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Obscure Progressive Rock: Shylock

From Prog Archives: ‘With endless comparisons to King Crimson, Shylock remains one of the premier French symphonic bands. Other comparisons are made to Arachnoid and Pulsar. Darkness is the key here. Their influence can be felt in such bands as … Continue reading

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Obscure Progressive Rock: Carpe Diem

From Prog Archives: ‘This French group was founded on the Riviera (Nice more precisely) as had SHYLOCK also. They both managed to make two albums both on the Musea catalogue nowadays. However they do sound different, CARPE DIEM sounding more … Continue reading

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Obscure Progressive Rock: Fusioon

From Prog Archives: ‘This is a Spanish quartet from Barcelona featuring Manuel Camp (piano and keyboards), Jordi Camp (bass), Santi Arisa (drums) and Marti Brunet (electric guitars and synthesizers). In the first half of the Seventies FUSIOON released three albums … Continue reading

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Obscure Progressive Rock: Skryvania

From Prog Archives: ‘Back in the mid 70s, the almost fully instrumental quartet SKRYVANIA came from the union of a bunch of French teenage prog-heads – still in high school – who wanted to emulate their musical idols: YES, GENESIS, … Continue reading

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Obscure Progressive Rock: Missus Beastly

From Prog Archives: ‘Formed as soon as 68 under the name psychotic reaction, this band evolved in two different era, the group changed their name to Missus Beastly (from the Negro doll Mistress Beastly) but was among the first of … Continue reading

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Obscure Progressive Rock: Morpheus

From Prog Archives: ‘The band started out in 1971 as OPOSSUM, a six-member jazz-rock outfit. With time, dissention set in as two of the members wanted to tie the band down to free jazz while the other four wanted to … Continue reading

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Obscure Progressive Rock: Asia Minor

From Prog Archives: ‘One of the many fantastic, obscure European progressive bands to be unearthed and made available to the prog-buying public is ASIA MINOR, who only released two very small-time albums in the late ’70s. This band took a … Continue reading

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