Dusting off recordings that fall into the category of Prog Rock. Lots of windswept guitar histrionics, gushing keyboards, lyrics full of mystical allusions and song and album titles bearing no relation to the music and almost as long as the music itself!
Gong – Master Builder OHO – Nocturnal Recurrence Gentle Giant – Nothing At All
King Crimson – Red
Rush – Xanadu Crack The Sky – Hold On
Strawbs – Hero and Heroine Caravan – C’Thlu Thlu Carmen – Fandangos In Space
Pink Floyd – Welcome To The Machine Emerson, Lake & Palmer – From The Beginning McDonald & Giles – Tomorrow’s People The Children Of Today
Genesis – The Return of The Giant Hogweed Happy The Man – Stumpy Meets the Firecracker in Stencil Forest FM – Phasors On Stun Yes – Siberian Khatru
Frank Zappa and The Mothers Of Invention – Inca Roads
It’s a soundtrack without a “movie” . .Tune in to “see” the “film”
The Replacements – Hold My Life Young Fresh Fellows – Hang Out Right Hoodoo Gurus – (Let’s All) Turn On Echo & The Bunnymen – Rescue The Dream Syndicate – The Days of Wine and Roses The Church – Electric Lash
Yo La Tengo – Drug Test The Leaving Trains – Temporal Slut Camper Van Beethoven (We’re A) Bad Trip The Fleshtones – RIght Side Of A Good Thing Beat Happening – Bad Seeds Great Plains – Letter To A Fanzine Soul Asylum – James at 16 (Heavy Medley)
Game Theory – Last Day That We’re Young Screaming Trees – Transfiguration Let’s Active – In Little Ways The Jesus And Mary Chain – You Trip Me Up (acoustic) R.E.M. -Time After Time (Annelise) Love & Rockets – A Private Future Tommy Keene – Places That Are Gone
Rainy Day – Flying On The Ground Is Wrong Julian Cope – Laughing Boy King Crimson – Sleepless Eyes of Mind – Drama Drama The Three O’clock – The Girl With The Guitar (Says Oh Yeah) The Go-Betweens – Dive For Your Memory
Enter a a world filled with cool and strange and often offbeat music that probably will defy genre and leave you confused . Raiding the audio pantry and keeping it weird this on Listen Up!
Music scoured from thrift stores, run down record shops, yard sale trash bins, discarded boxes on the side of the road, and even the internet.
Bedful Of Metaphysicians – For Cash Bongwater – Great Radio Borden’s Frosted Shake 5- Shake It! Twink – Sugar Trip
Negativland – Content Raymond Scott – Lightworks Ken Williams – Trash Can Fletcher Hills School Dancers – The New Low Down Joe Dodo & The Groovers – Groovy
Pizzicato Five – Two Sleepy People Buzz – You’re Holding Me Down Lani Royal With The Diamond Head Band – Hawaiian War Chant Barry Tiffin – Candy Bars For Elvis Hasil Adkins – Punchy Wunchy Wickey Wackey Woo
Negativland – Before I Ask The Three Degrees – When Will I See You Again (Japanese Version)
Negativland – Why Are We Waiting Tom Clelund – All Mosquitoes Must Die Blind Teeth Victory Band – Your Rock & Roll Don’t Matter Jonathon Round – Sympathy For The Devil David Greenberger and Birdsongs of The Mesozoic – How Records Are Made
Milwaukee Iron – Get Down Biker Music Anne McGonagle – New Jersey Jon Wayne – Truckin’
Negativland – Create The Visitor Buzz Martin – Automated Love Charlie Daniels – Robot Romp
Leslie Harris and The Houses Of Fire – Jogging For Jesus Evel Knievel – Why
Ray Sanders – Beer Drinkin’ Music The A-Bones – Daddy Wants A Cold Beer Unit 3 With Venus – Beer