A Grandchild of 70s Progressive Rock
Every time I put on Mark McGuire’s Along the Way I feel like I’m taking a trip into the future via my past. Elements of the 70s progressive rock music I love from Popol Vuh, Ash Ra Tempel, Mike Oldfield and Jade Warrior emerge in his music. But Mark McGuire isn’t recreating this sound so much as reinventing it for his own vocabulary. He was formerly in Emeralds, an electronic band with deep echoes of German space music but on his own, he’s made a statement recording that goes beyond that. It was the Echoes CD of the Month for March and you can read a review and listen to tracks from it here. He talks about it tonight on Echoes.
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