Post Tagged with: "Progressive Rock"

Todd Rundgren – At the BBC: 1972-1982 (2014)

Todd Rundgren – At the BBC: 1972-1982 (2014)

‘At the BBC’ finds Todd Rundgren in a particularly fizzy moment, as he moves from classic pop structures to prog and then into psychedelia.

Tony Levin on King Crimson’s latest bold move: “Truly ‘progressive’ progressive rock”

Tony Levin on King Crimson’s latest bold move: “Truly ‘progressive’ progressive rock”

Tony Levin talks about King Crimson’s remarkable propensity for rebirth, and what might be next.

Deep Purple – Live in Verona (2014)

Deep Purple – Live in Verona (2014)

This isn’t just another evening of string-laden songcraft from Deep Purple; it’s a big-bang moment for the group’s next era.

Leon Alvarado with Trey Gunn + Jerry Marotta – 2014: Music from an Expanded Universe (2014)

Leon Alvarado with Trey Gunn + Jerry Marotta – 2014: Music from an Expanded Universe (2014)

Leon Alvarado makes another stop on a deeply intriguing journey through prog’s past, but with a modern twist.

Burnt Belief (Porcupine Tree’s Colin Edwin + Jon Durant) – Etymology (2014)

Burnt Belief (Porcupine Tree’s Colin Edwin + Jon Durant) – Etymology (2014)

‘Etymology’ by Burnt Belief, featuring Porcupine Tree’s Colin Edwin and Jon Durant, is as good as you can get with downtempo music.

Thank You Scientist – Maps of Non-Existent Places (2012; 2014 reissue)

Thank You Scientist – Maps of Non-Existent Places (2012; 2014 reissue)

Thank You Scientist more than deserves a second audition; don’t miss out this time.

Fire! Orchestra directed by Mats Gustafsson – Enter (2014)

Fire! Orchestra directed by Mats Gustafsson – Enter (2014)

A prog-leaning album that is noisy, experimental and brave.

Something Else! sneak peek: MoeTar, “Regression to the Mean” from Entropy of the Century (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: MoeTar, “Regression to the Mean” from Entropy of the Century (2014)

Does a song have to be repetitive and elementary to work? MoeTar says: No.

One Track Mind: Mats/Morgan, “Rubber Sky” (2014)

“Rubber Sky” is an example of this wonderful trait of Mats/Morgan, who merrily obliterate fences put up in music not just across genres, but across age groups as well.

‘That really stumped me': Inside the improvisational sessions for Pink Floyd’s ‘Great Gig in the Sky’

‘That really stumped me': Inside the improvisational sessions for Pink Floyd’s ‘Great Gig in the Sky’

It took a little talent, and a lot of luck, for Pink Floyd’s “Great Gig in the Sky” to come together.