of Apuilia (Southern Italy). 'We have learned the songs we perform directly from traditional old singers and players, who have become friends of ours over the years. We have i...

"Born in Israel and now based in New York, Rafi Malkiel is a composer/performer of remarkable creativity and versatility. Active for many years as a trombonist in the Latin, jazz and Downtown music scenes he has performed and recorded with...

"A powerful project of bayan (button accordion) and string quintet by this exciting young composer/performer based in Israel. Originally commissioned by the Tel-Aviv Chamber Music Ensemble for members of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Boris has...

A very plain and simple package hides a rather intriguing little CD. Performed solely on Hammond organ, Malmberg has made an album that will undoubtedly be compared to Bo Hansson's work, and rightly so, as the Hammond in question is apparently Bo's old...


In the 70s, there was a Milan-based musical co-operative called "L'Orchestra", that is probably best known for having released the Stormy Six catalog and the final Piccio dal Pozzo album, but they also released many other things, including the Italian editions of releases by Etron Fou, Henry Cow, Art Bears, etc and were closely aligned with the folks in the original RIO movement.

One of those 'other things' was a band called Mamma Non Piangere, who put out two albums towards the end of....

“MAN from Merthyr Tydfil are probably the most senior band from Wales at the moment. Founded in 1968 from the members of the rockgroup The Bystanders, MAN developed a very independently mixture of progressive and psychedelic rock, blues and elements of US Westcoast rock. Live, MAN was/is known for their excessive jams in the spirit of US colleagues like the Grateful Dead or the Allman Brothers.
After a series of very successful LPs, MAN split up in 1977 due to differences of opinions about their....

"Recorded on the 19th December 1972 at a Christmas concert in Swansea, the album features amazing performances by Man and their friends Dave Edmunds, Help Yourself With Deke Leonard et al and is a wonderful document. Released as a limited edition...

“Limited edition six disc (four CDs + two DVDs) set includes an illustrated book with extensive essay with photographs.
Featuring three complete sets recorded for BBC Radio One's In Concert series between 1972 and 1975, along with a further ten session tracks recorded for Sounds Of The 70s, John Peel and Bob Harris, two tracks recorded live in 1976 for Radio Trent and the band's set at Reading Festival in 1983.
Also includes two DVDs featuring Man's previously unreleased BBC TV appearances on...

"Man's first classic album for Liberty/UA - now 24-bit re-mastered from the original master tapes with previously unreleased bonus track. Man's importance in the history of welsh rock music cannot be understated. Fusing the worlds of Psychedelia...

"Reanimated Memories is a collection of 11 crafted songs that clearly draw inspiration from Man's past whilst also looking forward in creative terms. Recorded at Cowshed studios in London, the album features Martin Ace (vocals, bass guitar), Josh Ace...

"Originally released in 1974, Slow Motion was another classic album in the catalogue of Welsh rock legends, Man. Touring extensively to support the record, Man delivered a stunning series of concerts and made a triumphant return to the USA early the...

"It is with great pride and privilege that MoonJune Records is once again afforded the unique opportunity of elevating one of the world's great young guitar prodigies to the world stage: introducing the Indonesian progressive jazz guitar phenom, Tesla...

Manal were a heavy, bluesy hard rock band from Argentina, who released two records. This is their first album, from 1970, along with their pre-lp, non-lp singles and unreleased tracks. The guitarist was Claudio Gabis, who released a solo album also of...

An unbelievable price on the hard to find Japanese version of this great album!

Pianist Junior Mance was in excellent company on this inspired 1962 session with bassist Ron Carter and drummer Mickey Roker. Its unfortunate this trio only recorde

This was Rhys Marsh's first professional band.
"An exhilarating mix of western & eastern folk music, mixed with progressive rock, wrapped in an early-seventies glow. Mandala was formed in London in 1997, by Rhys Marsh (voice, guitar), Francis...

Superbly researched (by Mark Powell) re-mastered (with a bonus track) and taken from the original 1/4" analog master tape for the first time ever!) and presented (with another great cover by Phil Smee) and has the complete original album artwork. "Conc...


