HodgeProg!

Thought I would give you all a little something of a collection of a few bands that I have come across that have either only done a one off track, side projects or just emerged in the genre with a demo or Ep being released to date, so welcome to HodgeProg! With all the accessibility…

Ein Paar Worte Uber Die Deutsche Prog Band, Traumhaus

Wilkommen und Guten Tag! Wie gehts? Alles klar? Since we are on the topic recently of German bands I was inspired to stick with the setting and continue on with bands from Deutschland and this time one that doesn’t sing in English! “Traumhaus” (Dream House), evolving out of band called “Zweeback” in the early/mid 90’s…

Steven Wilson, 4 1/2; Album Review

One of my favourite voices in Prog Rock, Steven Wilson. Having seen him for the first time live last March at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto I was blown away by his stage presence, humour, theatrics, music and his love for what he does. He returns to Toronto, Tuesday, March 1st at Massey Hall,…

U.K. Prog Band, WHITEWATER, at a glance

  This is a great band from¬†Tewkesbury, UK, Whitewater has now four releases under their belt and each one is a brilliant facet of their work and efforts in the world of Prog. The track above is from the Lp of the same name, “Obscured By The Sun“. Lengthy and PROGarific to the edge of…

Seven Second Circle — One Last Song from the Divide Ep

With great thanks to Thom and the band for sending me a copy of their Divide Ep which contains five songs but one of them is the treat here, a song called “Incomplete” that is not on their debut album. This song was from their days as the band, Henry’s Child in the 90’s but…

Australian Prog Band, Myriad – Quietude Album Review

  This 2013 release came in to my lap today and I found a four song album/Ep of Australian Prog Rock, a first for me. Most Prog bands I have encountered outside of Europe, the UK and North America have been either South American (Bauer) or South African (Albinobeach) so this was an absolute treat…