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C-Sides

Sep 25, 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 #510

C-Sides
9:03 PM
Soft Machine - Bundles
Soft Machine Bundles
Bundles Esoteric Recordings 2019

Greetings folks! We begin C-Sides #510 with some Jazz Fusion out of Canterbury, England by this band that includes the recently departed, John Marshall and the late Allan Holdsworth. Bundles was Soft Machine's eighth studio album. Originally released in 1975

9:06 PM
Linda Hoyle - Pieces of Me
Linda Hoyle Pieces of Me
Pieces of Me Akarma 2002

Heavy Psychedelic Rock from London, England by this British vocalist previously in the band Affinity. This tune comes from Linda's debut solo album and also includes the late John Marshall on drums. Originally released in 1971

9:10 PM
Spock's Beard - The Good Don't Last
Spock's Beard The Good Don't Last
The Kindness of Strangers Giant Electric Pea 1998

Progressive Rock by this now classic band out of Los Angeles, CA. This fantastic three part minor epic tune comes from Spock's Beard's third studio album. Released in 1998

9:23 PM
Frutería Toñi - Zuprimo Zurmano Zucompare Zucolega
Frutería Toñi Zuprimo Zurmano Zucompare Zucolega
Mellotron en Almíbar Self Released 2014

Progressive Rock from Málaga, Spain. This terrific piece of music can be found on Frutería Toñi's debut studio album, "Mellotron in Syrup." Released in 2014

9:30 PM
Phantom's Divine Comedy - Tales from a Wizard
Phantom's Divine Comedy Tales from a Wizard
Phantom's Divine Comedy, Part 1 One Way Records 1993

Psychedelic Rock out of Detroit, MI from Tom Carson (aka, Phantom) who has a Jim Morrison vibe to his voice. This tune comes from the Phantom's lone studio album. Originally released in 1974

9:36 PM
Echolyn - Swingin' the Ax
Echolyn Swingin' the Ax R
Cowboy Poems Free Velveteen Records 2000

Requested Progressive Rock by this fabulous band from Lansdale, PA. This killer tune comes from Echolyn's fifth studio album. Released in 2000

9:42 PM
Discipline - Canto IV (Limbo)
Discipline Canto IV (Limbo)
Unfolded Like Staircase Strung Out Records 2022

Epic Progressive Rock by this amazing band out of Royal Oak, MI. led by Matthew Parmenter. This classic epic tune comes from Discipline's now legendary sophomore studio album. Originally released in 1997

10:02 PM
Nucleus - Song For The Bearded Lady
Nucleus Song For The Bearded Lady
We’ll Talk About It Later BGO Records 1994

We resume our minor tribute to the late John Marshall with some superb Jazz Fusion by this band out of London, England that John was a founding member of. This sweet tune comes from Nucleus's second studio album. Originally released in 1971

10:09 PM
Jack Bruce - Smiles and Grins
Jack Bruce Smiles and Grins
Harmony Row Polydor 2003

A rare Progressive Rock tune by this legendary artist known for his work in Cream. This cool tune comes from Jack's third studio album and includes John Marshall on the drum kit. Originally released in 1971. John Marshall, 8/28/41-9/16/23, R.I.P.

10:15 PM
Steve Howe & Annie Haslam - Turn of the Century
Steve Howe & Annie Haslam Turn of the Century
Tales from Yesterday Magna Carta 1995

An abolutely beautiful cover of this 1977 Yes classic that features Yes's guitarist, Steve Howe and Renaissance vocalist, Annie Haslam. This majestic tune comes from the Magna Carta label's tribute to Yes, released in 1995

10:25 PM
Fatal Fusion - The Divine Comedy
Fatal Fusion The Divine Comedy
The Ancient Tale Karisma Records 2013

For tonight's "Essential Epic" we have some top-notch Progressive Rock by this band from Oslo, Norway. This marvelous piece of music comes from Fatal Fusion's second studio album. Released in 2013

10:42 PM
Chilliwack - Something Better
Chilliwack Something Better
Dreams, Dreams, Dreams Mushroom Records 2013

Classic Rock / AOR from Vancouver, BC, Canada by this band originally founded as The Collectors in 1966. This well known tune comes from Chilliwack's sixth studio album. Originally released in 1976

10:49 PM
Motorpsycho & Ståle Storløkken - Into The Gyre
Motorpsycho & Ståle Storløkken Into The Gyre
The Death Defying Unicorn Stickman Records 2012

We conclude C-Sides #510 with some magnificent Progressive Rock by this amazing band out of Trondheim, Norway. This sublime tune comes from Motorpsycho's fifteenth studio album. Released in 2012. Thank you for listening, folks! If something works out, I hope to be back next week to continue our stellar voyage! ....... ☮ always!