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C-Sides

Sep 18, 2023 9:00 PM โ€“ 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 #509

C-Sides
9:03 PM
Bridges - September
Bridges September
Fakkeltog Vรฅkenatt โ€Ž 1980

Greetings folks! We begin C-Sides #509 with some Progressive Rock out of Oslo, Norway by this band led by Magne Furuholmen and Paul Waaktaar-Savoy. This fine tune comes from Bridges's only studio album, originally released in 1980. Two years later, Magne and Paul teamed up with vocalist Morten Harket and became the band, a-ha

9:08 PM
Jack Hammond - Strange Wine
Jack Hammond Strange Wine
Open the Doors Paisley Press 2023

Guitar led Progressive Rock from Chicago, IL. This terrific piece of music comes from Jack's solo debut album. Originally released in 1980

9:15 PM
Markus Venehsalo & Mavon Safia - Doorstep to the Rising Sun
Markus Venehsalo & Mavon Safia Doorstep to the Rising Sun N
Introlation Self Released 2023

New Progressive Rock from North Savo, Finland. This fantastic tune is a rare vocal track on this largly instrumental album. Released in 2023. https://mavonsafia.bandcamp.com/album/introlation

9:22 PM
Rock Island - Blues
Rock Island Blues R
Rock Island Gear Fab Records 2010

Heavy Blues Rock out of Philadelphia, PA. This scorching tune comes from Rock Island's one and only studio album. Originally released in 1970

9:30 PM
Tamam Shud - Heaven is Closed
Tamam Shud Heaven is Closed
Goolutionites and the Real People Free Records 2000

Slightly Proggy Psychedelic Rock from Sydney, Australia. This classic tune comes from Tamam Shud's second studio album. Originally released in 1970

9:42 PM
Panzerballett - Zehrfunk
Panzerballett Zehrfunk
Tank Goodness Gentle Art Of Music 2012

Funk filled Jazz Metal out of Munich, Germany by this band led by guitarist, Jan Zehrfeld. This wild piece of music can be found on Panzerballett's fourth studio album. Released in 2012

9:48 PM
White Spirit - Fool for the Gods
White Spirit Fool for the Gods
White Spirit Universal Music Japan 2022

Obscure Hard Rock with a Progressive twist from Hartlepool, England. by this band that included future Gillan and Iron Maiden guitarist, Janick Gers. This cool tune comes from White Spirit's lone studio album. Originally released in 1980

10:03 PM
Kenso - Sora ni Hikaru
Kenso Sora ni Hikaru
Kenso II Pathograph 2002

Top-notch Progressive / Jazz Fusion out of Tokyo, Japan. This sensational piece of music comes from Kenso's legendary second studio album. Originally released in 1982

10:09 PM
Tear Gas - Where's My Answer
Tear Gas Where's My Answer
Tear Gas Renaissance 1993

Hard Rock from Glasgow, Scotland. This classic tune comes from Tear Gas's second and final studio album. Originally released in 1971. The following year, four members of this band went on to play in The Sensational Alex Harvey Band

10:15 PM
Nuova Era - Epitaffio (La morale)
Nuova Era Epitaffio (La morale)
Il Passo del Soldato Pick Up Records 1995

Progressive Rock from Strada In Chianti, Italy. This fabulous keyboard led tune comes from Nuova Era's fourth studio album. Recorded after the departure of guitarist / singer Alex Camaiti in 1995

10:22 PM
The Flower Kings - The Flower King / Stardust We Are
The Flower Kings The Flower King / Stardust We Are
Progday '98 Proglodite Records 1998

For tonight's "Essential Epic" we have a live performance of two classic tunes by this band out of Uppsala, Sweden. The Flower Kings delivered this powerful set in North Carolina at Progfest back in 1998

10:44 PM
Potemkine - Tango Panache
Potemkine Tango Panache
Nicolas II Soleil Zeuhl 2001

Zeuhlish Jazz Fusion from Toulouse, France. This rippin' piece of music comes from Potemkine's second studio album. Originally released in 1978

10:51 PM
Bent Knee - Counselor
Bent Knee Counselor
Say So Cuneiform Records 2021

We conclude C-Sides #509 with some wild Art Rock by this band formed in Boston, MA. This tune comes from Bent Knee's third studio offering, circa 2016. Thanks for listening, folks! Be sure to tune in again next week! Then our voyage will continue! โ˜ฎ