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Sep 29, 2022

We're going prog-adjacent again to talk about one of our favorite bands, the German electronic music pioneers Tangerine Dream!
Elliot and I think that everyone should listen to Tangerine Dream, but with literally hundreds of albums, it can be a bit daunting to get into them. So we thought it would be best to share...


Aug 30, 2022

Last month, we covered Pink Floyd, who are probably the most successful progressive rock act of all-time.

This month we are discussing two bands who are decidedly not some of the biggest acts the genre had to offer; Mythos and Ekseption. But while you've probably never heard of these European obscurities, both...


Jul 27, 2022

Pink Floyd started as a psychedelic rock group, and were one of the most important bands of London's underground scene. But after Syd Barrett left the group, the band struggled to find their identity before eventually solidifying themselves as one of the greatest rock bands of all-time. The albums they recorded...


Jun 27, 2022

Before Vangelis was known the world over for his scores to films like Blade Runner and Chariots of Fire, he was a member of Aphrodite's Child. The group started out as a rather by-the-numbers psychedelic rock act, but the band went full prog for their final record, a sprawling concept album about the literal end of the...


May 30, 2022

The plan was to cover Manfred Mann's Earth Band in the same episode as Supertramp, but we talked so much about Supertramp that we couldn't fit Manfred in.
 
And it turns out that we had even more to say about Manfred Mann (the man), Manfred Mann (the band) and Manfred Mann's (the man) Earth Band, so it was a good...