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Personel: Alípio C. Neto (ts), Ben Stapp (tba), Herb Robertson (t), Ken Filiano (b), Michael T. A. Thompson (d)

"In just the last few years of working and living in Lisbon, Brazilian saxophonist and composer Alípio Neto has flowered, if you...

Larry Coryell (guitars), Pete Jacobsen (keyboards), Ted Emmett (trumpet), Steve Clarke (drums), Wolfgang Schmidt, Chris Lawrence, Laurence Cottle, Jack Bruce (bass)

Network includes: Scen Olafson (vocals); Steve Topping, Keith More, Tim Crowther, Ian Aitken (guitar); Jan Hammer (keyboards); Algy Ward (bass); Steve Clarke (drums).

"L.N.C." was recorded in 1996 and features a more rock oriented sound from...

Tim Crowther-guitar, Ted Emmet-trumpet, Steve Franklin-keyboards, Hugh Hopper-bass, Steve Clarke-drums.

"1994 saw the band return to a one off improvised album with Soft Machine Bassist Hugh Hopper, while the preparations for the mammoth L.N.C...

All 3 motorik classics by this fabulous German duo of Klaus Dinger & Michael Rother (both fresh from their short stint in Kraftwerk 1971). Guitars, bass, simple electronics & drumming all combine into stunning trance classics. Nicely & newly remastered...

The third and last motorik classic by this fabulous German duo of Klaus Dinger & Michael Rother (both fresh from their short stint in Kraftwerk 1971). Guitars, bass, simple electronics & drumming all combine into stunning trance classics...

These are the three motorik classics + the lesser ‘86’ release + 50 years of ‘much more’ by this fabulous German duo of Klaus Dinger & Michael Rother (both fresh from their short stint in Kraftwerk 1971).
Guitars, bass, simple electronics & drumming all combine into stunning trance classics. They are every bit as good as the hype.
IF you don’t already have these, they are essential and the extras are fun and it isn’t a bad price [if you bought the three classic original CDs separately, it...

"There were three great beats in the 70 s: Fela Kuti s Afrobeat, James Brown s Funk, and Klaus Dinger's NEU!"-Brian Eno

"NEU! 86 was recorded and mixed between October 1985 and April 1986 at Grandfunk Studio, Düsseldorf, Germany, Dinerland...

Pretty darn good guitar/bass/drums power trio by guitarist Ronnie and friends from East Haven, CT. "Sweat Hog is a musically in depth album but not to the point where it is too complicated and over worked. It is a very rare thing these days to hear a...

Two musicians from the glory days of Tangerine Dream meet up and capture some of the old magic, but not in a retro way.

“Neuland started the way many long overdue projects do: with Paul Haslinger and Peter Baumann asking themselves, "Why isn't there anything out there like this?" In their case, that meant a deeply immersive debut album that's respectful of their roots in Tangerine Dream but exists on it's own astral plane.
Far more restless than most ambient records, the pair's self-titled...

"Mani Neumeier has been at the helm of Germany's legendary Krautrock group Guru Guru for over 35 years and for 20 of those years he's been working on Sketches, his first solo album. Sketches is an absolutely sacred collage of rare field recordings...

Includes the wonderfully titled song, "Go Ahead, Oren".

"Drummer legend Mani Neumeier meets up with guitar extraordinaire Oren Ambarchi and others. "Smoking the Contracts" consists of two extended tracks recorded live in Melbourne in 2007 and...


"A damn good one-million-euro question: Who was the first German musician to have his likeness displayed at the Tokyo Wax Museum? Answer: Mani Neumeier, founder and drummer of the legendary Krautrock band Guru Guru. And how come? Simple: The Japanese...

"Ceremonies Out Of The Air is the premiere double-length solo album of virtuoso Philadelphia-based saxophonist Keir Neuringer. Consisting of five extended improvisations performed before an invited audience in August 2013, the album presents the....

