Dream 3 From Sleep by Max Richter

Originally posted on Tim Cox:
Acclaimed Britsh composer Max Richter has written a new landmark recording: SLEEP is 8 hours long – the equivalent of a night’s rest – and is actually and genuinely intended to send the listener to sleep. “It’s an eight-hour lullaby,” says its composer, Max Richter. The ground-breaking new work is…

OddsFiche Gives His Guitar a Gerd Arntz Makeover

Hey All ! So while I am working on some new reviews for you to read and take in some new sounds I decided to get created with my guitar that has no fretboard that I play some of my music with and gave it a makeover that I’m pretty proud of I have to…

OddsFiche Debut to Few But It Was a Grand Performance!

Hey All !   So my debut performance as OddsFiche at the Open Studio Art Cafe in Pickering, Ontario went over quite well ! Played to a small group of people, family and friends with a better than I though reception because well…. I wasn’t sure how my music would have gone over! There’s a few…

Yeah…. Couldn’t Wait : )

So I couldn’t wait any further last night and finished off my 3rd album so I could get back in to doing reviews! So here’s the link to it along with the other albums for those of you who really want something VERY different to listen to ! In reverse order from the latest and…

Please Stand By and In the Meantime….

Hello everyone, Progressivelyso has been on a slight hiatus with the writing as recording sessions has eaten up a lot of time!  BUT I am working on a new album review for you all to read and it will be out soon!  But in the meantime here’s the four videos from my current album, Ninth…

Shameless Promotion Time

Hello all, hope your weekend has been pleasant and full of happy stuff!  lol     So it’s shameless promotion time again.   A few blogs back I put out the links to my music on the http://www.archive.org site and now you can find the start of the Progressivelyso/OddsFiche YouTube channel where I will be…

10 More Classic International Prog-Rock Albums

Originally posted on Make Your Own Taste:
A follow-up to my first post on the plethora of great international prog-rock recordings available to the enthusiast. Read the first piece for the preamble. (NOTE: Since I remain on a hiatus, I adapted these reviews from ones that I wrote for a prog fansite years ago. Every…

Plan “b” is not from Outer Space, it’s from Erth

  So, when someone says Costa Rica to you, what comes to mind? Naturally; coffee, Central America, rugged terrain, lush jungle atmosphere and Mesoamerican culture to name but a few of the many attributes of the country. But it also has a Prog scene that is growing down there and spreading throughout Central to South…

Forget Them Walking, The Zombie Picnic is Much More Fun

From the Grand Emerald Isle comes Zombie Picnic, the self proclaimed “four-piece Prog rock plot against humanity” hailing from Limerick, Ireland and bringing us their album, “A Suburb of Earth”. So what does one think of when Ireland comes to mind? Of course the typical and usual fare: Leprechauns, Potato famines, Mrs. Brown’s Boys, U2,…

D(((O)))(((O)))M……. ‘Nuff Said from Scotland

So a couple of mates in Scotland who played World of Warcraft when they discovered they have similar tastes in music and now have been doing albums for some time now and their seventh release, (((WHITE NOISE))) shows them not slowing down in the slightest. The Prog marquee facets a great many styles under its…

No Need for Painkillers, Eveline’s Dust Brings The Painkeeper from Italy

Italy; one of the classic romantic languages, land of addictive cuisine, steeped in history and lavish architecture and home to a great many Prog bands over the years. A country that has seen so many different faces grace it’s political halls over the centuries, armies that have conquered lands far and wide and nowadays they…

Coming Soon and In the Meantine…..

COMING SOON to a Progressivelyso reading near you!   Eveline’s Dust from Italy and Scotland’s Boobs of Doom and many more bands to read about! For now here’s a couple of shameless promotion links for you to check out…. From a site called the Internet Archive, an amazing place to get pretty much everything under the…