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July 15, 2015

A Refresher in Prog

A friend asked on Facebook for suggestions of prog bands/albums they should check out and I ended up suggesting a whole lot of things and providing a little explanation for each one.

It was relatively quickly thrown together, and the intention was to provide a variety of listens so that they could work out the kind of thing they are into.  For my own benefit, I'm copying it across to here.  Who knows, someone else might find it useful.

I'll also add to this as I remember/hear stuff.

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September 21, 2012

Review: War of the Worlds - The New Generation

I've always been a massive fan of Jeff Wayne's musical version of The War of the Worlds, thanks to my older brother owning it it was probably one of the pieces I listened to most in my formative years and likely explains my modern day love of prog.  It is one of those albums where, should any of the songs from it come up when skipping randomly through my music collection, I will then be compelled to listen to the whole thing from the start and all the way through.  With that in mind, I will obviously, and necessarily, be comparing this to the original.  I know it too well to be able to evaluate this as an entirely new piece of music.

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June 8, 2012

Number 1, 2 and 3 on Google!

Just going to leave this here, makes me very happy :)