Category Archives: pop rock

Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 12

The title of this column could be “Unlikely Recommendations.” At least, this first one is very unlikely. Port Noir is a band that despite being signed by Inside Out Music, I had assumed they were just some alternative rock band. … Continue reading

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Tim Bowness – “Flowers At The Scene”

“Here’s an album for you to review. I know I didn’t even need to ask.” That’s what the boss said. Well, I do wear my fandoms on my sleeve. One of those fandoms is of no-man, Tim Bowness’ project with … Continue reading

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3.2 – “The Rules Have Changed”

Before you read this review, stop right here and go read my interview with Robert Berry first. You need proper context before you go any further. I’ll wait here. CLICK HERE: https://progressivemusicplanet.wordpress.com/2018/07/04/interview-with-robert-berry-about-3-3-2-and-his-dear-friend-keith-emerson/ Go read it… OK, did you finish? I’ll … Continue reading

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Plenty – “It Could Be Home”

Plenty is the band Tim Bowness left for no-man. This is a record of what could have been. The band released a couple of cassettes in the late 80s. The songs included in this album have been re-recorded and tweaked. … Continue reading

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Kayak – “Seventeen”

When comes to actual progressive pop, two bands come to mind for me: Supertramp (one of my favorite bands) and Kayak. Each band embrace the melodies and hooks of good pop music while maintaining the high standard of progressive rock. … Continue reading

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RIAN ADKINSON ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATE FOR NEW ALBUM ‘HEATHENS’

One album that I am really looking forward to is by my buddy Rian Adkinson. People have said that Steven Wilson is embracing his pop side, well Rian has that down and hasn’t lost his prog sensibilities like others. Here’s … Continue reading

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Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius – “Guilty of Innocence”

Violinist and vocalist Joe Deninzon has serious talent at both playing and singing. His band Stratospheerius has that same level of talent. On paper this seemed like a no brainer for me. But I should know better than to make … Continue reading

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