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More Prog Metal Bands Should Have Violins

Cydemind is a fairly new Canadian band playing instrumental symphonic progressive metal. With a violin. Which is cool. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-04-28)

You Need to Know More about Syrinx

One of the best discoveries of recent months came as a result of the reissue of Syrinx's music on RVNG. Here's a short documentary about the band to fill in a bit more. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-04-27)

Fantasy for Violin and Construction Equipment

Music can happen anywhere, right? Violinist Cornelius Dufallo takes up the challenge of creating music at a construction site.

In Situ-OMW: Cornelius Dufallo from National Sawdust on Vimeo.

(Posted by Jon Davis 2017-04-26)

Don't Shoot Them, They're Only Sax Players

Led Bib just keeps producing amazing music. Here's a video to go with a track from Umbrella Weather. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-04-19)

Garmarna - Graceful But Not Gentle

No one combines Swedish folk music with rock and electronics quite like Garmarna. Here's a tune off their sixth album from 2016. Google tells me that "Nåden" means "Grace." (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-04-19)

How Many Voices Does the Wind Have?

According to Dmitriy Fedorov, a leading Russian authority on the wind's voices, it's a million. This moody, abstract track is from his 2017 debut album. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-04-10)

Jesca Hoop Was Born to Do This

Singer Jesca Hoop has her own vision of how folk and rock can be melded together, as on this track from The House That Jack Built. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-04-03)

Between the Coma and Me

Between the Buried and Me have their own take on progressive metal, and this tune is a good example. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-03-30)

They Jibber, We Twitch

It is labeled as a "rehearsal" but most bands can only dream of such intense, precise playing. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-03-24)

On the Merits of Musical Insanity

Here is Cassiber in 1982, confusing a German audience with their extraordinary performance. (Posted by Jon Davis 2017-03-24)

Latest news

2017-04-16
ProgDay 2017 Announces First Bands – Flor de Loto, Sonar, and Infinien are the first three performers to be announced for the 2017 edition of the long-running ProgDay Festival. The 23rd ProgDay takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 2nd and 3rd, at Storybook Farm in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. » Read more

2017-04-16
Allan Holdsworth RIP – Surely in the list of artists who have contributed to the sound of modern music, there is a special spot for guitarist Allan Holdsworth. His name is known to virtually every student of the instrument in jazz and rock, and his style has been so widely emulated that it's hardly worth mentioning anymore — we can just assume that every guitarist has Holdsworth as an influence. » Read more

2017-02-20
Larry Coryell RIP – One of the greats of jazz guitar has left us at the age of 73. Larry Coryell was one of the founding figures of jazz fusion, but produced a significant body of work the bridged many styles. His group Eleventh House provided a unique take on the combination of jazz and rock that was distinct from contemporaries such as Mahavishnu Orchestra, Return to Forever, and Weather Report. » Read more

2017-01-31
John Wetton RIP – After a long battle with colon cancer, singer and bassist John Wetton has died at the age of 67. As an integral member of such bands as King Crimson, UK, and Asia, his was one of the distinctive voices in progressive rock, lending a human touch to often difficult music. » Read more

2017-01-30
Seaprog Announces First Artists for 2017 – The organizers of the Seaprog Festival in Seattle have announced the first set of confirmed performers for the 2017 festival. The best known names are Jack o' the Clock and Zero Times Everything, but a host of other bands are featured, mostly from the Northwest. The festival will take place June 2-4, 2017. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Waldteufel - Sanguis – Waldteufel is the German duo of Markus Wolff (primarily vocals, drums, and percussion) and Tyrsson Sinclair (other instruments, vocals, etc.) and this is their fourth full-length release. Their music...  (2008) » Read more

Time's Forgotten - A Relative Moment of Peace – Time’s Forgotten is a new progressive band from San Jose, Costa Rica. Formed in 2004, the band consists of Juan Pablo Calvo (keyboards, samples, background vocals, programming), Jorge Sobrado...  (2008) » Read more

Opus Avantra - Lyrics – Opus Avantra (see overview in issue #7) were quite a unique combo. Led by Alfredo Tisocco and vocalist Donella del Monaco, Opus Avantra have been around since the mid 70s when they released two highly...  (1996) » Read more

Iconoclasta - De Todos Uno – Iconoclasta's 1985 debut was one of the crowning achievements of Mexican progressive rock, heavily influenced by Genesis (or rather, solo Steve Hackett) and possibly some of the less angular King...  (1995) » Read more

Squonk Opera - Howandever – Ready for something different and very original? First off, forget the Squonk, it's not a reference – these guys sound nothing like Genesis! In fact they are a totally new six-piece from the...  (1995) » Read more




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