Tag Archives: Prog

Gentle Giant ~ Three Piece Suite

  While I’m not a Gentle Giant fan, & actually thought that I really dis-liked them, this compilation changes my mind, at least a little bit. The quirkiness of the band is fine, sometimes I like that. The vocals are … Continue reading

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Darryl Way ~ Underground

  It took me a little bit longer again, as I had to digest this 3 CD set of Underground written & performed (violins & keyboards) by Darryl Way. Along with Curved Air founder, Darryl Way, you also have Richard … Continue reading

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NEAL MORSE ~ The Similitude Of A Dream

  The new album from Neal Morse brings you some of the finest musicianship in prog along with christian lyrics. The good thing about Neal Morse, is even if you’re not a christian music lover, you’ll love this anyway. The … Continue reading

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Gary Wilson ~ Let’s Go To Outer Space

  This eclectic album reminded me of Frank Zappa within the first few words. It’s kind of quirky, just like Zappa’s work. This is a Space Rock Opera of sorts. It tells a story of Space, romance, monsters, mannequins, & … Continue reading

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King Crimson ~ Heroes EP

  This EP from KING CRIMSON, titled “Heroes”, is a live release with only 4 songs. It starts off with David Bowie’s “Heroes” in which Robert Fripp performed on the hit from David Bowie. Also included are live versions of … Continue reading

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The Tangent ~ The Slow Rust Of Forgotten Machinery

  I am a big fan of the Tangent. As I’ve noticed over the years, their music goes in peaks & valleys. This album falls between the peak & the valley. Certainly not a bad album, also, not a great … Continue reading

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Gentle Knife ~ Clock Unwound

  This album, by Norwegian Progressive Rock guys (& gals), with 11 members, is chock full of changes. CLOCK UNWOUND starts off real slow with an intro with piano & horns (trumpet?) then jumps right into a big progressive song … Continue reading

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