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Oct 17, 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 #462

9:03 PM
WIZRD - Lessons
WIZRD Lessons N
Seasons Karisma Records 2022

Greetings folks! We begin C-Sides #462 with some new Progressive Rock out of Oslo, Norway. This fantastic tune comes from WIZRD's forthcoming debut album. To be released this Friday, October 21, 2022 https://wizrd.bandcamp.com/album/seasons

9:07 PM
Atlantis - Changed It All
Atlantis Changed It All
It's Getting Better Repertoire Records 1993

Progressive Rock from Hamburg, Germany by this band formed Inga Rumpf, Jean-Jacques Kravetz and Karl-Heinz Schott after leaving the iconic band, Frumpy. This awesome tune comes from Atlantis' second album. originally released in 1973

9:13 PM
Connivence - Saskatoon
Connivence Saskatoon
II Kébec Disc 1979

Progressive Folk Rock from Hull, QC, Canada. This excellent piece of music comes from this band's sophomore LP. Released in 1979

9:19 PM
Made In Sweden - Winter's a Bummer
Made In Sweden Winter's a Bummer
Made In England Esoteric Recordings 2009

Groovy Progressive Rock by this band formed by George "Jojje" Wadenius (later in Blood, Sweat and Tears, 1972-76) in Stockholm, Sweden in 1968. This tune is the opening track to their third studio album. Recorded in the UK while hanging with members of Colosseum in 1970

9:25 PM
Déjà-Vu - Burning Bridges
Déjà-Vu Burning Bridges
Between the Leaves Research Records 1995

Progressive Rock from Hobøl, Norway by this group formed by Svein Rønning and Knut Lie after exiting the band, Høst. This tune comes from Déjà-Vu's lone studio album. Originally released in 1976

9:35 PM
Skyeros - Searchin'
Skyeros Searchin' L
Skyeros Self Released 1975

Obscure rural flavored Rock from right here in St. Louis, MO. This fine tune comes from this local band's one and only studio album. Self released in 1975

9:41 PM
Phi Yaan-Zek - Interdimensional Garden Party
Phi Yaan-Zek Interdimensional Garden Party N
Interdimensional Garden Party Self Released 2022

Zappa influenced Progressive Rock / Fusion out of London, England performed by guitarist Phi Yaan-Zek and a slew of guests including Marco Minnemann, Bryan Beller, Lalle Larsson and Mike Keneally. This wild track comes from this guitarist's latest offering. Released October 7, 2022 https://shop.pyzmusic.com/album/interdimensional-g...

9:48 PM
Ashbury - Vengeance
Ashbury Vengeance
Endless Skies Rockadrome 2007

Relatively obscure classic Hard Rock from Tucson, AZ. This rockin' tune comes from Ashbury's first studio album. Originally released in 1983

9:52 PM
Iris - Train De Vie
Iris Train De Vie
Crossing the Desert SPV Recordings 1996

Instrumental Progressive Rock out of London, England by this short lived project led by guitarist/keyboardist, Sylvain Gouvernaire. The band's rhythm section was filled in by none other than Pete Trewavas and Ian Mosley from Marillion. Released in 1996

10:02 PM
Maxophone - Al Mancato Compleanno di una Farfalla
Maxophone Al Mancato Compleanno di una Farfalla
Maxophone Mellow Records 1996

Progressive Rock by this top-notch band from Milan, Italy. This superb tune comes from Maxophone's amazing lone studio album (until their 2017 reunion). Originally released in 1975

10:08 PM
Tigran Hamasyan - The Grid
Tigran Hamasyan The Grid
Mockroot Nonesuch Records 2015

Sensational Progressive Jazz Fusion by this highly skilled pianist originally from Gyumri, Armenia. This fiery tune comes from Tigran's 6th studio album. Released in 2015

10:14 PM
Trilogy - For an Occasion (After the Ball)
Trilogy For an Occasion (After the Ball)
I'm Beginning to Feel It Big Pink Music 2019

Rare classic Rock from Chicago, IL. This fantastic brief tune comes from this band's one and only LP. Released in 1970

10:16 PM
Robert Savage - Save Us from the Cyclops
Robert Savage Save Us from the Cyclops
The Adventures of Robert Savage (Vol. 1) Skyf Zol 2004

Cool Psych Rock out of Los Angeles, CA by this band formed by former The Leaves and The Hook guitarist, Bobby Arlin (aka Robert Savage). This tune comes from his lone "solo" album. Originally released in 1971

10:24 PM
Arti & Mestieri - Articolazioni
Arti & Mestieri Articolazioni
Tilt (Immagini per un Orecchio) Vinyl Magic 1989

For tonight's "Essential Epic" we travel to Torino, Italy for some legendary Progressive Rock / Jazz Fusion featuring the furious percussion work of Furio Chirico. This scorching tune comes from Arti & Mestieri's sublime debut. Originally released in 1974

10:40 PM
Pendragon - The Walls of Babylon
Pendragon The Walls of Babylon
The Window of Life Toff Records 1993

First-rate Neo-Progressive Rock by this group formed in Stroud, England. This tune is the opening track to Pendragon's fourth studio album. Released in 1993

10:51 PM
Taipuva Luotisuora - Kuuvuori
Taipuva Luotisuora Kuuvuori
IV Kaakao Records 2009

We conclude C-Sides #462 with some sensational Progressive / Space Rock out of Rauma, Finland, circa 2009. Thanks for listening, folks! Be sure to tune in again next week! Then our voyage will continue! ☮︎