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Jan 27 2017

IQ | Scrape Across The Sky Blu-ray

Just about every event in my rather busy life conspired against me catching one of IQ’s Road Of Bones concerts much to my dismay. Work, illness you name it and it happened all at the time IQ’s gigs in the last couple of years seemed to take place. So, on hearing about the pending release …

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Dec 24 2016

The Progmeister’s top Ten Albums of 2016.

What a year eh? In the music world it’s been a bloody awful one loosing as we have my all time hero Keith Emerson as well as legends David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Roye Albrighton, Prince, Rod Temperton, James Woolley, Gilli Smith Greg Lake and most recently Rick Parfitt. This short list only scratches the surface …

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Nov 13 2016

Kaipa Da Capo | Darskapens Monotoni.

Forerunners to Swedish Prog legends The Flower Kings, Kaipa recently reformed with the extended moniker Kaipa Da Capo. This if my understanding is correct differentiates between Kaipa who are still a going concern. The incarnation under scrutiny here formed in 2014 for a festival and decided to stay together in their present to produce a …

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Oct 17 2016

Marillion | Fuck Everything And Run (FEAR)

Marillion aren’t a band i follow on an obsessive basis as some ardent followers do and i will admit to cherry picking from their now not unsubstantial repertoire for the things that really appeal to me. The bands latest album FEAR or Fuck Everyone And Run to give the album it’s full title grabbed my …

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Sep 27 2016

Airbag | Disconnected

Airbag represent good advice once given to me that i never took. Having listened to sound-bites via the airwaves i was always suitably impressed though i totally forgot to follow up. Having recently received a batch of albums from Karisma Records based in Norway i spied the brand new album by none other than Airbag. …

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Sep 11 2016

Ray Wilson | Makes Me Think Of Home

Ray Wilson known to many  Prog fans as the singer on the Genesis album Calling All Stations seems to be having a productive year creatively with the release on October 7th of his second album of 2016. Hot on the heels of his melancholy Song For A Friend album, Ray continues his life journey and …

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Sep 08 2016

The Pineapple Thief | Your Wilderness

The Pineapple Thief are one of those bands that have managed to elude me. That was however until their new album Your Wilderness Landed at Progmeister towers for review,  I found myself intrigued from the outset having taken the album from it’s jiffy bag along with another disc to find a beautifully presented album with …

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Sep 01 2016

Announcement

  To say that i am thrilled to bits is an understatement to announce that The Progmeister’s PROGCAST is now to be hosted by the very splendid ARFM rock radio. It has been my pleasure to listen to ARFM rock radio for many years so becoming part of the team there is for me an …

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