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New acquisition: Comus - First Utterance ('71)

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What is Acid Folk, really? Like the dubious but pragmatic handles of ‘Freakbeat’ and ‘Psych’, it seems to have been invented in a recent decade and retroactively applied to nebulous music during a particular period from the late 60s onwards. 427 more words

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547. Squarer for Maud

“I mostly hated so-called jazz-rock fusion at the time – so many of my fave Prog heroes getting caught up with showing off or whatever, forgetting to actually make interesting, astonishing music. 80 more words

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Album of the week: Joy of a Toy (1969)

Would recommend if you’re a fan of: Soft machine, Syd Barrett, Nick Drake, Donovan

In a musical universe where musicians and labels churn out albums that are trite and commonplace, music goers can be sometimes left disillusioned. 757 more words

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38. The Solid Time Of Change

Installment #38 of the Solid Time of Change aired on Saturday May-27-2017 (c/o CiTR.FM.101.9).

Youtube playlist (sadly inaccurate).

The Solid Time of Change is our overlong yet incomplete history of the so-called  116 more words

Prog Rock

22 May

Soft Machine – Third (1970, CBS)

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When one wants to wax lyrical about progressive rock (“prog” for the lay-person), one inevitably hones in on Kent and focuses an even more discerning eye on the wee ville of Canterbury. 296 more words

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