Tag Archives: editorial
The trouble with opinions…
A big part of this site has been reviews. Reviews are just opinions but more over, they are opinions at a specific point in time. Opinions can change over time, but reviews are in theory chiseled in stone. That’s one … Continue reading →
My Top 10 Albums of the first half of 2022
Here are some albums you should check out. These are in alphabetical order. Mikael Åkerfeldt – “Clark (Music from the Netflix Series)” Cave In – “Heavy Pendulum” The Dear Hunter – “Antimai” The Gathering – “Beautiful Distortion” Marillion – “An … Continue reading →
Leave Your Preconceived Notions at the Door
It’s probably the hardest thing to do when it comes to any art form. Not having any sort of expectation. The only time that I can actually listen to an album without any sort of preconceived notion is if I … Continue reading →
Where did they go?
I was having a conversation in the comments with a friend on here about a one man project that apparently no longer exists on Bandcamp or anywhere else for that matter. I am not surprised. Of course it’s hard as … Continue reading →
What’s in a name?
The question of when is a band no longer “authentically” that band is one you see constantly raised in music. Rarely do you have a band like Rush that kept the same members for years and then disbanded upon the … Continue reading →
But is it prog?
The worst question that I have to deal with is whether something is “prog” or not. I’ve fallen victim to having to ask that question many times when it comes to reviews or posting content. It drives me crazy. While … Continue reading →
Rob’s Top Ten of the first half of 2020
I noticed that The Prog Mind had posted a best of 2020 list and also that only one of the releases was one that I thought would make my list. So then I thought, do I even have 10 albums … Continue reading →
Neil Peart 1952-2020
It’s hard to put into words how much Neil Peart meant to me. It’s staggering to see how much he meant to SO MANY people. It was more than his talent as a drummer or even his ability to craft … Continue reading →
Progressive Music Planet: A Brief History
Most people aren’t aware of how this site and (more importantly) the Facebook page came to be. I guess I need to include the Instagram page too since that played a role as well. 54,188 people like the Facebook page … Continue reading →
I have a radio show
Many people know that I have a weekly radio show but I know that many more than that do not. I know everyone has a radio show or podcast nowadays so this is not some great life changing moment for … Continue reading →
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