Keir Neuringer - saxophone
Shayna Dulberger - bass
Julius Masri - drums

“Dromedaries II presents four improvisations moving between 10 and 13 minutes. Opening improvisation ‘Both’ starts from a theme played by the bassist and repeated over. Drummer Masri joins by playing maniacal shifting patterns and on top Neuringer plays extended lines that quickly become increasingly intense. In the second part, the drummer is in the forefront with sequences of repeated patterns that gradually..

“One could call Michel Huygen the father of cosmic music in Spain. Over 40 years after founding the groundbreaking electronic music group, Neuronium, the Belgian-born keyboardist and synthesist has released over 40 albums with the band, solo, or in collaboration with other artists including Vangelis and Tangerine Dream. His standing is as the world's preeminent ambient music artist, not only remaining influential for his past work, but vibrant and progressive in his latest recordings. He is the patriarch...

"A few years before Neuschwanstein conceived their masterpiece "Battlement" (to many, including myself, one of the best symphonic prog albums ever from Germany), the band had already written an album-worthy set of tracks that, together, made the concept o

"Bizarre modern compositions for player piano by the notorious cult musician Nondor Nevai! An overload of notes cascading and careening in and out of fields of total madness! An archival release of works for player piano by longtime musical saboteur...




One of the most interesting and inside / outside ‘radical’ series of releases in the very early 80s were the handiwork of English dub producer Adrian Sherwood. Here are some of his most popular and most recognized releases!

“An anthology set of the group that launched the On-U Sound label with the first album and single, New Age Steppers were a collective with an evolving line-up, built around the driving forces of Ari Up (The Slits) and producer Adrian Sherwood. Their records featured...

"The New Alchemy is all about Swedish artists Per Svensson and Ebbot Lundberg making dark, intricate, swirling rock psychedelia. Ebbot Lundberg and Per Svensson had started their careers as artists at the legendary Radium 226.05 in Gothenburg during the swinging 1980s. Per was releasing sound art and poetry and Ebbot was the lead singer of Union Carbide Productions at that time. During the following decades, both guys have been developing their art; Per continuing on as a solo artist and Ebbot as....

"This is quite an impressive recording for a new group, immediately meriting praise simply for the high level of technical execution involved. The written aspects of the music, quite apparent due at least to stylistic design, are rendered in a manner that is quite impossible without sufficient rehearsal and the kind of true dedication such a commitment demands. Sadly enough, there are many more performances of this type of avant garde compositions than there are well-rehearsed performances, a fact that...


Steve Swell - Trombone
Roy Campbell Jr - Trumpet
Aaron Martin - Alto Sax
Edward Ricart - Guitar
Jason Ajemian - Bass
Vattel Cherry - Bass
Sam Lohman - Drums
Andrew Barker - Drums

Nice, all-star, improvising cast


with Susie Ibarra and Pauline Oliveros, among others.

"The New Dawn's There's A New Dawn has been hailed as one of the rarest and best psych albums to come out of the late '60s and early '70s. Fuzz guitar, minor-chord organ dirges, tender vocals and monumental bass are the calling cards of this private...


Improvising group featuring Elliot Levin (vocals, saxes, flute) & Rick Iannacone (vocals, guitar), both of whom have played with Keith Macksoud (Present) and Paul Sears (Muffins) in Thee Maximalists along with Steve Testa (bass) and John Testa (drums)...

Guitarist/midi guitarist Hewins performs in an unusual duo with Battacharjee, an actor & musician. Here Battarajee performs on voice, drum & midi devices. An amalgam of these two musicians & their respective (& quite different) backgrounds, bringing together Indian & European influences. Sometimes reminsicent of Peace One/Peace Two from McLaughlin's My Goal's Beyond.

This 1969 British Verve release is one of the very, very rarest UK jazz releases that exists that has not ever been reissued until now. Filled with great players, this is an essential purchase for anyone into the Brit-jazz scene. Only 1,000 copies made and includes a 12 page booklet with notes and archival images. Highly recommended.

"Reissued for the first time, The New Jazz Orchestra's 1968 release 'Le Déjeuner Sur L'Herbe' features key players in modern British jazz including Henry Lowther...

