Category Archives: neo-prog

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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Circuline – “Counter Point”

I reviewed the debut album from prog rockers Circuline a while back and the band from Red Hook, NY are back with the follow up. I was hoping to like this one more than the first album but I don’t. … Continue reading

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Big Big Train – “Folklore”

“Pastoral” is a term that is heard often whenever the discussion shifts to Big Big Train, and it is an apt descriptor for the contemplative and serene music this group creates. Truth be told, there is no other current band more adept at … Continue reading

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Paradigm Shift – “Becoming Aware”

“Becoming Aware” by Paradigm Shift seemed like an obvious album for me to like. For starters it was mixed by the great Rob Aubrey and mastered by Acle Kahney from TesseracT. Both are very good. For the most part, the … Continue reading

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Circuline – “Return”

Not many people probably know where Red Hook, NY is located but I’ve driven through that town many times on my way to and from my home in the Capital District region of Upstate NY. The interesting thing about Circuline, … Continue reading

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M!ndgames – “Paradox of Choice”

M!ndgames are a prog band from Belgium that could have easily been on the Magna Carta record label back in their golden days in the 90s. Their style reminds me a bit of Cairo mixed with IQ and other British … Continue reading

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