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TRNA – Istok

All things considered, “Istok” is an album that gives me mixed feelings. There are some great moments here and Trna’s musical talent is obvious, but it’s just not compelling enough to make a difference.

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Sleep Token – This Place Will Become Your Tomb

Sleep Token are still amazing at creating an experience with their music. Whenever I listen to them, I tend to lose myself in the soundscape that they craft in front of me.

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Voyager – A Voyage Through Time

A voyage in 5 jackets and 7 albums: Voyager managed to capture the immense fun of their live shows for audiences around the world – and leave us craving for more.

Aeon Zen – Transversal

I’m sure this isn’t the end of Rich Gray and the guys. Whatever project(s) they move onto next, are bound to be worth checking out.

Progtalks interviews Grace Hayhurst – Ep. 24

Up-and-coming UK musician Grace Hayhurst is our guest on this episode of the Progtalks. We discuss her recently released EP “Existence is Temporary”, her love of progressive music, and her plans for an upcoming future debut album.

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TRNA – Istok

All things considered, “Istok” is an album that gives me mixed feelings. There are some great moments here and Trna’s musical talent is obvious, but it’s just not compelling enough to make a difference.

Aeon Zen – Transversal

I’m sure this isn’t the end of Rich Gray and the guys. Whatever project(s) they move onto next, are bound to be worth checking out.

Rivers of Nihil – The Work

One thing is for sure, Rivers of Nihil are carving out their own musical journey. They will strive to bring us new things and there’s no going back now. I’m already hungry for more.

Alustrium – A Monument To Silence

I don’t particularly like death metal. Sure, it’s fun in a live setting and there is a handful of albums that I enjoy, but in general I don’t care much for it. So, when I decided to try Alustrium’s second album, “A Monument To Silence”, my expectations were fairly...

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Progtalks interviews Grace Hayhurst – Ep. 24

Up-and-coming UK musician Grace Hayhurst is our guest on this episode of the Progtalks. We discuss her recently released EP “Existence is Temporary”, her love of progressive music, and her plans for an upcoming future debut album.

Progtalks Interviews Aeon Zen (Rich Gray) – Ep. 23

Rich Gray, multi-instrumentalist and mastermind of UK based progressive metal band is our guest on this episode of the Progtalks. We talk about the history of Aeon Zen, their new (and sadly last) album “Transversal”, and also our favorite one-song albums.

Progtalks Interviews A Dying Planet (Jasun Tipton) – Ep. 22

US Progressive metal veteran Jasun Tipton joins Uncle Prog on the Progtalks to discuss the upcoming album from A Dying Planet. “When The Skies Are Grey” releases on September the 17th. We’re also updated on the future plans of legendary band Zero Hour!

Progtalks interviews Marius Leirånes/Pixie Ninja – Ep. 21

Norwegian musician Marius Leirånes is our guest on this episode of the Progtalks. We discuss his recently released solo-album “Langtidsperspektiv” and how his ancestry inspired the music on the album. We also, of course, talk about his main band Pixie Ninja!

Progtalks Interviews Leprous – Ep. 20

Einar Solberg from Norwegian art rockers Leprous joins guest host Dario Albrecht this week on the Progtalks to talk about the unusual genesis of their new album “Aphelion”, the challenge of writing a song guided by fans and the role of guitar solos in prog music.

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Odd Circus premiere Arch Nova video

Odd Circus’ music explores the suspension of space and time navigating a boundary-less sonic landscape that embraces the unknown and welcomes the bizarre. The result is an experimental style of psychedelic art-rock that weaves its way into garage, fusion, krautrock,...

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The Progfiles Archives: June 2021

A forgotten gem of Israeli prog rock from the ’70s, a triad of connected, excellent Norwegian progressive metal albums, Syrian and Mexican prog-death, ambient, drony progressive doom from France, modern prog-rock from Italy and the Netherlands, and more! Should be something for just about everyone in this month’s edition of The Progfiles Archives.

The Progfiles Archives: May 2021

Vietnamese traditional progressive metal, French djent, progressive/technical death-metal and cinematic post-rock, American 70’s inspired prog-rock, a lesser-known true gem of British early prog, some Swedish doomy prog and much more in this month’s Progfiles Archives.

The Progfiles Archives – Promotour April 2021

This month Progfiles Archives is here for your reading and listening pleasure. This time it’s a “Promotour” edition, put together by The Progspace writer, and Progfiles host Cees, focusing on brand new progressive music releases of all styles and sub-genres. So if you are up for discovering a diverse selection of new music released over the last few months, this is the place you want to be.

The Progfiles Archives: March 2021

Grievously overlooked progressive artrock by Olivia & the Random, powerprog by Dakesis, modern progressive folk by James Lindsay, prog-thrash by Paranorm and a look back to the seventies with classic band Gryphon.
There should be something for absolutely everyone in this edition of Rune’s Progfiles Archives.

The Progfiles Archives: February 2021

A new song by UK band Konom, great Italian Prog by Logos and feel-good music by Norway’s MEER are just some of the highlights of the February edition of Rune’s Progfiles!

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Voyager – A Voyage Through Time

A voyage in 5 jackets and 7 albums: Voyager managed to capture the immense fun of their live shows for audiences around the world – and leave us craving for more.

Fractal Universe – The Impassable Horizon Alive

In these strange times and longer than expected restrictions, the possibility of safely attending a normal live gig still seems remote. There is light at the end of the tunnel although concerts booked keep getting postponed, some getting pushed back a year....

An Evening with Baard Kolstad – Live Streaming

It was just a matter of time for drummer-extraordinaire Baard Kolstad to do a live-stream drum clinic. But not just any: hosted by his longtime friend and fellow drummer, Simen Sandnes, this was more a gathering of friends, present in the studio and online. Talking about his career and style and seasoned with playthroughs of some of his band’s songs as well as special covers.

Leprous – Bilateral & Coal Weekend (Apr. 10 – 11)

Leprous delivered once again an unforgettable weekend by playing their albums Bilateral and Coal in their entirety. The weekends double streaming live from their hometown’s Notodden Theater have been a successful idea, and I was not going to miss my favorite Leprous album played live!

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