Author Archives: Ryan Good

About Ryan Good

Formerly: Host of "Strong PROGress", college radio music program Director of Loud Rock Department WSUM in Madison, WI On-Air Host 105.5 WMMM in Madison, WI Drums/songwriter/vocals Runga Kutta Host "So Jam Good" in Nekoosa, WI

Entheos – “Dark Future”

Entheos have followed-up their 2016 debut CD with “Dark Future,” released November 11, 2017 on Spinefarm Records. Less than 18 months between two full-length CDs you ask? Chaney Crabb (vocals), Navene Koperweis (drums, ex-Animals as Leaders, Animosity), and Evan Brewer … Continue reading

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Innerspace – “Rise”

Canadian Progressive rockers Innerspace have released their sophomore recording “RISE” and it’s a grower. If you are reading this website, you probably know what a “grower” is. In case you are unaware, it’s a recording that at first is somewhat … Continue reading

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Pyramaze – “Contingent”

When it comes to music reviews, I believe that the following disclaimer is a double-edge sword: “I don’t normally listen to this genre.” Why would that matter? Maybe that would let me off the hook if I gave Pyramaze’s new … Continue reading

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Slyde – “Back Again” EP

Being totally unfamiliar with Slyde, I have to make comparisons to launch this review of the “Back Again” EP. “Fading” opens with metallic guitar chording reminiscent of Leprous, but then bust into double-time metal in the Coheed vein. I also … Continue reading

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Dolcetti – “Arriver”

Whimsical yet serious, melodically surprising and rhythmically challenging are the phrases that immediately come to mind while listening to the sophmore recording of Italy’s Dolcetti, entitled “Arriver.” The guitar stylings of Gianni Rojatti, to my ears, are steeped in the … Continue reading

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Dysrhythmia – “The Veil of Control”

My first exposure to Dysrhythmia was when they played before Intronaut and Cynic back in 2009. I was not prepared for what I was witnessing; it was a simple trio but the sounds they were making were chaotic and dense, … Continue reading

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Aisles – “Hawaii”

I found out about Chilean prog rock group Aisles’ new recording “Hawaii” by doing normal internet stuff: searching Bandcamp for progressive rock bands, reading Twitter, having that circle of friends constantly on the lookout for new music. Ideas to consider … Continue reading

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