Steve Petch

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Jul 11 2010

Thoughts on Camel

  CAMEL! What would life be without them?
 
I am a very firm believer in the fact that you don’t ever miss something until it’s gone or not as freely available to you. Like most people that frequent the Earth I am as guilt…

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Jun 20 2010

John Young Interview

  In a recent conversation with my good friend Prog Al Peterson, the subject of progs nice people came up and those of whom we have met. I immediately recalled a Greenslade gig at The Newcastle Upon Tyne Opera House where after an amazing …

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May 20 2010

Karfagan | Solitary Sandpiper Journey

Karfagan is to all intents and purposes Antony Karlugin who also goes under the guises of Sunchild and Hoggwash.

On this latest Karfagan album Antony has brought together many fabulous musicians from The Ukraine. I was first smitten by Karfagan aft…

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May 17 2010

The Work Of Artist John Wray

  No, this is not the South Bank Show. And yes, this is a feature about an artist. I have been fortunate enough to have been friends with local artist John Wray for many years and indeed commissioned an illustration by him. John and I both share a passionĀ for prog rock music on which john …

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May 05 2010

Tardigrade | Simon Says

Gothenbourg’s finest have put together a fabulous excursion of high octane prog on this their third album. Openimg with the 14:45 minute scene setting extraviganzor "Suddenly The Rain" it is obvious from the outset that band have fused all k…

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Apr 18 2010

RPWL | God Has Failed

In the very unlikely release of a new Pink Floyd album in the future or indeed ever, disciples need look no further. This is about as close as you are going to get. This wonderful offering manages to fuse Waters and Gilmour era Pink Floyd extremely wel…

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Apr 16 2010

Yak | Journey Of The Yak

At this moment in time there is an abundance of great prog bands and music around. However, only very few capture the essence of the genre enough to allow  listener to become immersed in the mood or atmosphere of the music’s intention. Journey of …

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Apr 15 2010

Progmeister Article

Work, it’s the scurge of the music listening classes don’t you think? Been trying to write something now for weeks and kept getting scuppered by work. I have been very fortunate lately to have been given quite a few discs to listen to, and amongst the …

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