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    Moron Police (quirky, catchy prog)

    Anyone know this band?

    they're a quirky poppy prog band from Norway who have a new album coming out "A Boat on the Sea," their 1st album in 5 years.

    The preorder links show August 16th.



    This song is the equivalent of “everything but the kitchen sink”. From low-key pop to sprawling power metal, to neck-breaking funk-prog — the works! An unrelenting tour de force of uncompromising songwriting, drenched in melodic sing-along choruses. It encapsulates the broad, genre-breaking songwriting that defines the indefinable Moron Police.
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    Not quite indefinable.

    You could define them in three words: The Norwegian Bubblemath.

    Of course, that sets up the question of who Bubblemath are, and how to define their sound, but that wasn't the original question.

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    that isn't too bad a description, although I think their music is a little less technical/busy than Bubblemath.

    But that makes me want to shoot Kai a message on Facebook about them, lol.

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    I keep seeing this name pop up. If they sound anything like Bubblemath (and that one song certainly does) that is a very good thing...
    Prog's Not Dead

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    Defenders of the Small Yard from 2014 I noticed most who checked it out, enjoyed it.

    There's even a tune called "T-Bag Your Grandma" lol
    https://moronpolice1.bandcamp.com/al...the-small-yard

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    Quote Originally Posted by mnprogger View Post
    There's even a tune called "T-Bag Your Grandma"
    Wow....ouch!

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    Quote Originally Posted by chalkpie View Post
    Wow....ouch!
    color me titallated

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    Listening to this now and it is very catchy music. "The Invisible King" is my favorite so far but they are all contain earworm melodies.
    No matter what anyone says, you are the decider of how you will listen to music.

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    This might be their best record. The drumming is crazy fast at points, kind of Jon Theodore-like.

    Beware the Blue Skies and Captain Awkward are probably my favorites.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mnprogger View Post
    That song reminds me of Moon Safari, not a bad thing. Still absorbing.
    On the verge of indecision
    I'll always take the roundabout way

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    This reminds me a lot of Cheeto's Magazine, which is a positive comparison in my book.

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    Got the album on bandcamp this weekend. Spectacular!
    Can somebody tell me what they put in the water in Scandinavia? Wow.

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    bump.

    A Boat on the Sea Vinyl coming. They already met their campaign goal too.

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...ysical-edition

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    They impressed me on the Prog from Home show!

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    These dudes speak to my inner music savant child.

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