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Kot Kot Oduvanchik N
i pni Aguirre 2022
"Kot Kot" is Lena Filatova, a sound artist from Karelia, North-West Russia, now based in Germany.
Set Break: over “Chelsea Hotel Room 625 (Vision's Fugitives Alt Mix)” by Sensations Fix
Karelia Visa Silence Records 1999
Hedningarna ("The Heathens") are a Swedish band with Finnish vocalists. For this release, they travelled to Karelia in NW Russia, formerly part of Finland, to learn about their regional folk music.
Jaga Jazzist Tomita
Pyramid Brainfeeder 2020
Norwegian 9-piece instrumental band that started out in Tønsberg (a small town outside Oslo).
Interface Cobra 1977
Heldon is a progressive/space rock band from Paris, formed in 1974 and led by Richard Pinhas.
Alan Gowen Above and Below
Before a Word Is Said Europa 1982
Canterbury supergroup: Alan Gowen (keyboards), Phil Miller (guitar), Richard Sinclair (bass & vocals), and Trevor Tomkins (drums). Recorded shortly before Alan Gowen died of leukemia in 1981 (age 33).
Set Break: over “Waiting For The Sun” by Univers Zéro
Robin Trower About to Begin
Bridge of Sighs (Remastered) Chrysalis Records 1974
British guitar player born on 9 March 1945 in Catford, London. He played with Procol Harum throughout 1967–1971 before he started a solo career under his own name.
Trey Anastasio Band with Derek Trucks Dark And Down
Lockn Festival s/r 2019
The Lockn Festival is in Central Virginia.
Woodenhead B7 (Live)
Live at Chickie Wah Wah Woodenhead 2019
Woodenhead was formed at Loyola University in New Orleans in 1975, and still active as of 2019 when they recorded this concert at 'Chickie Wah Wah', celebrating the band's 43rd year.
Set Break: over “Tuchi” by Kot Kot
Eros Soleil Zeuhl 2000
Dün is a progressive rock/Zeuhl/RIO band from Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France, that was formed in 1976 under the name of Dune. The band split up in 1983 after recording one LP.
(A limited pressing of 1000, the LP was sold only at their shows and became quite rare until the kind folks at Soleil Atreides reissued it on CD in 2000 - with bonus tracks!)
Here is their LP propped up there on stage.
Raccomandata Ricevuta Ritorno Su Una Rupe
Per... Un Mondo Di Cristallo WM Italy 1972
Raccomandata Ricevuta Di Ritorno (often abbreviated RRR) was a progressive rock band original from Roma, founded in 1972. In typical Rock Progressivo Italiano fashion, they released one great LP, and promptly disappeared. Like many great RPI albums, it drew its sound from many contrasting styles: hard rock, jazz, classical, melodic pastoral and even eastern influences.
Boud Deun Sleeping Again
Fiction and Several Days EHP 1994
Virginia based instrumental quartet with influences of Mahavishnu Orchestra and Dixie Dregs. They existed from 1994-1998.
Kanda Bongo Man Amour fou
Amour Fou (Crazy Love) Hannibal 1987
Kanda Bongo Man (born 1955 in Inongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo) is a Congolese soukous musician. His solo career only started to take off after moving to Paris in 1979, where his music started to incorporate elements of then-vibrant zouk music (originating in the French West Indies). Many of his musicians later moved on to start their own solo careers. Most notable of these was guitarist Diblo Dibala.
Homey Sumerian Records 2017
Math rock group from San Diego, founded in 2008.
Set Break: over “Stop It!” By K. Leimer
Henry Cow Ruins
Unrest (Remastered) Virgin 1974
🧦 British avantgarde/art-rock group, founded in May 1968 at Cambridge University by multi-instrumentalists Fred Frith and Tim Hodgkinson. They were one of the main founders of the "Rock-In-Opposition" movement.
Ut Gret Friend Of The Cow
Time Of The Grets ZNR 1994
"Ʊt ꮐƦΞƫ" is a self-described pan-idiomatic musical ensemble from Louisville, Kentucky., with their own (widely disputed) mythology. They play an angular avant-prog with elements of rock, jazz, classical, zeuhl, world musics and minimalism to build their musical landscape. https://utgret1.bandcamp.com
This is their debut from 1994.
Maneige La belle et la bête
Libre service - Self-Service ProgQuébec 1978
Progressive rock and fusion jazz band from Québec, founded in 1972.
Happy Family The Picture Book - X Rated
Toscco Cuneiform Records 1997
Happy Family is an instrumental progressive rock/fusion/Zeuhl band from Tokyo, formed in 1987.
Mörglbl Streets and Traps
Toons Tunes from the Past Free Electric Sound 2008
Mörglbl is a French fusion band founded in 1997. Guitarist Christophe Godin describes band's music as 'power-jazz-metal instrumental music'.
The original cover from their debut LP in 1998. "Toons Tunes From The Past" is a reissue of their first 2 LPs.
Set Break: over “Any Minute” by Steve Tibbetts
Man Wu, DJ Tamara, Abel Domingues & Stuart Dempster Full Circle: Bamboo Dreams
Man Wu: From a Distance - Pipa Music Naxos 2003
Wu Man 吴蛮 (1963, Hangzhou, Zhejiang) is a Chinese pipa and ruan player and composer. Wu came to the United States in 1990 at the age of 25.
David Fiuczynski Meditacion
Planet Microjam Rare Noise Records 2012
David Fiuczynski (born March 5, 1964) is an American contemporary jazz guitarist, best known as the leader of the Screaming Headless Torsos and David Fiuczynski's KiF, and as a member of Hasidic New Wave. He has played on more than 95 albums as a session musician, band leader, or band member. In 2012 he started Planet MicroJam, an institute exploring the use of microtones in jazz, ethnic folk and other contexts.
McGill Manring Stevens I Am Totally Controlled By Radar
Controlled By Radar FREE ELECTRIC SOUND 2002
Scott McGill (guitar), Michael Manring (bass), Vic Stevens (drums).
Liminal Season of Mist 2013
Prog Metal band, founded in Tilburg, Netherlands in 1997 - Disbanded in 2017.
Set Break: over “Tales Of The Near Future (Clairvoyance)” by Jon Hassell & Farafina
Juan Antonio De Blas Chunga's Revenge
Unmatched Absolutely Five & Sex Tributo A Zappa V/A Hall Of Fame Records 2002
The identity of "Juan Antonio De Blas" is a mystery. He has no other recordings under that name besides this one song found on this double disc. Internet searches using this name lead only to a martial arts teacher and author.