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  • Neo-Prog from Germany’s RPWL (not!) but here’s a side project – Blind Ego – Numb!!
  • Archives: Life’s Soundtracks:The run was a struggle but the music from Day Six was great!
  • The Safari explores Estonian Music and finds Metsatöll!!
  • The Safari finds Crossover Prog from Argentina’s Vanished from Earth!
  • The Musical Safari finds Gandalf’s Fist – Neo Prog from the UK!
  • The Safari listens to the Crossover Prog of Bremen’s Eyevory – Euphobia!
  • New Progressive Metal from the US’s Oceans of Night – Midnight Rising!
  • The Safari Explores the Music of Germany’s Frequency Drift – Over!
  • The Music Safari meets the Dutch Crossover Prog band Tumbletown!
  • The Safari finds more Finnish Progressive Metal – Anthriel – The Pathway!!

Exploring the Black Metal of Denmark’s One Woman Project – Myrkur!! Awesome!

Myrkur

So over the last few days I have listened to something completely different a one-woman black metal project – Myrkur. I usually avoid any band labeled black metal or death metal,  I just don’t like the distorted songs or the…

Exploring the Jazz Saxophone of Ernie Watts – A Simple Truth

A Simple Truth

Way back in 1972, tenor saxophone player, Ernie Watts joined the horn section of John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, teaming with fellow sax players Clifford Soloman and Charlie Owens, and trumpeter Blue Mitchell, The resulting album was Mayall’s 1973 release Movin’ On.…

Exploring the Psychedelic/Space Rock of the UK’s Amplifier – Mystoria!

Mystoria

So yesterday the soundtrack for my run (you can read about the run here) was the latest release Mystoria from the UK psychedelic/Space rock band Amplifier. Amplifier plays highly original material using deeply personal lyrics with walls of noise and…

Exploring the Ambient,New Age, Prog of Netherlands’ Forest Field- Onwards and Upwards!

Onwards and Upwards

On Tuesday of this week the soundtrack for my run was Forest Field’s second release Onwards and Upwards. According to their website…… Forest Field is not a band Forest Field is a project Forest Field is lead by Chinawhite guitarist Peter Cox…

Exploring the Prog/Post-Rock Music of Tampa’s Tides of Man – Young and Courageous

Tides of Man

So far this week  I have run two days, first on Sunday and then again yesterday. Sunday’s run was a struggle, and yesterday’s while only slightly faster was a bit easier! The soundtracks for each run was a progressive rock…

Morning Music – A little “Classical Gas” and “That’s All Right, Mama” from the birthday boys!

Mason-Williams-Phonograph-Record

So today (August 24, 1938) is the birthday of former writer for the Smothers Brothers Show and great guitarist Mason Williams. He was born in Abilene, Texas in 1938. “Classical Gas” rose as high as #2 on the charts. The…