DEUTSCH ROCK and The Birth of Experimental Sound

So, Die Deutsch Rock Szene, we’ve covered it before, discussed it, referenced it and even become a part of it but what is it and how did it affect the whole Prog Rock movement or at least a good part of it? Personally I love, LOVE it because it’s so avant-garde and beyond left field…

Progcore Radio – Canadian Based, Globally Heard Awesomeness!!

Ahhh Montréal, the province next door to mine and home of amazing food (the bagels!), jazz festivals, Olympic Stadium, car racing and Progcore Radio!!! Based in the heart of the Quebec province lies a wonderful city with an amazing night life and tourism that rivals many other cities around the world for its beauty, grand…

The Sentinel’s Marvelous Kaleidoscope

Ladies and Gentlemen, for your listening pleasure we bring to you a wonderful radio show that comes to us from the University of Guelph here in Ontario where we try to get Prog out as much as possible but in North America it can be a little more difficult to do so but with much…

Obscured by Scott and the Secrets Beyond the Temple

If you had to submerge your self in to history, time and space you would come across the music of Scott Lawlor. A man no stranger to the world of; Prog, Ambient, Experimental and certainly to the ethereal mind of sound. Inspired by the early albums of The Pink Floyd Scott has brought his mastery…

Cunning Mantrap…Interesting Name to an Interesting Album

The double helix and the album title, Hazmat certainly make you question what kind of album are you about to venture in to here? Cunning Mantrap hails from Köln, the fourth largest city in Germany and going by their name I had not expected to find that it was an all guy band. Sure I…

Further Up and Further In… to Canada!

To celebrate Progressivelyso’s 100th post we bring you, Twilight Fields from North Bay, Ontario! I thought what better way to commemorate this with some home grown talent! Featuring from the Gateless Gate/Khan Tengri – Allister Thompson who you should check out his other material for want of Ethereal/Ambient/Krautrock/Kosmische passages that will blow your mind just…

!!Experience the OddsFiche Sound!!

  Hey all, well I have this wee post about what I’m doing musically then it’s back to basics and doing reviews for you!  Got caught up with all the recording and playing live etc which I will share with you now! Very chuffed with how things have turned out so far! So, for want…

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…

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,…