Category Archives: avant garde

Fervent Send – “(C:)rePROGram”

Jon DuBose is the mastermind behind the prog collective known as Fervent Send. Jon is also a very good friend of mine. Now before you say, “no way can Rob be honest when reviewing his friends’ music,” let me point … Continue reading

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Lunar Cape – “Just Lunatics”

Sometimes during the course of listening to music with the intent to review it, it becomes apparent that what you are listening to just isn’t for you. It can be easy to want to simply hit eject, but the challenge … Continue reading

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ARCADEA (MASTODON, ZRUDA, WITHERED) SIGN WITH RELAPSE RECORDS; NEW ALBUM OUT JUNE 16TH

This should be interesting for sure. It’s Brann’s turn for a side project. Check out the press release below: April 19, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA – Hailing from the fringes of the cosmos, Arcadea, will make their arrival known … Continue reading

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Sleeping in Traffic – “Feminism”

Despite their name, Sleeping in Traffic sound nothing like Beardfish. Rather this Edmonton, Alberta band sound more like their fellow countrymen Protest the Hero, albeit with a sax in the mix of things. Their overall style is the same careening … Continue reading

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Chromb! – “1000”

Upon first listen of Chromb!’s “1000”, I turned off my CD player. The overall quirk and molasses-thick avant-garde zaniness on display was just a bit too much for me. Although an ardent fan of the vast catalog of Patton projects, I … Continue reading

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code – “Lost Signal”

There are bands that truly define what being progressive is all about. code is one of those bands. They began life as a black metal band and evolved into the prog rock band they are today. Unlike bands like Opeth, … Continue reading

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