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C-Sides

Aug 1, 2022 9:00 PM â€“ 11:00 PM

Music

With Rick Comello

C-Sides specializes in obscure music from all over the globe. With rock at its core, Rick Comello explores multiple genres spanning the last 50 years, unearthing music from some of the finest progressive, fusion, avant-garde, psych and hard rock artists to ever grace this wondrous planet.

C-Sides Playlist #452

C-Sides
9:03 PM
Stackridge - The Last Plimsoll
Stackridge The Last Plimsoll
The Man In the Bowler Hat Edsel Records 1996

Greetings all! We begin C-Sides #452 with some classic Art Pop from Bristol, England. This fine tune comes from Stackridge's 3rd studio album, and the only record to feature Sir George Martin as producer. Originally released in 1974

9:07 PM
Gold - All Right
Gold All Right
Mission Rock World In Sound 2002

Psychedelic Rock out of San Francisco, CA by this band that existed from 1967-73 without a proper studio album. This tune was recorded in 1971 and released archivally in 2002 on this superb World In Sound CD.

9:12 PM
Electric Sandwich - Devil’s Dream
Electric Sandwich Devil’s Dream
Electric Sandwich Repertoire Records 1997

Progressive / Psychedelic Rock from Bonn. Germany. This fantastic tune comes from a reissue of Electric Sandwich's only album in their heyday. Originally released in 1972

9:20 PM
Pre - Firmer Hand
Pre Firmer Hand
Pre ZNR Records 1994

Top-notch Yes influenced Progressive Rock out of Louisville, KY. This fantastic tune and album were recorded in 1973 and not unearthed until 1994 by ZNR Records owner, Steve Roberts

9:30 PM
Blow Out - Electric Bird
Blow Out Electric Bird
Blow Out Norske Albumklassikere 2022

Freshly reissued Jazz Rock from Oslo, Norway by this one album band that was (for the most part) the 3rd and final album from the classic group, Moose Loose. Originally released in 1977

9:40 PM
Kleptomania - From the Beginning
Kleptomania From the Beginning
Kleptomania Music Emporium 1995

Progressive Rock from Brussels, Belgium by this group that had a bootleg album of songs released after their breakup in 1979, titled "Elephant's Lost". This tune was recorded in 1973 and comes from a limited compilation of the band's material from 1968-1975.

9:44 PM
Jupu Group - The Seeker
Jupu Group The Seeker
Ahmoo! Svart Records 2018

Progressive / Jazz Rock out of Helsinki, Finland. This awesome piece of music can be found on Jupu Group's lone studio album. Originally released in 1975

9:50 PM
Barbarella - Barbarella
Barbarella Barbarella
Barbarella Self Released 1975

Obscure Progressive Rock by this "one shot" band out of Copenhagen, Denmark. This excellent tune comes from this Barbarella's lone LP. Released in 1975

10:02 PM
The Facedancers - Little Waterfall
The Facedancers Little Waterfall
The Facedancers Synton Archive Productions 1997

Very unique Progressive Rock by this short lived band out of Philadelphia, PA that recorded their one and only studio album in NYC in 1973

10:09 PM
On The Raw - Climbing the Air
On The Raw Climbing the Air
Climbing the Air Red Phone Records 2019

Amazing contemporary Progressive Rock from Barcelona, Spain, This marvelous tune is the title track to this ensemble's 2nd and most recent studio album. Released in 2019

10:20 PM
Ben Craven - Die Before You Wake
Ben Craven Die Before You Wake N
Monsters From The ID Desert Comb Music 2022

For tonight's "Essential Epic" we have some new Progressive Rock from Brisbane, Australia. This remarkable piece of music is one of two outstanding epic pieces on Ben's 5th studio album. Released in 2022. Fun fact: Ben Craven's logo and debut album artwork were illustrated by none other than Roger Dean. On this new album the artwork is provided by Roger's daughter, Freyja Dean

10:42 PM
Metropolis - Dreamweaver
Metropolis Dreamweaver
Metropolis Germanofon 1996

Rare Progressive Rock by this short lived group from Berlin, Germany. This cool tune comes off of their lone studio album. Originally released in 1974

10:48 PM
East Wind Pot - April Dancer
East Wind Pot April Dancer
East Wind Pot Musea Records 2006

We conclude C-Sides #452 with some dynamite Weather Report influenced Jazz Fusion out of Japan, circa 2006. Thanks for listening, folks! Be sure to tune in again next week for a "one off" special edition of C-Sides! Then our voyage will continue! ☮︎