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There Is No Dark Side Of The Moon……..

This time of year tends to be a dessert in the Prog world.  Let us not be Summer Soldiers as it were this year guys. There are numerous projects about to be released and we as fans/aficionado’s/devotees etc etc are eagerly awaiting the various spoils. The musical calendar in certain quarters of the art is …

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The Progmeister’s top ten albums of 2017

2017 has been quite a difficult year for me personally and once again work commitments have prevented me from attending many gigs that a consequently missed out on and contributing to the Progmeister site. However, my monthly Progcast show for ARFM Rock radio seems to be gathering a few more followers which makes it worthwhile. …

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The trouble with fronting a band.

They say all good things come to an end and recently North Eastern musician Tony Patterson decided to hang up his Slipperman suit to concentrate on his own projects entering a new phase of his musical career which includes little or no live performances. Being in a Genesis tribute band especially one of the biggest …

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Nostalgia, there’s nowt wrong with it!

It’s been a busy year in a lot of ways so far. I became a granddad for the first time, handed over the running of my beloved Audio event Nebo to a friend, continue to contribute to my Progmeister website and of course record my radio show for ARFM Rock Radio. I still love to …

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This year so far.

The most awful thing about Malware is that just like unproven insults and innuendo mus sticks. Even after being clear of it for over a year now the hackers all but destroyed my website and thanks to my friend Bob Mulvey who with the aid of his wife rebuilt, renamed and allowed me to continue …

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A very happy new year from us all at team Progmeister.

I am not going to make an attempt at listing the beautiful people we have lost this year in both music and the arts as it has already been done numerous times artisticly and passionately. I will however lament the passing, loss and personal sorrow i feel that two musicians of a band that shaped …

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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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Greg Lake’s view on vinyl matters

I was reading with interest Greg Lake’s view about the forthcoming ELP remastered vinyl albums “Pictures At An Exhibition” and “Tarkus” in a recent communication from Compact Disc Services in Dundee. Really informative. read on… “To all friends of vinyl. Ever since producing and recording with King Crimson and ELP, it has been my personal …

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