"The notion of progressive rock often suggests the melding of rock with some elements of jazz or jazz fusion, due to extended song forms and an emphasis on instrumental prowess.
Limited edition 2LP vinyl set. Fascinating new collective from the Bay area. Equal parts King Crimson and Thinking Plague mixed together with an improvisational edge.
Limited edition 2LP vinyl set. At this point in time the band had moved over to The End Records and they were a good fit for their roster offering a mix of avant prog rock and metal.
"Composed for symphony orchestra and Mats/Morgan Band.
It is very rare to have a full symphony orchestra perform your own original music. So I feel very fortunate that Norrland Operan’s symphony orchestra will perform this, my music, live with Mats/Morgan Band in October 2016.
Francesco Zago's avant baby puts together another amazing collection of experimental/exploratory songs-- their first studio album since 2010's wonderful masterpiece, Iridule. Percussionists and a percussion-mindset seem to rule the day with YUGEN work, and Death by Water is no exception.
"Jono El Grande is a self-taught composer, musician, conductor, painter and prankster and remains an outsider on the far margins of the Norwegian experimental music scene.
"From Guapo’s origins as an artsy noise-rock duo in the 90s to their current standing as a quartet, founder and drummer Dave Smith has steered clear of cliché and compromise.
Upsilon Acrux is amazzzzzzzzing. --Thurston Moore, Sonic Youth
October Equus are one of the more interesting bands on the so-called "avant-prog" scene. Their music has a dark energy that often evokes the spirit of Present and King Crimson. A lot of this is due to the angular stylings of guitarist/leader Angel Ontalva.
"Souffle Continu Records presents the first official vinyl reissue of With (Junk-Saucepan) When (Spoon-Trigger), Mahogany Brain's 1971 debut album.