Death discs can be hard to defend, but for those with a robust sense of humor, they can also provide no end of toe-curling fun.
An evocative but nebulous term, this short history of art rock attempts to outline some of the key players and ideas from the genre.
The first chapter in Gong’s ‘Radio Gnome Invisible’ trilogy, ‘Flying Teapot’ established the wayward mystique of this most idiosyncratic of bands.
Rick Wakeman has lent his expertise to a variety of recordings – by his own estimation, more than 2,000. uDiscover digs into the best Rick Wakeman songs.
Released in the early 80s, Camel’s ‘The Single Factor’ retains the pioneering prog group’s innate melodic aptitude, and wears its years lightly.
The first concept album in Gentle Giant’s formidable body of work, ‘Three Friends’ remains a well-loved record that hints at greater glories to come.
One of Rush’s most urgent and impassioned works, ‘Grace Under Pressure’ continues to press buttons in a brand-new era of age-old paranoia.
Gong’s energized 'Acid Motherhood,' recorded with Acid Mothers Temple, generated some controversy among hardcore fans when it was released on March 30, 2004.
From iconic soundtrack theme tunes to pioneering electronic work that spans six decades, the best Vangelis songs are a fascinating journey into the unknown.
Escaping from the darkness of of ‘White Light/White Heat,’ The Velvet Underground’s self-titled third album turned down the volume and turned up the warmth.
From Delia Derbyshire to Tangerine Dream, we celebrate the visionary tech pioneers whose work still has the ability to shock, thrill and perturb.
Proving that the prog/new wave divide wasn’t so vast as everyone thought, ‘Moving Pictures’ found Rush mastering both and reaping the rewards.
A decade before punk was even a thing, ‘White Light/White Heat’ found The Velvet Underground light-years ahead of everyone else.
After leaving Yes, Rick Wakeman’s first solo work, ‘The Six Wives Of Henry VIII,’ was an ambitious concept album that remains a jewel in his crown.
Saluting some of the finest, most out-there prog rock artists from outside the UK: long may their Mellotrons resonate down the years.