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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Mar 31 2010

Leap Day | Awakening The Muse

Every now and again a little gem comes your way. A few weeks ago i recieved a consignment of discs from an old friend of mine which included a CD by a Dutch band called Leap day. Their debut album entitled "Awakening The Muse" is quite simply…

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Mar 20 2010

Nick Magnus | Children Of Another God

They say that all good things are worth waiting for and the new album "Children Of Another God" by prog stalwart Nick Magnus is no exception.Beautifully packaged including impressive art work the album is without doubt a prog masterpiece. For…

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Mar 09 2010

Tony Patterson Talks to The Progmeister

Tony who? Who’s he I hear you say. Well, Tony Patterson is the vocalist/flautist with one of the most successful Genesis tribute bands in the world, Re-Genesis. If you haven’t yet seen the band I would thoroughly recommend you do. I …

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Feb 09 2010

Nine Stones Close | St Lo

A CD sized packaged from The Netherlands his my hall mat the other day and when i opened it there was a nicely presented disc within baring the moniker Nine Stones Close. What a lucky boy i hear you say, having CD’s sent to him! The truth is, i knew it…

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Feb 06 2010

Retrogenesis |The Studio, Hartlepool

Wow! It’s been a while since i attended a tribute band gig. I think it is a an injustice to describe Retrogenesis as a tribute band. Having been fortunate enough to have seen The real Genesis during their hay day with Peter Gabriel and unfortunate to b…

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Dec 24 2009

Paul Birchall Interview

I was recently granted an audience with a musician whom i admire and respect a geat deal, Mr Paul Birchall. I first met Paul a couple of years ago following a Combination Head gig in Wath Upon Derne. It was an icy cold night, though red hot musically. …

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