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C-Sides

Jul 31, 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 #502

C-Sides
9:03 PM
Kansas - A Glimpse of Home
Kansas A Glimpse of Home
Monolith Kirshner 1986

Greetings folks! We begin C-Sides #502 with a classic tune by this legendary band from Topeka, KS. This song initially appeared on Kansas's sixth studio album, Monolith, back in 1979 and was included in their set at the Fox Theater this past Saturday night.

9:09 PM
Matteo Mancuso - Drop D
Matteo Mancuso Drop D N
The Journey The Players Club 2023

Guitar led Progressive / Jazz Rock by this up and coming guitarist from Palermo, Sicily. This fantastic piece of music can be found on Matteo's debut studio album. Released 7-21-2023 https://matteomancuso.bandcamp.com/album/the-journey

9:14 PM
Ginhouse - Sun in a Bottle
Ginhouse Sun in a Bottle
Ginhouse Green Tree Records 1993

Progressive Rock by this trip from Newcastle upon Tyne, England. This classic tune comes from Ginhouse's lone studio album. Originally released in 1971

9:21 PM
Arjen Lucassen's Guilt Machine - Twisted Coil
Arjen Lucassen's Guilt Machine Twisted Coil
On This Perfect Day Mascot Records 2009

Top-Notch Progressive Metal / Rock by this Arjen Lucassen project formed in Oudenbosch, Netherlands. This tune is the opening track to the project's only studio album. Released in 2009

9:33 PM
Child's Play - Little David
Child's Play Little David
Child's Play Paisley Press 2023

Freshly reissued obscure Jazz Fusion by this short lived band out of Richmond, VA. This tune comes from this group's one studio album. Originally released in 1979

9:41 PM
Delta Blues Band - Clouds Covering the Sun
Delta Blues Band Clouds Covering the Sun
Delta Blues Band Rock In Beat 2001

Bluesy Psychedelic Pop Rock out of Copenhagen, Denmark.This great tune comes from this band's lone album. Oringinally released in 1969

9:46 PM
Bounty - So Have a Good Time
Bounty So Have a Good Time
Bounty Paisley Press 2023

Another Freshly reissued Prog / Fusion obscurity on the Paisley Press label. This fine group hailed from Southern California and released their one studio record in 1981. This piece is one of three tunes on the album

10:02 PM
Doris - You Never Come Closer
Doris You Never Come Closer
Did You Give the World Some Love Today Baby? Parlophone Sweden 1996

Psychedelic Pop out of Goteborg, Sweden by Doris Irene Olsson Marberg, who went by the stage name, Doris Svensson. This groovy tune comes from her lone full length solo album, originally released in 1970

10:06 PM
Satchitananda - Destiny
Satchitananda Destiny
A Thought Away Paisley Press 2023

Our third fresh Paisley Press reissue on today's program! Awesome Progressive Rock from Springfield. IL. This terrific track comes from this (almost) local band's one and only studio album. Originally released in 1978

10:10 PM
Máquina - Why?
Máquina Why?
Why? PDI 1993

Progressive / Psychedelic Rock from Barcelona, Spain. This superb (slightly edited) tune comes from Máquina's only studio album. Originally released in 1970

10:22 PM
3rd Ear Experience - Tools
3rd Ear Experience Tools
Incredible Good Fortune Self Released 2014

For tonight's "Essential Epic" we travel to Joshua Tree, CA for some stellar Space / Progressive Rock. This jammin' and swirly epic tune comes from 3rd Ear Experience's third studio album. Released in 2014

10:44 PM
Ad Infinitum - Waterline
Ad Infinitum Waterline
Ad Infinitum Kinesis 1998

Melodic Progressive Rock from New York, NY. This minor epic tune comes from Ad Infinitum's lone studio album. Released in 1998

10:55 PM
Dan Ar Bras - Retour de Guerre
Dan Ar Bras Retour de Guerre
Douar Nevez - Terre Nouvelle Hexagone 2001

We conclude C-Sides #502 with some Progressive Rock by this now famous Breton artist from Quimper, France. This tune comes from his 1977 debut album. Thanks for listening, folks! Be sure to tune in again next week! Then our voyage will continue! ☮︎