Tag: Progressive Rock
Taken from the Cleopatra Release, Ultima Thule.
Joff Winks and Matt Baber of Sanguine Hum join me for an in-depth conversation about their latest release, a deluxe, expanded reissue of their obscure, proto-Sanguine Hum album, 2007’s Songs For Days.
These seven songs capture a teenage Keith Emerson at the start of what would become a tremendous career.
A full concert of vintage Tangerine Dream in their prime, now reissued officially.
Progressive composer Keith Emerson’s diversions into soundtrack work are neatly compiled into a three-volume box set.
This reissue of French progressive-rockers Heldon sounded futuristic then, sounds contemporary today, and is an enjoyable collection of instrumental sounds.
One of the more interesting trends of the 1970s was the development of the “farewell residency,” when bands would end their run with a series of shows, which would result in the the release of a final concert album. Thus was the case for Welsh-based Man, a band that had specialized in an enjoyable blend… Read More ›
Okay, so where has this record been hiding? Paul Nelson was a young man of musical ambition, a nerd-like love for computers, and, apparently, Tangerine Dream and other prog-rock records. He recorded this, his lone album, and it’s a shame he didn’t make more. First things first: skip over the first song, “Automated Man,” as… Read More ›
If one were feeling sarcastic, one might suggest that Honky, progressive keyboardist Keith Emerson‘s solo album from 1981, should have been titled Prog-Rockers in Paradise. While Honky is far from a Jimmy Buffett-style affair, it most certainly isn’t the austere, almost solemn affair of Emerson’s work with Emerson, Lake & Palmer; if anything, the record… Read More ›
In 1996, veteran guitarist Steve Hackett fulfilled a long-standing desire to perform in Japan, so he put together a five-piece band of friends from his past, with a two-fold purpose. Not only would he be performing with mates, but the band would take excursions into their individual pasts, including visits to his work with Genesis… Read More ›