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C-Sides

Jul 17, 2023 9:00 PM – 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 #500

C-Sides
9:03 PM
Cytrus - Jeźdźcy Smoków
Cytrus Jeźdźcy Smoków
Kurza Twarz Metal Mind Productions 2006

Greetings folks! We begin C-Sides #500 with some fantastic Progressive / Jazz Rock from Pomorskie, Poland. This fine piece of music was recorded in 1980 and released archivally in 2006.

9:07 PM
Asteroid - Anagram
Asteroid Anagram
Asteroid / Blowback (Split) Fuzzorama Records 2006

Hard / Stoner Rock from Örebro, Sweden. This killer tune comes from this split CD with Blowback from 2006, released one year before Asteroid's full length debut album

9:12 PM
Oktober - Familie
Oktober Familie
Uhrsprung Trikont-Unsere Stimme 1976

Obscure Progressive Rock out of Hamburg, Germany. This excellent tune comes from Oktober's debut studio album. Released in 1976

9:20 PM
Culpeper's Orchard - Your Song & Mine
Culpeper's Orchard Your Song & Mine
Culpeper's Orchard Progressive Line 2001

Progressive Rock from Copenhagen, Denmark. This marvelous tune comes from this band's amazing debut studio album. Originally released in 1971

9:26 PM
Oko - Raskorak
Oko Raskorak
Raskorak Jugoton 2012

Instrumental Progressive Rock from Ljubliana, Slovenia. This awesome piece of music can be found on Oko's one and only studio album. Originally released in 1976

9:34 PM
Aerodrom - Pusti Neka Traje
Aerodrom Pusti Neka Traje
Kad Misli MI Vrludaju Croatia Records 2018

Progressive Rock from Zagreb, Croatia. This cool tune comes from Aerodrom's first studio album. Originally released in 1979

9:43 PM
Agusa - Lust och Fägring (Sommarvisan)
Agusa Lust och Fägring (Sommarvisan) N
Prima Materia Kommun 2 2023

Brand new Progressive Rock out of Malmo, Sweden. This magnificent epic tune is the opening track to Agusa's sixth studio album. Released last Friday, 7-14-2023 https://agusaband.bandcamp.com/album/prima-materia

10:02 PM
Ring Van Mobius - The 3rd Chapter: Moments and Movements, including a) The Questioning, b) Circles & Crosses, c) The Drifting (pt I)
Ring Van Mobius The 3rd Chapter: Moments and Movements, including a) The Questioning, b) Circles & Crosses, c) The Drifting (pt I) N
Commissioned Works Pt II - Six Drops of Poison Apollon Records 2023

Out of Karmoy, Norway we have more new Scandinavian Progressive Rock. This wild (slightly edited) tune comes from Ring Van Möbius' third studio album. Also released last Friday, 7-14-2023 https://ringvanmbius.bandcamp.com/album/commissioned-works-pt-ii-six-drops-of-poison

10:09 PM
Jimi Hendrix - Trash Man
Jimi Hendrix Trash Man
Midnight Lightning Polydor 1989

Killer rarely heard Heavy Rock jam by this legendary artist from Seattle, WA. This fiery tune was recorded between 1968-70, later produced and overdubbed by Alan Douglas in 1975, four years after Jimi's passing

10:14 PM
Transatlantic - All of the Above
Transatlantic All of the Above
SMPT:e Radiant Records 2000

For tonight's "Essential Epic" we head back to the year 2000 and the debut of this heavy hitting multinational supergroup featuring Neal Morse (lead vocals, keyboards), Roine Stolt (guitar, vocals), Pete Trewavas (bass), Mike Portnoy (drums). This (slightly edited) monster size epic is the opening track to Transatlantic's SMPT:e

10:45 PM
Arcadium - Birth, Life and Death
Arcadium Birth, Life and Death
Breathe Awhile Green Tree 1992

Superb Prog / Psych Rock from London, England. This minor epic tune comes from Arcadium's lone studio album. Originally released in 1969

10:55 PM
Cressida - Time for Bed
Cressida Time for Bed
Cressida Repertoire Records 1992

We conclude C-Sides #500 with this apropos Progressive Pop tune by this legendary UK ensemble, circa 1970. Thanks for listening, folks! Be sure to tune in again next week! Then our voyage will continue! ☮︎