Category Archives: Your Prog Roots Are Showing

Though Punk sought to wipe everything that came before from the map [with the best of intentions], Post-Punk wasn’t so rigid and thus some characteristics of Progressive Rock – Punk’s antithesis, thrived anew in the aftermath of Punk.

Book Review: JAPAN – A Foreign Place [The Biography 1974-1984] [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Writer Reynolds finally shed light on the curious happenstance of JAPAN being first feted in the country of their name. This was put down to the cultural tradition of young Japanese girls being drawn to androgynous … Continue reading

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Neil Peart: 1952-2020

I got blindsided Friday night with the news that Rush’s drummer/lyricist Neil Peart had died after over three years of undergoing brain cancer treatment. This was a sad thing to hear. Particularly since I had been listening more to my … Continue reading

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Record Review: White Door DLX RM UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Side two of the original album, as usual, was where the most commercial track on the album rested. “Love Breakdown” was a high-calorie example of whipped cream disco⇓. State of the art keyboards produced to within … Continue reading

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Wha…??!!! Asheville Got Another Record Show When I Least Expected It

It was last Saturday evening when attending the Les Filles De Illighadad show at Mothlight that I happened to see the notification via the sort of social media that I actually pay attention to; a poster taped to an electric … Continue reading

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The Return Of Scooped: Peter Gabriel – Flotsam + Jetsam Competes With My Own Set From 2006 [part 2]

[…continued from last post] So yesterday we covered what I’m missing: six tracks from the early-mid solo era. Two of them were unleashed only for this set, and I actually had one of the missing tunes without knowing it! The … Continue reading

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The Return Of Scooped: Peter Gabriel – Flotsam + Jetsam Competes With My Own Set From 2006 [part 1]

Last Friday I noticed that there was a massive dump of peter gabriel rarities in the form of a digital-only BSOG. Of course, that made me think of my attempt at such a beast back in 2006. I had wanted … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Chris Cross | Maxwell Langdown | Midge Ure – The Bloodied Sword [REVO 091]

Chris Cross | Maxwell Langdown | Midge Ure: The Bloodied Sword US CD-R [2019] The Sword’s Theme Sword Speaks Gun Propaganda Machine Seer The Haunting Warnings Confrontation Mercy Alliance Oceania’s Theme One With Man Damnation Threats Propaganda The Jester’s Theme … Continue reading

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