Category Archives: modern prog

Leprous – “Malina”

I got into Leprous right after they released “Bilateral.” The album completely blew me away. The band itself were so tight and the music had plenty of twists and turns. But they also knew the importance of melody. They have … Continue reading

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Von Hertzen Brothers sign worldwide deal with Mascot Records

One of my favorite modern prog bands has signed with Mascot Records. Hopefully, this will lead to great things for the Von Hertzen Brothers! Here’s the press release: Mascot Records are thrilled to announce the signing of one of Finland’s … Continue reading

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Amarok – “Hunt”

Amarok is the prog project of Polish multi-instrumentalist Michał Wojtas. What caught my attention about this album was that Mariusz Duda of Riverside provides vocals on a track, “Idyll.” Needless to say, that track is worth the price of admission … Continue reading

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Tom Slatter – “Happy People”

When last I checked in with my buddy Tom Slatter, he was having problems with alien creatures and other oddities on “Fit the Fourth.” It was a confusing album for a basic American idiot such as myself. But undaunted by … Continue reading

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Il Paradiso degli Orchi – “Il Corponauta”

Il Paradiso degli Orchi are back with their second album “Il Corponauta.” Il Paradiso degli Orchi play a blend of modern prog steeped in Rock Progressivo Italiano. The band are all great musicians and “Il Corponauta” is filled with amazing … Continue reading

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The Mute Gods – “Tardigrades Will Inherit the Earth”

The Mute Gods are back with their second album in just over a year’s time. While I liked parts of their debut “Do Nothing till You Hear from Me,” it had some clear flaws and the song writing was not … Continue reading

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