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  1. I was at the very last Genesis concert at the...

    I was at the very last Genesis concert at the Hollywood Bowl and remember the bitter-sweet experience. Was the great musicianship still in tact? Yes. And even though Phil was hurting, he still played...
  2. Sorry I'm a bit late with my Xmas playlist. I...

    Sorry I'm a bit late with my Xmas playlist. I guess I've been too busy with...well, Christmas. :oops I finished this last weekend, burnt some cd audio copies and/or thumb drive copies and handed them...
  3. Thanks everyone for the really great, and not so...

    Thanks everyone for the really great, and not so great suggestions. But for my likes, there is way more than enough offerings for my playlist. I'll work on it this weekend, and will present the list...
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    King Crimson - Greek Theater Los Angeles The...

    King Crimson - Greek Theater Los Angeles
    The Pineapple Thief - El Rey Theater Los Angeles

    In my prog world, it don't get any better than this. Wish it would, but I have high standards. :good
  5. Well after waiting for years, TPT in Los Angeles...

    Well after waiting for years, TPT in Los Angeles DID-NOT disappoint in any way whatsoever. I earlier complained about the set-list not having enough songs from their back-catalogue, but it really...
  6. Tis the season...

    I'm not really a biggie for Christmas in general, but I've always enjoyed traditional Christmas music since I was a singer in school choir as a child. This year I'm inspired to make a Prog-Xmas...
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    Comments about tracks never played live by...

    Comments about tracks never played live by Genesis or Hackett's GR got my attention here. One of my all time favorite songs is the stunningly beautiful Seven Stones. I know it was performed once in...
  8. Much more mello-prog love has reached my ears...

    Much more mello-prog love has reached my ears since I started this tread three years ago. More shots in the arm for tronaholics like me! Here' s more artists, not favorite tracks that use the beast,...
  9. As mentioned above ^^^, the back catalogue has...

    As mentioned above ^^^, the back catalogue has many gems. All of my favs are on the older albums. Plus most of the older tracks have a variety of music styles and track lengths. But they were also...
  10. Am downloading the Cambridge show as I write. The...

    Am downloading the Cambridge show as I write. The samples sound great, so it's worth grabbing. Been following the tour set lists, and they seem to be solidly the same at each show. No complaints...
  11. I'm shocked and saddened by the fact that TPT's...

    I'm shocked and saddened by the fact that TPT's first US tour is here and that no one has chimed in about any of the shows so far. The last post here was in May. What, no love here for this highly...
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    Love all the albums so far. Sample track's a good...

    Love all the albums so far. Sample track's a good teaser. Really looking forward to this. Hope the creepy mellotrons are still there.
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    Jacob, this teaser got my arm hairs standing! Wow...

    Jacob, this teaser got my arm hairs standing! Wow this sounds so good! It has many elements that I love, dark, gritty, symphonic, heavy, cinematic, gothic-prog, mellotronic. Who could ask for more?...
  14. One of my favorites from the realms of dark...

    One of my favorites from the realms of dark Nordic prog...via Italian Horror Soundtracks.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vq6M2oTB8gk
  15. Finally after years of hoping, this is a reality....

    Finally after years of hoping, this is a reality. They are one of my favorite "prog" discoveries of the last ten years. Unless I die first, I'll be at the Los Angeles show. IMO Bruce Soord is a...
  16. To me it sounds fantastic! It's like PH and IB...

    To me it sounds fantastic! It's like PH and IB were destined to create music together. Both sound fresh and polished. Really looking forward to this.
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    Yes I'll be at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles...

    Yes I'll be at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles which is also an outdoor venue. And the Devil's weed is legal here too! Hope they play The Devil's Triangle and I also hope I remember the show!;)X)
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    As usual Rachel works her magic, always getting...

    As usual Rachel works her magic, always getting to the ethos of the music brilliantly!
  19. I'm a major tronaholic, and seek out prog that...

