It’s a crying shame that Belarusian Rock-In-Opposition-influenced band Rational Diet is no more. For my taste, they had carried the torch first illumined by bands such as Art Zoyd, Univers Zero and Henry Cow.
Gwenno are a band from Wales who just popped onto my radar. File under neo-Krautrock-influenced bliss.
Catherine Ribeiro is France’s psychedelic chanteuse. From what I understand, she is still making music. This is from her peak period, and it still sounds stunning.
I’ve yet to hear a bad track from Kraftwerk. Thanks the my incredible friends on my Facebook feed who pointed me to this lilting piece of electronic music.
Firyuza were a prog-jazz-funk band from Turkmenistan. The album is a classic in the Soviet Rock world.
I hate it when my blog becomes a necropsy report. Unfortunately, the world lost former singer of Aphrodite’s Child, and an amazing singer in his own right, Demis Roussos. The BBC provides an obituary here.
While fronting one of the greatest of all progressive rock bands in Van Der Graaf Generator, Peter Hammill was releasing critically acclaimed solo albums. Here’s a piece from the album The Love Songs. As a side note, many thanks to Virgil Pink, who shares a tremendous amount of wonderful videos. He should be on your […]