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Oct 10, 2022 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM


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 #461

9:03 PM
High Wheel - Into Voyage
High Wheel Into Voyage
There Ipso Facto Music 1996

Greetings folks! We begin C-Sides #461 with a bit of Progressive Rock out of Miesbach, Germany. This marvelous instrumental is the opening track to High Wheel's third studio album. Released in 1996

9:11 PM
The Petards - Big Boom
The Petards Big Boom
Pet Arts Zeitgeist 2013

Obscure Hard Rock from Schrecksbach, Germany. This fine tune comes from The Petards fourth and final studio album. Originally released in 1971

9:18 PM
Orango - Give Me a Hundred
Orango Give Me a Hundred
The Mules of Nana Stickman Records 2017

A gentle and slightly bluesy Rural Rock ballad by this retro Hard Rock trio from Oslo, Norway. This catchy song comes from Orango's 6th studio album. Released in 2017 https://www.orangotheband.com/

9:23 PM
Wicked Minds - Elephant Stone
Wicked Minds Elephant Stone
Live At Burg Herzberg Festival 2006 Herzberg Verlag 2007

Live Heavy Psychedelic Rock / Jam by this phenomenal band out of Piacenza, Italy. This tune was recorded live on July 22, 2006 at the Burg Herzberg festival. These guys performed their set that Saturday between Uli Jon Roth and Wishbone Ash! What a show!

9:37 PM
Lucifer's Friend - Free Hooker
Lucifer's Friend Free Hooker
Mind Exploding Repertoire Records 1998

Progressive Rock by this well known band out of Hamburg, Germany. This terrific tune comes from Lucifer's Friend's fifth studio album. Originally released in 1976

9:44 PM
Holy Moses!! - Bazaraza Bound
Holy Moses!! Bazaraza Bound
Holy Moses!! Fallout 2007

Rural flavored Psychedelic Hard Rock with a Boogie twist by this short lived band from Woodstock, NY. This tune is the closing track to their lone album. Originally released in 1971

9:53 PM
Solaris - Apokalipszis
Solaris Apokalipszis
Marsbéli Krónikák Gong 1995

Top-notch keyboard led Progressive Rock out of Budapest, Hungary. This sweet piece of music can be found on this band's legendary debut. Originally released in 1984

10:02 PM
Moon Letters - Fate of the Alacorn
Moon Letters Fate of the Alacorn N
Thank You From the Future Self Released 2022

New Progressive Rock by this superb band out of Seattle, WA. This tune comes from Moon Letters' second and most recent album. Released in 2022 https://moonletters.bandcamp.com

10:09 PM
System - Highway Life
System Highway Life
On the Other Side of Time Tash Records 1977

Obscure Progressive Rock from Norwich, England (not to be confused with the Danish "System" I played a couple weeks ago). This great tune comes from this band's one and only LP. Released in 1977

10:17 PM
Be Bop Deluxe - Sister Seagull
Be Bop Deluxe Sister Seagull
Futurama Harvest 1991

Art / Progressive Rock from Wakefield, England by this group led by guitarist, Bill Nelson. This tune comes from Be-Bop Deluxe's sophomore album. Originally released in 1975

10:23 PM
Helmet of Gnats - Chimps in Space
Helmet of Gnats Chimps in Space
Timeslip Ambient Records 2004

For tonight's "Essential Epic" we travel to Stamford, CT for some sensational Progressive Rock. This tune is the closing track to Helmet of Gnats' second studio album. Released in 2004 https://helmetofgnats1.bandcamp.com/

10:38 PM
The Vintage Caravan - Expand Your Mind
The Vintage Caravan Expand Your Mind
Voyage Nuclear Blast 2014

Fun Heavy retro Hard Rock by this power trio out of Reykjavik, Iceland. This killer tune comes from The Vintage Caravan's second studio album, recorded when these guys were just teenagers! Originally released in 2012 https://www.thevintagecaravan.eu/

10:45 PM
Efecto - Schop...Pan
Efecto Schop...Pan
Efecto Mylodon Records 2008

Relatively unknown Progressive Rock from Santiago, Chile. This piece of music comes from Efecto's lone studio album. Released in 2008

10:53 PM
Konami Kukeiha Club (コナミ矩形波倶楽部) - Slash
Konami Kukeiha Club (コナミ矩形波倶楽部) Slash
Perfect Selection Dragon Battle King Records 1994

We conclude C-Sides #461 with some fiery rare Instrumental Progressive Metal out of Kobe, Japan (that originally accompanied a video game), performed by Naoto Shibata Project, circa 1994. Thanks for listening, folks! Be sure to tune in again next week! Then our voyage will continue! ☮︎