    I'm a major tronaholic, and seek out prog that includes it chronically. As others have said, I know of no albums in any genre that is performed only on mellotron. But here are some close ones on...
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    All Traps On Earth - A Drop of Light

    Saw this on Laser's Edge and went immediately to Bandcamp, and low and behold a fine 16 minute track offering. A very impressive debut by bassist and Anglagard founding member Johan Brand, who has...
  21. Just got a great sounding boot from Dime. The...

    Just got a great sounding boot from Dime. The material covers the Syd Barrett era through Meddle. IMO Nick and his band sound fantastic. Like Hackett, this is no tribute band. And like Genesis...
  22. Great track Lynnette! The whole bands chops are...

    Great track Lynnette! The whole bands chops are getting better and better. The album will be an early Halloween treat. :up
  23. I was a huge fan at the time of it's release in...

    I was a huge fan at the time of it's release in 1968. I bought the double vinyl album at a local record shop that sold English imports. It will always be a great album, but the full cover photo had...
  24. Great, but I'm still jonesing for I Talk To The...

    Great, but I'm still jonesing for I Talk To The Wind, In The Wake Of Poseidon, Catfood, Lament, The Night Watch and Exiles. All of the releases since 2014 have been highly satisfying, however...
  25. Downloaded from Bandcamp...could NOT wait after...

    Downloaded from Bandcamp...could NOT wait after waiting for 7 years. After several full listens, one word, MASTERPIECE. I'll be shocked if it doesn't get into the top 5 prog releases of 2018.
  26. I agree...deleting now!

    I agree...deleting now!
  27. I looked for info on the actual You Tube videos...

    I looked for info on the actual You Tube videos and they seem to be posted by individuals not associated with Phideaux. I hope he did endorse these releases.
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    Tales from Topographic Rest homes :roll

    Tales from Topographic Rest homes :roll
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    Just downloaded the version from Mega which...

    Just downloaded the version from Mega which sounds pretty good. As far a the song goes I'm fairly impressed. It's actually better than I expected. I hope they record more, and Jon sounds great!
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    ^^^ :lol

    ^^^ :lol
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    Curious? I just got done looking at Tony Levin's...

    Curious? I just got done looking at Tony Levin's photos of the current King Crimson tour, which are always stunning. But I realized that on every tour since the band reformed in 2014, that there are...
  32. Many here on PE don't understand that Gavin...

    Many here on PE don't understand that Gavin Harrison was invited to the recording sessions for "Your Wilderness," and had absolutely no input on the songs themselves. However he is now, like King...
  33. Auto ticket buy! A bit of a drive, but Carl's...

    Auto ticket buy! A bit of a drive, but Carl's presentation sounds interesting and then seeing Rachel Flowers performing, plus dinner to boot is a no-brainer! :good
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    David has lots of great albums under his belt....

    David has lots of great albums under his belt. Just got "Crossing the Tracks" but have yet to listen. Also this post should be moved to PE's Main Page. After all David Cross is certainly prog.
  35. I've always loved Buffalo Springfield, but it...

    I've always loved Buffalo Springfield, but it certainly isn't prog, ^^^ and should be moved to the Off Topic page. The Springfield were one of the first, and IMO the best of the pioneering...
  36. Hey thanks for the heads up! Sounds great. Really...

    Hey thanks for the heads up! Sounds great. Really looking forward to Infernal.
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    Too bad. Yeah SW was the main writer, but the...

    Too bad. Yeah SW was the main writer, but the band itself had an incredible chemistry. Excellent musicians that really jelled. Oh well...maybe as time marches forward Wilson will enter the nostalgia...
  38. I stand corrected on this ^^^. I thought this...

    I stand corrected on this ^^^. I thought this group was Italian. :oops
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    Yes, Caroline Lavell is good. I didn't know about...

    Yes, Caroline Lavell is good. I didn't know about her trio Secret Sky, but I'll check it out. There's another Canadian singer you may want to hear. She's very obscure but you can hear her music on...
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    I've loved Loreena since first hearing her in...

    I've loved Loreena since first hearing her in 1992, with her album "The Visit." To me her fantastic voice shines above most in the Celtic/World music world. In the early 90's I attended three...
  41. Spain? One of the reasons was cost. It was...

