Tag: prog rock

AJOBO, Album Reviews, Music

AJOBO: Australia’s Dan Webb Channels Political Frustration Into Timely New Album

For Australian prog rocker Dan Webb, timeliness is everything. He set a self-imposed deadline to finish recording by Election Day and to...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 19: Howard Jones

'80s synth pioneer Howard Jones is our guest this week to talk about touring with Barenaked Ladies and OMD this summer as well as the new...

EhOR, Music

EhOR: Saga Fused Prog Rock With Pop

Editor’s note: In this installment of EhOR, Jay Kumar examines the long career of Saga, a band that found success straddling the...

EhOR, Music

EhOR: Max Webster Brought Weirdness to the Mainstream

Editor’s note: In this installment of EhOR, Jay Kumar examines the career of Canadian prog-rockers Max Webster, who could never escape...

Album Reviews, Music

Review: Jim O’Rourke – “Simple Songs”

Jim O’Rourke can resemble a complicated musical chameleon. Since the late 80s, he has blended a patchwork career in the avant-garde with...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Aisles, “4:45 AM”

Respectful yet decidedly unique, Aisles has found a way to honor and still retain their own voice....

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: No More Pain, “The Post-Human Condition”

Justification for the validity of the album format has arrived...from New Jersey....

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1973: Emerson, Lake & Palmer, “Brain Salad Surgery”

Why is 1973's Brain Salad Surgery "none more prog"?...

Brian May of Queen

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 15 Brian May Queen Songs

A look at the 15 best songs written by Brian May and performed by the legendary hard rock band Queen....

Music, Podcast

Platters That Matter, Episode 2: Genesis, “Duke”

Duke was the album that changed how the world viewed Genesis. Chris Holmes and Dw. Dunphy look at this game-changing record on Platters...

Popblerd!

Spin Cycle: Coheed and Cambria, The Afterman: Ascension

The first of two Coheed albums over the next six months, Ascension renews the adventurous promise of Sanchez's vivid imagination set forth...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Yes, “Close to the Edge”

Yes' "Close to the Edge" is a thing of beauty, at least in Rob Smith's "The Vinyl Diaries."...

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Here’s Something Else!: Genesis That Doesn’t, You Know, Suck

Believe it or not, Phil Collins was once just a member of this group called Genesis....

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 18

Fandom: what does it mean, who inspires it, and where will you go in its name? We have some thoughts on the subject, and you'll hear 'em on...

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Music, Popdose

Here’s Something Else!: Alan Parsons Project, Overlooked Prog-Rock Band … or Futuristic Hovercraft?

The What-ing What Project? Never, perhaps, has a figure in rock music been simultaneously so famous and so … anonymous....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Vanilla Fudge, “Box of Fudge”

First, some bullet points – Rhino Handmade’s latest offering, Box of Fudge, a four CD overview of the influential ’60s...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Porcupine Tree, “The Incident”

A famous occurrence found its way into Woody Allen’s film Manhattan. The director has just explained all the artistic allusion and...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Big Songs, Episode One

Introducing an occasional series wherein we take a look at some of the most massive-sounding songs in pop history. A funny thing happened...