Category Archives: neo-prog

Gentle Knife – “The Clock Unwound”

I always find it refreshing listening to a band that aims to sound different on every track, and I usually applaud artists willing to take this risk even if the results don’t always pan out. Gentle Knife takes this varied … Continue reading

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IT – “We’re All In This Together”

IT are a UK prog band that remind me a LOT of fellow neo-proggers Pallas, Galahad, Arena and, to a lesser extent, IQ. If you had told me this was a new Pallas album, honestly I would have believed you. … Continue reading

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Poor Genetic Material – “Absence”

Poor Genetic Material are not named very well. Genetics plays a huge role in the success of this band and are anything but poor. The band is led by vocalist Philipp Griffiths who is the son of Martin Griffiths, formerly … Continue reading

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TCP – “Temporal Chaos”

Neo-prog is a slippery slope for me as a listener. Many bands cite Genesis, Marillion and IQ as influencial but far too many of them churn out boring as fuck, watered down fluff that sound like anything you’d hear a … Continue reading

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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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