    Spain? One of the reasons was cost. It was cheaper to use and employ workers from Spain in production. But the main reason was that the majority of Italian Westerns required desert locations. The...
  42. Great Dave, thanks! I'll check some of these out....

    Great Dave, thanks! I'll check some of these out. :cool
  43. Federale has 4 albums out, and the majority of...

    Federale has 4 albums out, and the majority of their work is instrumental, many with wordless vocals by their only female ,member Maria Karlin. She's so good you could swear she was Morricone's...
  44. Yeah Dave, The Sadies also have a big Spaghetti...

    Yeah Dave, The Sadies also have a big Spaghetti influence.
  45. Yes, but I prefer music that is closer to those...

    Yes, but I prefer music that is closer to those original scores. Good album, but not what I'm looking for.
  46. Spaghetti Western Tributes and/or Cover Bands

    In 1967 I was 13 years old. The year brought the complete Sergio Leone "Dollar's Trilogy" to American screens. Not only did I love the movies, I thought that the music scores were fantastic, but at...
  47. What defines progressive? And to what degree?...

    What defines progressive?
    And to what degree? Certainly there are no intricate drum rhythms. I'd called them Alternative prog. Or psychedelic space prog. Or progressive pop. They are all of these...
  48. Coming soon: The Pineapple Thief-Dissolusion

    The new KSCOPE on-line news letter has announced the next Pineapple Thief album Dissolusion, again with Gavin Harrison. I've been a big fan for years now. I believe this STILL highly underrated...
  49. Finally! Xavier is an excellent, essential prog...

    Finally! Xavier is an excellent, essential prog musician, and his band backs him up beautifully. I'm confident that Infernal will be in my top 10 list of prog for 2018. :cool
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    I like this idea, brings out the inner prog snob...

    I like this idea, brings out the inner prog snob in me.;)

    People that don't like prog know nothing about music

    Rap should be called Crap!

    Rap is nothing but cleaver rhymes, that are usually...
  51. Jimi Hendrix Experience. April of 1969 at The...

    Jimi Hendrix Experience. April of 1969 at The Forum in Los Angeles. I was pushing 15 years old, but my friends and I were fans since 1967. We realized how unique and otherworldly he was but our...
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    I mentioned Groon earlier, but since I'm also a...

    I mentioned Groon earlier, but since I'm also a tronaholic I'd drool:drool for In The Wake Of Poseidon.
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    Least we forget Groon? Ambitious for 1970 IMO.

    Least we forget Groon? Ambitious for 1970 IMO.
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    OMG! What a superb cover. This young multi-genre,...

    OMG! What a superb cover. This young multi-genre, multi-instrumentalist continues to amaze. I've listened to all of her music on the web from various audio/video sources, and IMO she is so strong...
  55. I can understand where SW comes from, and I too...

    I can understand where SW comes from, and I too loved his work with PT. I'm hoping that sometime in the future, when his own creatives juices dry a bit, that he'll do what King Crimson has done, and...
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    I too love Steve, as an excellent guitarist, but...

    I too love Steve, as an excellent guitarist, but mostly that he has kept the prog-mantle of Genesis alive. Bless him for that. And his formula for his tours IMO works well for him. I think that doing...
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    If you love dark, Nordic mellotron laced...

    If you love dark, Nordic mellotron laced symphonic prog, then this is right up your alley. As others have said, not earth shaking, but pleasant none the less.
  58. Los Seizures:bad

    Los Seizures:bad
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    One of the best classic psychedelic bands of the...

    One of the best classic psychedelic bands of the 60's that came out of L.A. IMO. I first saw the band in 1970 at The Rose Palace in Pasadena, CA. Ten Years After opened for them. Then later saw the...
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    I'm delighted to read from Ariel Farber that...

    I'm delighted to read from Ariel Farber that confirms, finally, that Infernal will be out this year. Too bad PX and his fine band are so obscure and underrated. Little marketing and long periods of...
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