Tag: Space Rock

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: Android | 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…

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…

Darkside of the Beach Boys on Echoes Tonight

From Tonight Sky to Darkside on Echoes T0night Darkside is a duo from where else? Brooklyn.  Electronic musician Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington spin out psychedelic electronica landscapes with moods that reference German avant-rockers, Can.  Catch them live if you can.  They did an amazing set at this year’s Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit.…

Still Tangerine Dreaming

There is a nice review of Tangerine Dream’s show in NYC by Jon Pareles in the New York Times.  Nice to see a balanced POV in the mainstream media. Apparently, while they had a bigger venue in New York than Philadelphia, they did not have a bigger audience.  Only a few hundred according to reports.…