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TheFish 06-21-2011 04:08 PM

NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
New Moon On Monday falls on the 4th this year and to have something of a celebration (not to mention me slacking off for a week) I'll be taking requests from Moonies. World-wide Moonies are welcome to participate.

The criteria:

1. American Prog bands. Any year. try to keep them under 8 minutes.
Not necessarily "America" themed. Just American Bands will suffice.

2. Post them here and limit yourself to no more than 5 suggestions.

That's it.

Bring them on.

And as always................. PROG ON! :rockband:

emperorken 06-21-2011 04:17 PM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
"Song For America" by Kansas.

emperorken 06-21-2011 05:52 PM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
OK, forget Kansas. These 5 all under 8 minutes.

1. Bigelf- Evils of Rock and Roll
2. Cathedral- Gong
3. Glass Hammer- The Conflict
4. Neal Morse- Supernatural
5. TCP- Fantastic Dreamer

progdirjim 06-22-2011 01:21 AM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
Frick, this is a tough call. I've decided to go with relatively unknown and older US bands.

Kalaban - If you don't mind me running over, Procyon's Demise at 10:02 is an awesome choice. Shorter, Greysleyer at 2:36 kicks butt.
Fireballet - Carrolon is a great choice
Mirthrandir - Number Six is good
Crucible - Over The Falls
Ozone Quartet- Mutoid Man

I got lots more if you end up short on time :D

Ted 06-22-2011 06:24 AM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
Fish,

My list:

Glass Harp, 1970 (Phil Keaggy - guitar) - Song:What Ever Life Demands (6:29) - album: Glass Harp
Glass Hammer, 1993 - Song: Return of the King (7:55) - album: Journey of the Dunadan
Kerry Livgren, 1980 - Song: Mask of the Great Deceiver (7:38) - album: Seeds of Change
Salem Hill, 1992 - Song: Between the Two (5:42) - album: Salem Hill

What do you think of THESE?

Regards from Tejas,
Ted

mariocc 06-22-2011 04:59 PM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
PENTWATER autumm

warrplayer 06-24-2011 11:52 AM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
No special on American prog would be complete without Happy The Man!

Happy the Man - Service with a Smile (off of Crafty Hands.)

Mike413 06-24-2011 07:41 PM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
Well the ones I had in mind don't qualify. The one I had in mind that might qualify has already been suggested and that is Song for America by Kansas. Maybe some stuff by Fireballet, Ambrosia, Starcastle and Happy the Man. Some good suggestions so far. Glass Hammer, Spock's Beard and Salem Hill are important modern prog bands from the US. Also, Proto Kaw should be included.

warrplayer 06-25-2011 10:28 PM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
Oh, American prog!

Djam Fucking Karet must be included!

TheFish 06-26-2011 09:58 PM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
The amount of suggestions is overwhelming. O_o :aua:

gr8sho92 06-27-2011 01:15 PM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by warrplayer (Post 46522)
Oh, American prog!

Djam Fucking Karet must be included!

Quote:

Originally Posted by TheFish (Post 46528)
The amount of suggestions is overwhelming. O_o :aua:

Haha. No one asked for the quintessential American prog band Kansas?!?! Styx perhaps?

artw 06-27-2011 02:22 PM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
Dixie Dregs - anything off "What If" ... maybe "Take it off the top" to start your show?

artw 06-27-2011 02:40 PM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
Todd Rundgren (Utopia) - anything off "Ooops! Wrong Planet" ... Trapped or The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

progdirjim 06-29-2011 12:45 AM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
Cerebus Effect - "Y" from Acts of Deception
Avant Garden - "Dragon Feed" from Maelstrom
Glorie - album Glorie just added, pick a track :)
something from 2011 Phideaux (Snowtorch)
Helmet of Gnats - "Misfit Toys" from Helmet of Gnats (any song will do)
Mathematicians - "Dance Of The Nile" from Irrational Numbers (any song really)
Intra - "Soda For A Symphony Jerk" from Intra
Leah Waybright - "Birds Of Paradise" from Beauty Gone Wild
Electrum - "The Impudent Piece of Crockery" from Standard Deviation
Smokin' Granny - pick a track, can't go wrong
Moth Vellum - I seem to recall you saw them at ROSfest, pick your favorite

got enough yet? :LOL:

tobytanzer 06-29-2011 08:31 AM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
Anyone else consider Dream Theater ?

Diff_Drummer 06-29-2011 11:24 AM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
I agree that the #1 obvious one is Kansas "Song For America".

Fireballet, Starcastle, Happy the Man, Dream Theater, Spocks Beard, Transamerica are all excellent options. Don't forget Echolyn, Proto-Kaw and Glass Hammer.

Have fun with it Fish!

TheFish 07-04-2011 10:55 AM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
here is the list-O-bands for this weeks 4th of July Gala event. Showcasing American Progressive\Jazz\Fusion bands.

For all 5 of you that will be here Monday!

The playlist will resemble this order. (somewhat)

Star Spangeled Banner
Kansas - Song For America - Two For The Show
Lucas White Edsey - Liberty - LWE
STYX - Hallelujah Chorus - The Serpent is Rising
Iluvatar - Haze - Children
Spock's Beard - Kamakasi - X
FZ Whatever Happened To all The Fun In The World? - Shiek Yerbouti
FZ - Rat Tomago - Shiek Yerbouti
Planet X - Europa - Universe
Cairo - Conception - Cairo
RTF - Beyond the 7th Galaxy - Where have I Known You Before
Cosmosquad - Funk'em - Squadrophenina
Disconnect - Obscurous - The Visitor
Starcastle - To the fire Wind -1st
STYX Man Of Miracles - Man Of Miracle
Helmet Of Gnats - Yesterday's Brain - 1st
Happy The Man - I forgot to push it - Crafty Hands
Dixie Dregs - Travel tunes - What if
Niacin - Bullet Train Blues - Blood Sweat and Beers
Ad Infinitum - Reprise -1st
Glass Hammer - One King - Lex Rex
Montrose - BrainDance - Music From Here
Majestic - forgot which one
Dean Watson - The Push - Unsettled
Mars Hollow - In your hands - 1st
Journey - Nickel And Dime - Next
Fibonacci - Work In Progress - Numerology
Utopia - Sunburst Finish - RA

Happy 4th to all the American Moonies! Everyone else, forgive the indulgence. You can dance on Americas grave when it happens.

Your country's music is coming. (headache city):shootmeno


Prog on! :rockband:

mailotron 07-04-2011 04:09 PM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
any US un-easy stuff ? try Cuneiform label products ;-)

KenW 07-04-2011 04:41 PM

Re: NMOM #48 July 4 2011
 
Chicago based Cheer-Accident or some seldom played Alaska.


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