''Following the astounding Melt Zonk Rewire, Tzadik is reissuing the out-of-print first album by San Francisco's New Klezmer Trio. Masks And Faces is a modern Jewish classic, presenting avant garde reinterpretations of traditional tunes and new composi...

''The second album by the CA-based New Klezmer Trio presents avant-garde reinterpretations of traditional tunes and new compositions expanding the Klezmer tradition.'' With Ben Goldberg - clarinet, Dan Seamans - bass, Kenny Wollesen - drums. [Tzadik]

''This long-awaited third CD by the legendary New Klezmer Trio is pure pleasure. Their first two CDs, released in 1990 and 1995 respectively have long been Tzadik favorites, combining elements of jazz and improvisation with the Jewish tradition in ways...

This, fairly obviously, contains both Concerto Grosso albums by the New Trolls from 1971 & 1976 respectively. The first Concerto was an early highlight of the melding of rock music and the classics in Italian progrock. "The New Trolls'...

"Searching for a Land was the third record for New Trolls and also the first double LP featuring hard rock ever released in Italy. Being recorded after the huge success of “Concerto Grosso”, it is entirely sung in English, in order to sell also to...

New Trolls were a long lived Italian band who started with pop leanings and turned into a more progressive rock type band. Somewhere along the way, the band split apart when three members left to form Ibis. Guitarist Vittorio DeScalzi then formed this ...

Classic, 1972, heavy-organ and piano, almost progressive hard rock-styled release from this quintessential Italian progressive outfit. The heavy sound here led to a cleavage in the band, with half of the band working as N.T. Atomic System for a while...

"La Leggenda New Trolls consists of four historic members of the original New Trolls’ line-up (Gianni Beleno, Giorgio D’Adamo, Vittorio De Scalzi and Nico Di Palo) plus Andrea Maddalone (guitars, choirs) and Francesco Bellia (choirs). Together with...

A new, excellent, progressive/symphonic rock album from one of the longest lived (on and off) Italian progressive bands, who can trace their history back to the late 60s! Why they feel the need/are forced to now record as "UT New Trolls" is something known only to the lawyers. But it's them and it's good!
Gianni Belleno (ex The New Trolls) / drums, vocals
Maurizio Salvi (ex The New Trolls) / Hammond, keyboards, choir
Stefano Genti / keyboards, vocals
Claudio Cinquegrana / guitar, choir..

Well, you reform, put out a very good album, and, of course, you play some concerts which are captured for CD/DVD release. That's how it goes.
This is a concert recording of a very good new release from old Italian favorites; one of the longest lived (on and off) Italian progressive bands, who can trace their history back to the late 60s! Why they feel the need/are forced to now record as "UT New Trolls" is something known only to the lawyers. But it's them and it's good!

"This album collects the trilogy of Concerto Grosso: the first known "Concert Grosso for New Trolls", first released in 1971, "Concerto Grosso No. 2", first released in 1976, and the recent "Concerto Grosso # 3", from 2013 - all composed by maestro...

Great, new, progressive/symphonic rock album from one of the longest lived (on and off) Italian progressive bands, who can trace their history back to the late 60s!

While not the most famous of Italian progressive bands, the musicians in New...

The three players of New Winds (Robert Dick-flutes, J.D. Parran-saxes & Ned Rothenberg-reeds) are some of the of the finest reed/horn players around. [Victo]

The three players of New Winds (Robert Dick-flutes, Herb Robertson-trumpet/flugehorn & Ned Rothenberg-reeds) are some of the of the finest reed/horn players around. [Victo]

“An absolute gem of an album that is of great historical importance.... Both elemental and sophisticated, this is an invaluable document of an ephemeral outfit – that made a nonetheless invaluable contribution to the cannon of small group jazz, be it mainstream or avant-garde, or the space in between.” – Kevin Le Gendre/Jazzwise, October, 2010. This release is truly a remarkable archival find! Formed in the summer of 1964, although the New York Art Quartet existed for...