Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Huw » 11 Oct 2015, 10:58

never/ever wrote:Great to hear, Huw! Keep them spirits high!


Got to say I was a little bit disappointed with Anathema's Distant Satellites, but everything else I've listened to thus far this year has been most rewarding.

Keep up the good work with your recommendations lads.

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Postby Huw » 11 Oct 2015, 11:47

Carlsson wrote:Shame you're listening to so much derivative claptrap though.


Broad church my learned friend. Broad church.

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 11 Oct 2015, 18:27

3 tracks released onto Spotify from the new album.

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As dark and deep as you'd expect. Apparently the whole album is indicative of a release from his demons of depression and self doubt....

Can't say I'd picked up on that yet but it sounds worthy of more attention even if a bit more heavily ambient than I normally go for.

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 11 Oct 2015, 18:29

Huw wrote:
never/ever wrote:Great to hear, Huw! Keep them spirits high!


Got to say I was a little bit disappointed with Anathema's Distant Satellites, but everything else I've listened to thus far this year has been most rewarding.

Keep up the good work with your recommendations lads.


Give Distant Satellites another go. I liked it on early plays but it sounded rather similar to Weather Systems and not as good...

Had a break for a few months then went back to it recently and it sounded great. You might find the same...

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Huw » 12 Oct 2015, 07:25

Lord Rother wrote:
Give Distant Satellites another go. I liked it on early plays but it sounded rather similar to Weather Systems and not as good...

Had a break for a few months then went back to it recently and it sounded great. You might find the same...


Will do, however I'm looking forward to the new live album immensely.

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby trans-chigley express » 13 Oct 2015, 14:55

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Lord Rother wrote:Spock's Beard are still turning out quality albums.

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Now here is a band I've been meaning to check out for a few years now. Is this a good place to start?


This up coming 2CD best of may well be a good place to start, Huw:
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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 13 Oct 2015, 19:03

Very strong Swedish prog band who don't get the attention they deserve.

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Postby Lord Rother » 14 Oct 2015, 18:30

Lord Rother wrote:Italian prog metal - it is what it is, and considerably better than some. (I do find it quite hard to distinguish between the bands in this sub-genre though - probably because I don't listen to them enough.)

Kingcrow - "Eidos"

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Some of this album (the less heavy bits) is really good.

This track is excellent - sounds more Polish than Italian...


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Postby Lord Rother » 17 Oct 2015, 07:06

I picked up a recommendation for this a few weeks ago from somewhere (can't remember). A 2 track album from a Russian psyche / prog / space /stoner fusion band.

Pretty damned good.

The Grand Astoria - "The Mighty Few"

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Postby Lord Rother » 17 Oct 2015, 08:02

Quite a noisy start to the day.... Dutch Symphonic metal with female vocals. Decent for the right mood.

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 19 Oct 2015, 10:01

Pinkroom - "Unloved Toy"

It's ok but they come down the list of favourite Polish prog for me. Bit too much of the heavy riffs for my tastes.

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Postby Lord Rother » 22 Oct 2015, 15:51

Another good album from Perfect Beings, this one imaginitively titled Perfect Beings II

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Huw » 27 Oct 2015, 07:19

I've recently discovered Zombi* via a friend. Great stuff.

Have they been mentioned here before?

* I know. Awful name!

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby C » 27 Oct 2015, 07:53

Good lad Huw

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 27 Oct 2015, 20:23

Riverside, Votum, SBB etc. - all excellent.

Not sure how Polish band Millenium has escaped my attention until yesterday.

This is excellent. All tracks around 10 mins long, good songs, decent guitar and some unexpected instrument solos chucked in from time to time - trumpet, sax etc.

Recommended.

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Huw » 31 Oct 2015, 08:07

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Recommended.

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This is indeed excellent. Added to the 'Hit-List'!!!!!

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 03 Nov 2015, 19:47

New album from excellent Canadian band, Mystery - "Delusion Rain"

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Postby Lord Rother » 03 Nov 2015, 19:57

And earlier...

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Postby Lord Rother » 03 Nov 2015, 20:39

And now

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Re: Post-Prog Corner - First Movement (Quality Not Quantity)

Postby Lord Rother » 06 Nov 2015, 08:26

This isn't bad. Several tracks are very Middle Eastern influenced and that ethnic / world thing seems to be the cornerstone of what is otherwise a varied progressive sound. Young Polish duo who are touring with Riverside.

Lion Shepherd - "Hiraeth"

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