Tag Archive for ProgRock

Fernwood Echoes February CD of the Month

World Fusion Backwoods Ambiences from FernwoodIf it wasn’t for Martin Mull’s 1970s TV series, Fernwood T2 Night, the name Fernwood would more instantly conjure up pastoral images of a backwoods town from a time gone by. The band called Fernwood does that, only their backwoods could be in Bangalore, Senegal or in the Appalachian hills.…

Re-Genesis – Steve Hackett Live.

Steve Hackett Goes Back to Beginning at Keswick Theatre With Yestival this past summer, gearing up for Hawkwind’s sadly postponed tour,  and now Steve Hackett revisiting his work with Genesis, it’s been a year for Progressive Rock nostalgia.  Guitarist Steve Hackett was with Genesis for their glory years and then stuck around for two post-Peter…

Krimson, Kveikur and Church tonight on Echoes

Sigur Ros is touring the US this fall.  Hear some of what they’ll be playing when we hear a track off their latest CD, Kveikur.  We’ll also hear a sublime classic from the Discipline era of King Crimson and there’s a surprising track from Charlotte Church, the former child-prodigy opera star who tunes her pipes…

Echoes in Video-Hillage & Foxx

Some really great videos have been coming our way in the last two days. First up, Steve Hillage, a member of the psychedelic progressive band, Gong, and a prolific solo artist in various guises including this one as System 7.  I love Hillage’s electronic music but when he plays live, I like him better with…

Just Say YESTIVAL to Another Excess.

A Rousing Yes to Yestival with Yes, Renaissance, Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy, Volto! and The Musical Box In 1971 I went to the Orpheum Theater in Boston for a double bill of Yes and King Crimson.  Being too hip for the room, I was there to see the Islands edition of Crimson. Yes of course,…