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Corima, USA

News: The band are active, and playing some "CD new release" shows, some 8 months after the release. That's a good sign! I managed to get some notes down for the new album as well. See UMR link below.

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Location: Los Angeles (formed in El Paso, Texas)

Overview: For my tastes, perhaps the best Zeuhl group since the glory days of Eskaton!

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Vespero, Russia

News: Vespero is still very active and have two new LP's out, or coming out soon, as part of their Liventure series. No word on a new studio album.
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Location: Astrakhan

Overview: Vespero are a space rock band from Astrakhan, a city on the northern shore of the Caspian Sea in Southern Russia, near the border of Kazakhstan. So, in effect, miles from anything familiar. And yet there are few bands today - or perhaps none - that have captured the European spirit of space rock, Krautrock, and progressive rock like Vespero has. Their music is at once exotic, and yet familiar. Somewhere between Korai Orom, Ole Lukkoye, Hidria Spacefolk, 60's Pink Floyd, Can, Ash Ra Tempel, and a yet-to-be-identified group from Kazakhstan.

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