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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Headphone Meditations: “It’s not___ without___.”

So, I was going to write a nice album review but something else has been spinning around in my cranium as of late that I thought would be interesting to present to you. I’ll get to a review later. In … Continue reading

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Dream Theater release first track from upcoming album (Warning: opinions!)

Dream Theater release the first song from their upcoming album “Distance Over Time.” The song is called “Untethered Angel” and it’s the opening track on the album. It sounds like Dream Theater. But according to some fans of the band, … Continue reading

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