Tag: Mark McGuire

Mark McGuire’s Progressive Reinvention

Mark McGuire: Along The Way

Mark McGuire’s Prog-Rock Roots and Metaphysical Designs. https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-MarkMcGuire.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIf you thought Toto had taken over Mike Oldfield’s body on his recent album, Man on the Rocks, then you should hear Mark McGuire’s Along the Way.  Every time I put it on I feel like I’m taking a trip into…

Mark McGuire Talks Music & Metaphysics on Echoes

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…

Echoes Top 25 for March 2014

Progressive guitars, Serene Songs and Hang Drums Lead Echoes Top 25 for March It’s no surprise that our March CD of the Month, Mark McGuire’s Along the Way, leads the Echoes Top 25.  Fans of Popol Vuh, Ashra and Mike Oldfield should be in prog-epic heaven with this album.  Hear Mark McGuire interviewed on Monday…

Echoes March CD of the Month: Mark McGuire’s Along the Way

Mark McGuire Creates 21st Century Progressive Rock Opus for Echoes CD of the Month Old fans of progressive rock and space music might be forgiven if listening to Mark McGuire’s Along the Way takes them back to about 1975, calling up music like Ash Ra Tempel’s Inventions for Electric Guitar, Popol Vuh’s Seligpreisung or Can’s…

Guitar Splendor in Echoes Top 25

Erik Wøllo and Mark McGuire bring guitars back to Echoes Top 25 Erik Wøllo’s February CD of the Month, Timelines,  leads Echoes Top 25.  It’s a brilliant recording of layered guitar dreamscapes.  Following close behind is our soon-to-be March CD of the Month, Mark McGuire’s Progressive Rock epic, Along the Way.  You’ll be hearing more about…