Category Archives: modern prog

Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 13

So maybe 13 is an unlucky number after all. It’s been a while since I did one of these columns. I’ve done a few feature reviews but I haven’t heard enough good albums to cull into one of these columns. … Continue reading

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Jolly – “Family”

It’s been 6 years since I last heard anything from (the Incredible?) Jolly. After their promising two part album series “The Audio Guide to Happiness,” the band went the Patreon route (not a route that I am into) to work … Continue reading

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Pattern-Seeking Animals – “Pattern-Seeking Animals”

Is the self titled debut album by Pattern-Seeking Animals really just a Spock’s Beard album in disguise? You could certainly argue that. The band is composed of two current members of Spock’s Beard, singer Ted Leonard and bassist Dave Meros, … Continue reading

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Daniel Tompkins – “Castles”

The voice you’ve heard in the bands TesseracT and White Moth Black Butterfly now has an album bearing his own name. Daniel Tompkins’ solo debut is called Castles. While the term castle may conjure up an image of a fortress, … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 11

Allegaeon has somehow survived lack of finances and band turnover to release great album after great album. “Apoptosis” is their last and one of their greatest. The first big change was vocalist Riley McShane who stepped in on 2016’s “Proponent … Continue reading

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Bjørn Riis – “A Storm Is Coming”

Airbag guitarist Bjørn Riis is back with his third full length album, “A Storm Is Coming.” Riis has been really busy with his solo career the last few years, releasing the EP “Coming Home” last year. His solo work has … Continue reading

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Katatonia celebrate 10th anniversary of “Night Is The New Day” with exclusive live EU shows, deluxe edition of album

Katatonia are back! At least for a limited time doing a short EU tour to honor the 10th Anniversary of their classic album “Night is the New Day.” Here is the press release: “The umbral machinery known as Katatonia is … Continue reading

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