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C-Sides (Music)


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.

Tue Aug 22nd 2017 1.00am–3.00am

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Asturias “Missing Piece of My Life (Part 1)”
from Missing Piece of My Life (Asturias 2015) —Today's Monster Size Symphonic Prog Epic comes from this Band from Tokyo, Japan. This 5 part epic comes from their 10th studio album. Released in 2015


Fruupp “Decision”
from Future Legends (Sanctuary 1974) —Progressive Rock from Belfast, Ireland. This track comes off of their 1973 debut album


Plastic Penny “Sour Suite”
from Currency (Repertoire Records 1993) —Psych Rock instrumental by this band out of the UK. Currency was their 2nd album and was originally released in 1969


Spock's Beard “Thoughts”
from Beware of Darkness Single (Radiant 2004) —Prog Rock from Los Angeles. This fun Gentle Giant inspired tune comes from their sophomore album. Released in 1996


Max “Rainbows”
from Rodan (Independent 1974) —Obscure Prog / Horn Rock out of California. Still not on CD and originals LPs fetch over $700. Released in 1974


Irish Coffee “The Beginning or the End”
from Irish Coffee (Akarma 2002) —Prog Rock from Aalst, Belgium (Brussels suburb). Originally released in 1972


Finch “A Passion Condensed”
from Beyond Expression (Pseudonym 1994) —Epic Progressive Rock from Den Haag, Netherlands. This bonifide classic comes from their 2nd album. Originally released in 1976


Imperial Drag “Stare into the Sun”
from Imperial Drag (Work 1996) —Power Pop out of Los Angeles. This band was a Jellyfish offshoot featuring Eric Dover and Roger Joseph Manning Jr. Released in 1996


Pinguin “Der Froesch In Der Keble”
from Der Grosse Rote Vogel (Minority Records 2007) —Prog / Krautrock from Germany. This selection comes from their one and only album. Originally released in 1972


Morgan “Fire in the Head”
from The Sleeper Wakes (aka "Brown Out") (Angel Air 1999) —Good Morning! We begin C-Sides #196 with Prog Rock out of London. This band features Morgan Fisher (Mott the Hoople) and Tim Staffell (Smile...pre-Queen). This tune comes from the 2nd Morgan album. Originally released in 1976

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