“Legendary blues guitarist from Canned Heat, Harvey "The Snake" Mandel, presents this deluxe limited edition box set that includes 5 classic solo albums from 1968-1972 plus a bonus vintage concert recording from 1968 that features guests Jerry Garcia & Elvin Bishop! Each of these albums showcase Mandel's innovative, hugely influential playing that earned him a place alongside not just the Heat but also The Rolling Stones, John Mayall and others! All 6 CDs come individually packaged in it's own cardboard...

•All analog recording to enhance the 1970's flavor.
•Edition of 300x hand-numbered copies, of which only 100x are available for distribution.
•Features Argentine rock legends Nexus as the backing band.

"A record which brings together all of the various crucial elements of Argentine rock music: psychedelia, heavy blues, classic rock, and progressive rock.
From the ashes of the mythical Argentine duo Sandhy & Mandhy—who recorded in 1969 the intensely rare and beloved album “Para.

This Italian minor gem from 1976 - the 1st release on the Grog label - is quite scarse, rather unknown and has never been reissued before! The group was formed by ex-Garybaldi drummer Maurizio Cassinelli and the group was Franco Sandi (guitar, vocals)...

This is the first release by a six piece group plus guests who use vocals, guitars, Chapman stick, Moog, bass, saxes, violin, viola, cello, string bass, bass, percussion and drums. What does it sound like? Well, it sounds like many things but it also doesn't sound like anything you've ever heard before in this particular combination. Really smart and clever songs and production. Very modern, very song form and very much its own thing.

"The body of music created by Mandrake Project concocts an...

"People have been bugging us for these for four years. Finally available on CD, remastered from the original tapes with the blessing of EMI Music Canada, this was the second Maneige album released in 1975. Featuring one of the great compositions of...

When ProgQuebec first started, one of my first requests to them was "can you reissue the two Harvest-label Maneige titles"? Maneige had a few periods and styles, but these two albums, their first two, were the most largely orchestrated (the band were a...

Maneige were one of the very best known (and also the very best) Quebecois progresive bands of the 1970s. Founded in 1972 by classically trained musicians, they were a sextet of musicians who played a huge array of instruments, including piano, electri...

Fantastic to see this release by this great, popular-in-their-day-but-now-forgotten Quebecois band. The band were a six piece instrumental band, somewhere between jazz/rock and progressive rock. The musicians played flutes/saxes/piano, mallet percussio...

"People have been bugging us for these for four years. Finally available on CD, remastered from the original tapes with the blessing of EMI Music Canada, this was the first Maneige album released in 1975. It features the side-long track "Le Rafiot" &...

Maneige were one of the very best known (and also the very best) Quebecois progresive bands of the 1970s. Founded in 1972 by classically trained musicians, they were a sextet of musicians who played a huge array of instruments, including...

Mat Maneri - viola
Lucian Ban - piano
John Hébert - bass
Randy Peterson - drums

“Violist/improviser/composer Mat Maneri envisages his music as one of activity in stasis, or motion within stillness. His music continues from the lineage of master improvisers Paul Bley and Paul Motian with a sound that is distinctly his own and developed over years of discovery and practice. Maneri�s new recording, Dust, showcases his stirring playing alongside an ensemble of communicative and...

Mat Maneri viola
Evan Parker soprano and tenor saxofones
Lucian Ban piano
"Over the course of a quarter century career American violist Mat Maneri has “changed the way the jazz world listens to the violin and viola” (AllAboutJazz.com) and has established an international reputation as one of the most original and compelling artists of his generation. Maneri posses an immediately recognizable sound and approach which marries the distinct worlds of jazz and microtonal music in a fluid...

Mat Maneri: viola
Matthew Shipp: piano

Recorded by Jim Clouse on November 13th 2017 at Park West Studios, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Nearly 20 years after their only other duet album, "Gravitational System", Matt and Mat have felt the need to meet again to share and confront their respective musical experiences. To have matured does not mean that they have lost creativity and spontaneity; on the contrary, they can afford to put themselves in danger to push the music further. Control and...


