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C-Sides

Aug 21, 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 #505

C-Sides
9:03 PM
Antique Seeking Nuns - Son of Cheese
Antique Seeking Nuns Son of Cheese
Double Egg with Chips and Beans (and a Tea) Troopers for Sound 2006

Greetings folks! We begin C-Sides #505 with some Canterbury flavored Progressive Pop out of Oxford, England. This tune comes from this band, soon to be Sanguine Hum's second of three EPs. Released in 2006

9:08 PM
Coupla Prog - Chandra
Coupla Prog Chandra
Death is a Great Gambler Long Hair Music 2002

Progressive Rock from Baden-Württemberg, Germany. This song and album was recorded back in 1972 and released archivally in 2002

9:14 PM
Antique Sorcery - Last Tango in Paris
Antique Sorcery Last Tango in Paris
Antique Sorcery Funny Records 1974

Obscure Latin Rock out of Miami, FL. by this band who released four studio albums, all under a different name. Antique Sorcery was the third of the four. Released in 1974

9:19 PM
Kings of the Valley - At the Gate
Kings of the Valley At the Gate
Kings of the Valley Stickman Records 2020

Retro flavored Progressive Rock from Trondheim, Norway. This fine tune is the opening track to thier full length debut studio album. Released in 2020

9:24 PM
Saimaa - Mäkikotka
Saimaa Mäkikotka
Urheilu-Suomi WM Finland 2017

Progressive Rock from Helsinki, Finland with a Norwegian sports theme. This excellent piece of music can be found on the third studio album by Siamaa. Released in 2017

9:35 PM
Toad - Break Down
Toad Break Down
Dreams Green Tree Records 2017

Classic Hard Rock from Basel, Switzerland by this band led by guitarist, Vittorio "Vic" Vergeat. This tune comes from the toned down third studio album by these guys. Originally released in 1975

9:40 PM
Mainhorse - Pale Sky
Mainhorse Pale Sky
Mainhorse Free Records 1999

Progressive Rock by this short lived group from London, England that included a young Patrick Moraz on keys. This awesome tune comes from Mainhorse's lone studio album. Originally released in 1971

9:51 PM
Fred - Salvation Lady
Fred Salvation Lady
Fred World In Sound 2001

Rural tinged Psych / Prog Rock out of Lewisburg, PA by this band that featured future Transit Express violinist, David Rose. This tune was recorded in 1971 and not released until World In Sound issued this archival CD in 2001

10:02 PM
A Bolha - Um Passo a Frente
A Bolha Um Passo a Frente
Um Passo a Frente Lion Productions 2009

Progressive Rock out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This cool tune comes from A Bolha's first studio album. Originally released in 1973

10:11 PM
Fermáta - Viña Del Mar
Fermáta Viña Del Mar
Generation Opus 2009

Latin spiced Jazz Rock / Fusion from Bratislava, Slovakia. This killer piece of music comes from Fermáta's sixth studio album. Originally released in 1981

10:20 PM
Museo Rosenbach - Zarathustra (L'Ultimo Uomo / Il Re Di Ieri / Al Di Là Del Bene E Del Male / Superuomo / Il Tempio Delle Clessidre
Museo Rosenbach Zarathustra (L'Ultimo Uomo / Il Re Di Ieri / Al Di Là Del Bene E Del Male / Superuomo / Il Tempio Delle Clessidre
Zarathustra BMG Ricordi S.p.A. 1997

For tonight's "Essential Epic" we ravel to Sanremo, Italy for a stone cold Progressive Rock classic! This five part epic tune is side one of Museo Rosenbach's lone 70's studio album. Originally released in 1973

10:43 PM
Toehider - Rancorous Heart
Toehider Rancorous Heart
I Like It! Bird's Robe Records 2020

Contemporary Progressive Rock by the uber-talented Melbourne, Australia native, Michael Mills. This amazing tune comes from Toehider's 5th full length studio album. Released in 2020

10:48 PM
Fields - While the Sun Still Shines
Fields While the Sun Still Shines
Fields Sunrise Records 2003

Pop / Prog Rock by this band formed by keyboardist, Graham Fields after leaving Rare Bird. This fine tune comes from the this band's only (non-archival) studio album. Originally released in 1971

10:51 PM
Impellitteri - Over the Rainbow
Impellitteri Over the Rainbow
Stand in Line Music For Nations 1988

We conclude C-Sides #505 with a fantastic shredding guitar cover of the Wizard of Oz classic, out of Los Angeles, CA, circa 1988. Thanks for listening, folks! Be sure to tune in again next week! Then our voyage will continue! ☮