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C-Sides

Aug 14, 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 #504

C-Sides
9:03 PM
Zyma - Thoughts
Zyma Thoughts
Thoughts Garden of Delights 1998

Greetings folks! We begin C-Sides #504 with some superb Progressive Rock out of Heidelberg, Germany. This tune is the title track to Zyma's debut studio album. Originally released in 1978

9:11 PM
Aurora Clara - Beyond the Tetrachords
Aurora Clara Beyond the Tetrachords N
Dreams Youkali Music 2023

New Progressive Rock from Madrid, Spain. This fantastic piece of music is the opening track to Aurora Clara's third and most recent studio album. Released on August 4th of this year. https://www.lasercd.com/cd/dreams

9:20 PM
Undertakers Circus - Løfte
Undertakers Circus Løfte
Ragnarock Norske Albumklassikere 2022

Jazz / Brass Rock from Lillestrøm, Norway. This upbeat tune comes from this ensemble's debut studio album. Originally released in 1973

9:24 PM
Ardy & Lasses Öronpaj - Black Sallad
Ardy & Lasses Öronpaj Black Sallad
The Essence of Swedish Progressive Music 1967-1979: Pregnant Rainbows for Colourblind Dreamers Premium Publishing 2007

Heavy Psych by this band out of Sweden led by Ardy Strüwer & Lasse Åberg. This tune originally appeared on their lone studio album in 1973. I'm pulling it from this amazing compilation box set of Swedish Prog released between 1967-79

9:28 PM
Sid Rumpo - Song With No Trees
Sid Rumpo Song With No Trees
First Offense Mushroom Records 1993

Progressive Rock from Perth, Australia. This terrific tune comes from Sid Rumpo's only studio album. Originally released in 1974

9:36 PM
Eyeless Owl - Bird Tunnels
Eyeless Owl Bird Tunnels N
Murmurations Mogul Intermissions 2023

New instrumental Progressive Rock out of Saugerties, NY. This awesome tune can be found on Eyeless Owl's second and most recent studio album. Released in 2023. https://eyelessowl.bandcamp.com/album/murmurations

9:41 PM
The Hook - Son Of Fantasy II
The Hook Son Of Fantasy II
Hooked Tune In 2011

Psychedelic Rock from Los Angeles, CA. This groovy tune comes from The Hook's sophomore studio album. Originally released in 1968

9:47 PM
Dear Mr. Time - Your Country Needs You?
Dear Mr. Time Your Country Needs You?
Grandfather Synton Archive 2005

Prog / Psych Rock by this one shot band from London, England. This tune comes from that lone studio album. Originally released in 1970

9:51 PM
Margo - Elegie
Margo Elegie
Margo Blackbird Music 1981

Obscure Jazz Rock out of Berlin, Germany. This tune can be found on Margo's one and only LP. Released in 1981

10:01 PM
I Am the Manic Whale - Nautilus
I Am the Manic Whale Nautilus N
Bumper Book Of Mystery Stories Self Released 2023

New Progressive Rock from Reading, England. This terrific epic piece of music comes from this young band's fourth studio album. Released in early July of 2023. https://iamthemanicwhale.bandcamp.com/album/bumper-book-of-mystery-stories

10:14 PM
Cai - Mas Allá De Nuestras Mentes Diminutas
Cai Mas Allá De Nuestras Mentes Diminutas
Mas Allá De Nuestras Mentes Diminutas Tone Arm 2014

Andalusian Progressive Rock from Cadiz, Spain. This sensational tune, "Beyond Our Tiny Minds" comes from Cai's debut studio album of the same name. Originally released in 1978

10:24 PM
Neal Morse - A Whole Nother Trip
Neal Morse A Whole Nother Trip R
Neal Morse Radiant Records 1999

For tonight's "Essential Epic" we head back to 1999 for this well known California native's debut solo album. Released between Spock's Beard's Day for Night and V. This epic has four distinct parts, 1) Bomb That Can't Explode 2) Mr. Upside Down 3) The Man Who Would Be King 4) It's Alright

10:50 PM
Abus Dangereux - Le Roy est Mort, Vive le Roy
Abus Dangereux Le Roy est Mort, Vive le Roy
Le Quatrième Mouvement Musiclip 1980

We conclude C-Sides #504 with some stellar Jazz Rock / Zeuhl out of Paris, France, circa 1980. Thanks for listening, folks! Be sure to tune in again next week! Then our voyage will continue! ☮