Careful with that Gentle Knife, Eugene. They’re Norwegian!

Norway seems to the booming goldmine of Prog these days! Many bands that spin the Prog machine well like; Airbag, Ossicles, Elephant9 and this band, Gentle Knife who tells tall tales of; adventure, danger, journey, exploration, sight and sound in revelations of Prog epics and enlightenment here. With a very Prog album cover the band…

Godsticks…… Emergence…… 2015…….Now

A Prog band from South Wales UK who’s been around since 2008 and is still going strong today. Imaginative and original sounds brought to your Prog ears and their latest offering to the genre, 2015’s “Emergence” keeps with their striving to find new sounds, styles and utilize their influences in inspirational methods to make sure…

Ask The Rabbit and Ye Shall Receive… Fraktal from Argentina

A band who once opened for another one of Argentina’s Prog exports, Bauer, Progressivelyso brings you the band, “Fraktal“. Funny thing about the band’s name too, it’s the same name as my old band I just had kept the letter “C” before the “K” but my band was not as polished as this one is!…

HEY YOU! You’re “Out of Reach” with LizZard

Another power trio band this time hailing from France who bring to the table a gathering of ideas and concepts to create a unique brand of Prog that borders on metal types like Tool and still has the subtlety to bring other forms of Prog to their music with some mellower passages combined with vocals…

Signal to Noise with Andy Jackson’s First Album

It only seems natural that if you engineer Pink Floyd albums that eventually you will release one of your own. Having worked with the Floyd or the Floyd related via solo projects they have done, Andy Jackson has certainly got a lot of influence under his belt to come up with his own ideas and…

DANGER! USER HOSTILE! A Lonely Crowd Warns from Melbourne

Our second offering from the great continent down under, Australia comes this band, “A Lonely Crowd” which is a tongue-in-cheek play on words so their name alone has Prog smeared all over it which is a good start! From the city of Melbourne we find this band’s origins and they’ve been around for a while…

To be as Slick as Julie Slick You Have to be Pretty Slick

You have to be pretty awesome to play in the Adrian Belew Power Trio and Julie Slick is Definitely THAT awesome! A phenomenal bassist and an inspiration to women bass players and musicians all over and to those who want to get in to music and she’s in PROG! A student at Paul Green’s School…

Keith Emerson 1944-2016

Synth Wizard and Keyboardist extraordinaire. Founder of The Nice and one of founders of Emerson, Lake & Palmer has passed away from what TMZ reports as a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Emerson had been dealing with depression from a degenerative nerve disorder for some time in his right hand that has limited…

Ossicles Wants Their Mantlepiece on Yours

Norwegian cousins Sondre and Bastian’s first album, “Mantlepiece” is up and placed on yours and ready for your mind to be expanded yet again as we travel backwards this time since we looked at and thoroughly enjoyed their second record, “Music For Wastelands“. There is something to said about family made music, one can clearly…

Lonely Robot Needs Friends… Nah, He Has Many, it’s Ok

More often than not you will be drawn to an album by its cover art and then you begin to investigate the record further along with the artist and the music associated with it. Sometimes you just know by the image on the cover, eg.Jim Morrison or Jimi Hendrix who it is and you pick…

Earth’s Yellow Sun…..Thanks I Didn’t Know and Do Now!

Local band does good on the Prog Frontier, instrumental style from Toronto. I’ve always found instrumental bands in Prog or any genre for me to be either a hit or miss and rarely in between. I scored this business card with a redemption code on the back of it whilst attending the Steven Wilson concert…