Category Archives: space rock

Caravela Escarlate – “Caravela Escarlate”

Can a band from Brazil be considered Rock Progressivo Italiano? I suppose technically they cannot. But it’s clear when listening to the self titled debut by Caravela Escarlate that they very much have RPI running through their veins. This album … Continue reading

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Fu Manchu – “Clone of the Universe”

I know what you’re thinking. Fu Manchu on a prog site?? Well hang on there. First off, I’ve loved this band since 1999’s “King of the Road.” They have that desert rock sound that Kyuss did and I loved Kyuss. … Continue reading

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Monster Magnet – “Tab” & “Spine of God” reissues

As many people know, I am a huge Monster Magnet fan. I got into them around the time of “Superjudge” and have loved everything Dave Wyndorf and company have done since. Along the way, I did go back and pick … Continue reading

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Djam Karet – “Sonic Celluloid”

There are bands that have been around for a while that I’ve always meant to check out but for whatever reason, just keep forgetting to do so. Djam Karet was one of those bands. I checked out their 2013 single … Continue reading

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monkey3 – “Astra Symmetry”

I admit that I am new to the Swiss band monkey3 and I was initially attracted to review this album because the album artwork looked amazing and the title “Astra Symmetry” sounded cool. It’s even better that the music fits … Continue reading

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Patrick Healy – “Setting a Course for Tomorrow”

Whenever I hear someone throw around the term “instrumental prog”, my mind instantly conjures images of bearded men bludgeoning multi-stringed monstrosities with metronomic precision. Either that or I expect streams of lithe arpeggios and endless guitar histrionicsĀ (sometimes these elements are … Continue reading

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