Category Archives: modern prog

GEPH – “Apophenia”

What do you get when you add two Chapman stick players and a drummer? You might think Stick Men but no, the correct answer is GEPH. GEPH are from Massachusetts and are clearly influenced by Tony Levin and the bands … Continue reading

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Dream The Electric Sleep – “The Giants’ Newground”

Dream the Electric Sleep have quickly become one of my favorite bands. The consistent greatness of their first three albums is nothing short of incredible. Ah but there was one album that came BEFORE those albums! The band formed in … Continue reading

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The Pineapple Thief’s Bruce Soord checks in from the studio and reveals details of their new studio album “Dissolution”

Here’s some news from Bruce Soord and The Pineapple Thief regarding their new album! Bruce Soord, The Pineapple Thief’s composer, lyricist and driving force, has checked in from the studio with an update on the progress of the band’s new … Continue reading

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Hypno5e/A Backward Glance on a Travel Road – “Alba – Les Ombres Errantes”

Prog bands should take left turns from time to time. It’s what makes them “progressive.” The last album by French band Hypno5e was insane. “Shores of the Abstract Line” was epic, atmospheric and over the top. So how could they … Continue reading

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Godsticks Announce European Live Dates

  Welsh rockers Godsticks have announced more European dates for 2018. Vocalist Darran Charles comments, ‘we’ve been privileged enough to have travelled all over Europe many times over the last 10 years, opening for such great acts as The Pineapple … Continue reading

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Kino – “Radio Voltaire”

FINALLY! After 13 YEARS, Kino are back! Granted only John Mitchell (Frost*, It Bites, Arena, Lonely Robot) and Pete Trewavas (Marillion, Transatlantic) remain from their 2005 debut “Picture.” But keyboardist John Beck (It Bites) is a guest on the album. … Continue reading

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Deathwhite – “For a Black Tomorrow”

Back in 2015, I reviewed the last EP by Deathwhite. In it, I remarked how I assumed they would be a band I should like but that the EP just wasn’t quite good enough. I closed by saying they were … Continue reading

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