“Warehouse find of the last copies of this long unavailable 2000 release. Light Trigger is studio recordings from 1998 by the duo of Mat Maneri (viola) and Randy Peterson (drums).
"The voicings on this album are incredible, serene, unnervingly beautiful, and at times ponderous with an almost painful deliberateness. The commitment to each other, the push/pull, the complete acceptance, warm/cold simple facts, illuminated prisms floating precariously above a high wire, compassionately sewn...

''Collection of ballads centered on the figure of the woman. Brave and smart or unfaithful and gay these are all figures of the traditional music repertoire. Paola Manfredini-lute, tiorba and voice, presents them as Early Music ballads in a continuity...

This is the second release by this Italian classic-style progressive rock band. The influences of the greats, especially Genesis, hang heavily here; not hugely original, but, man, they do it well! Interestingly, Bernardo Lanzetti, the former vocalist f...

"Seven years after "Licanthrope", all is set for the release of "Microsolco", the highly anticipated new album of new prog band Mangala Vallis.

A long span of time, during which many things have happened such as line-up changes, with the exit...

This is the first album by an Italian band who take their musical cues and inspiration from Genesis and the very best, early Marillion (back when they sounded like Genesis!). Bernardo Lanzetti (who was in P.F.M. and Acqua Fragile) even makes an appeara...

ROBERTO TIRANTI : vocals
GIGI CAVALLI COCCHI : drums and percussions
MIRCO CONSOLINI : electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitar, vocals
NIKY MILAZZO : electric guitar
GIANFRANCO FORNACIARI : keyboards and vocals

“An album that, once again, moves out of the path marked by the previous one, this happens because every creation of the band is the result of an ever changing journey, accelerated , mostly, by the events that occur inside the same band. It happened that the old membe

Anthony Fleury: baritone guitar / organ / voice
Thibault Florent: guitar / organ
Etienne Ziemniak : drums

One long, developing 40’ mass of a album, this is at times comparable a bit with bands like Horse Lords and 75 Dollar Bill. “Erba Spontanea is an adventitious plant, a wild, almost hallucinogenic herb.
The four acts of this 40-minute play are an experience for the body and the senses. In the rumbling of the organ, the clawing of the two guitars and the tireless hammering of

"Mankind Manifesto

Our Weakness is our Strength. Experts at Nothing, We are Fresh and Naïve, Curious and Open to all Discipline, Media, Philosophy or Technique. That said, we have an Opinion on Everything and will Speak it regardless of whether

"Phil Manley, founding member of the pioneering DC-trio Trans Am, and in-demand recording engineer (The Alps, Arp, Mi Ami, Moon Duo, Wooden Shjips) has recorded his debut solo album. Life Coach, a title inspired by Tony Williams Lifetime and Charles Bullen's Lifetones project, is a dynamic collection of instrumental songs composed, performed, and recorded entirely by Phil. While there are reflections of Phil's work in Trans Am, Oneida, The Fucking Champs, and Jonas Reinhardt that a listener familiar...


“At the age of 16 Carl Mann had a national hit. He followed up with another that used the same formula.
By 17 he was an alcoholic.
But he continued to amass an impressive oevre of recordings with many of the same excellent musicians. Rockabilly was a blend of Rock and Roll and Country and Carl Mann was among the best. To say the Sun label attracted and in most cases retained, at least for the key period in the growth of rockabilly, a high level of rock'n'roll talent is an understatement of the...

Manna/Mirage is the ongoing project by former Muffiny mastermind Dave Newhouse. While he’s obviously working towards different ends and also with a variety of different people as he explores these different ends, it’s still very much coming from HIS pen, so fans of the band should also greatly enjoy this release.
“The 4th Manna/Mirage album (Dave Newhouse's on-going series solo project) is now available as a limited edition CD in a Digipack format. It features many guest musicians from the RIO...