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Staring Into Nothing – “Power”

Staring Into Nothing is a trio from California who have a very modern prog sound. Musically, they remind me a bit of a mix of Steven Wilson and Roger Waters. The Waters comparison comes from the overall message in the … Continue reading

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Edge of Haze – “Deluge”

Edge of Haze’s “Deluge” is the type of record that is a bit difficult to write about. The trim and tight work checks many of the requisite boxes for this type of modern prog release, but ultimately while the production … Continue reading

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Lucas Lee – “Acceptances of Gravitational Collapsing Manifestations”

And the winner for longest album title of the year goes to Lucas Lee for “Acceptances of Gravitational Collapsing Manifestations.” With a title like that, you know it’s prog. And with the legendary Marco Minnemann on drums, you know the … Continue reading

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Single Celled Organism – “Splinter in the Eye”

Single Celled Organism is a neo-prog project by Jens Lueck from Germany. Neo-prog can really be a generic, vanilla form of prog in my opinion. It takes a lot to break free from the very SAFE sound of this sub … Continue reading

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Sectile – “Sectile” EP

There are times when a review is easy to write. Usually it’s when I really love something or really hate something. For Dublin’s Sectile, it’s actually neither of those. Their self titled EP is okay for what it is. The … Continue reading

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Kansas – “Leftoverture Live & Beyond”

Replacing a vocalist as dynamic and unique as Steve Walsh is damn near impossible. Kansas did it before when John Elefante was recruited in 1982. He did a decent job and it kept Kansas afloat until Walsh returned in 1985. … Continue reading

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Virgil & Steve Howe – “Nexus”

“Nexus” was to be the first connection between father and son. Steve Howe on guitars and his son Virgil Howe on everything else. Sadly, the younger Howe’s death on September 11, 2017 turned this album into his epitaph. The bond … Continue reading

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