Since the release of their self-titled debut album in 2019, Los Angeles-based quartet Pattern-Seeking Animals have been one of the prog scene’s most prolific outfits, following up with albums in 2020 (Prehensile Tales) and 2022 (Only Passing Through). Now, only a year since their previous effort, the band return with their 4th album Spooky Action..
Legendary US progressive rockers Spock's Beard are pleased to announce they will return to the UK in early 2024 for a run of headline shows. These shows will coincide with their appearance headlining Midwinter Prog Festival in Utrecht, Netherlands on the 3rd February 2024. The band had this to say: "Spock's Beard is super stoked to announce our upcoming..
The 3rd single from the forthcoming album "Spooky Action at a Distance (out October 27thvia InsideOutMusic) Pattern-Seeking Animals (P-SA) are set to release their 4th studio album Spooky Action at a Distance, later this month. Today, the band is pleased to share the new single "Underneath the Orphan Moon," a somber ballad that deals with a teenage girl leaving..
Legendary US progressive rockers Spock's Beard are pleased to announce a special 20th anniversary edition of their 'Feel Euphoria' album, arriving on vinyl for the very first time on 24th November 2023. Pre-order now here: https://spocksbeard.lnk.to/FeelEuphoria-20thAnniversary Dave Meros comments of this edition: "This is the first in a series of re-releases of the 'Nick era' Spock's Beard albums. I hadn't..
'The Myth of the Mostrophus' the new solo album from Ryo Okumoto, is out today on InsideOutMusic. The six-song Prog extravaganza from the long-time keyboardist for prog rock group Spock's Beard features Okumoto's signature style accompanied by the talents of a "who's who" of progressive rock. To celebrate the album's released Ryo is pleased to share the..
Myth of the Mostrophus, an album comprising six pieces of music featuring the signature keyboard sound and style of Spock’s Beard’s Ryo Okumoto, follows hot on the heels of his last solo album, Coming Through, released a mere twenty years back, and it arose out of Ryo watching I Am The Manic Whale in the..
Ryo Okumoto, long-time keyboardist for prog rock group Spock's Beard, is pleased to announce his new solo album 'The Myth of the Mostrophus', due out on July 29th, 2022 on InsideOutMusic. The six song prog extravaganza features Okumoto's signature style accompanied by the talents of a who's who of progressive rock. The album features guest appearances by..
Readers will recall the recent review of Kyros' latest album Celexa Dreams, launched in June of this year. It received positive reviews throughout the music press rock, demonstrating a skillful mix of Alt-Rock, Electronic Rock and Art Rock with heavy leanings towards Prog Rock. The band have cited influences as diverse as Porcupine Tree, Kate Bush, Muse, Radiohead, Rush, CHVRCHES, The Dear Hunter, Duran Duran, Trevor Horn, IQ, Spock’s..
Kyros are a London-based prog rock outfit dating back to 2009 through a number of phases, not least being previously known as Synaesthesia. The name change was for a variety of reasons but it marks the point at which they perhaps became a fully fledged "ensemble" of a band rather than a solo project of..
A richly varied and ultimately beautiful listening experience... Remember that progressive rock band with the strange storybook epics, grand keyboard solos, and charismatic front man who left the group following their concept double album about a young man on a bizarre journey in New York City? You may recall that the drummer also had a..