PROG AGAIN – 7th

Music, Radio, Uncategorized
I will be joining Dan Reed for the 7th Annual High's in the 70's Prog Rock Marathon on WXPN this coming Saturday January 5.  This year we are doing 12 hours of prog with Echoes NPR host John Diliberto and Star's End host Chuck van Zyl.  Joining us this year will be author Dave Thompson, who will bring his own collection of prog oddities.  Plenty of classics and my personal assortment of vinyl near-cult classics like Blodwyn Pig, Tasavallen Presidente, Audience, Andy Pratt and Matching Mole. What makes for near cult status in prog?
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6th annual prog marathon

Live Performance, Music, News, Radio, Tour, Video
glad tidings for the new year. while reading the station's top 100 list, i assembled a list of favorite recordings of 2011. these are not necessarily the best of the year, but are the ones i listened to again and again, and found something more i liked about them each time. i would define a "best of" list as those that got the most airplay and sold the most copies, and achieved mainstream attention in a world that has adapted to the mediastream. so instead of the 'best' here's my most enjoyed. FAVORITE SOUNDS OF THE NEW ELDERLY:: my morning jacket - best rock record made this year. loved the who^ references, especially the pete townsend windmill riffs in ''circuital''. intense, delicate, serious and tongue in cheek, MMJ marries all…
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