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Started by Teunis, Mon, 2013-10-28, 20:26:06

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Teunis

I thought it would be a good idea to open a topic for Progstreaming. There are two websites: Progstreaming.com and Progstreamingclassic.com.

A place to discuss, recommend and pay attention to new additions. I already found several great bands and bought albums after hearing their music, e.g. Wolverine, Airbag, DeeExpus, Nosound, Airbag, Comedy of Errors and Mystery.

Today new on Progstreaming.com: (just for one week!) the new Ayreon album 'The Theory Of Everything'. You can also hear albums from Big Big Train, Airbag, Nemo, Fromuz etc. Well, have a look.

On Progstreamingclassic.com now e.g. the new RPWL live album 'A Show Beyond Man And Time' and Pendragon's 'The Masquerade Overture'.
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
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Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)

PH

Good idea Teunis! :)

Guys, make sure you listen to the aforementioned bands! I can't tell you enough, listen to Big Big Train!
And Ayreon too!

Also, I see Ray Wilson with "Chasing Rainbows" on the list too. I'm sure people here will like it!

Iggy

Seconded. Thanks Teunis

Teunis

You're welcome. It's a nice way do discover new music. Sometimes after two minutes you've heard enough and sometimes you're pleasantly surprised :). Today I've played albums by The Gathering and Von Hertzen Brothers. Read raving reviews from the latter one and I have to say I like it a lot and it definitely will get another spin.
These two albums were new. Other additions on Progstreaming.com: Knight Area - Between Two Steps (EP which I already own), Zenit - The Chandrasekhar Limit and an album from The Green Violinist (never heard of).
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
-------------------------------------------------------
Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)

Nicky007

#4
I'm very satisfied with YouTube. I can find virtually everything there, and now they have many full albums. Often you get an interesting video along with the music. And it's all for free  *horns*

Only twice have I missed something: Explorers Club's Fate Speaks, and a song of Sparks, forget which. And I have both on cd.

- Nicky
So you've come of age
And so you want to meet God
Sure you can
He's right here next to me

Teunis

Quote from: Nicky007 on Sat, 2013-11-02, 17:19:07
I'm very satisfied with YouTube. I can find virtually everything there, and now they have many full albums. Often you get an interesting video along with the music. And it's all for free  *horns*
Oh, but I do use YouTube a lot too, especially when I discover new bands, like on Progstreaming. I noticed that full albums are on YT, e.g. Nosound, Mystery. A nice way to see or even better: hear if it's worth to buy albums from their backcatalogue. And we have a YT app on our television. I've watched several full concerts that way  8) *horns*.

And an other prog stream website is progify.com: https://www.progify.com/releases/, also for free.
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
-------------------------------------------------------
Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)

Teunis

#6
New albums on Progstreaming.com:
Sky Architect - A Billion Years Of Sollitude
Chris - Days Of Summer Gone
Circle Of Illusion - Jeremias (Foreshadow Of Forgotten Realms)
Flaud Logic - Flaud Logic
Eyevory - Euphobia
Persona Grata - Reaching Places High Above
Keep Rockin' - Into The Unknown
Laviantica - Clessidra
Krobak - Little Victories
Schooltrea - Rise
Verbal Delirium - From The Small Hours Of Weakness

I'll definitely listen to the first three albums.
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
-------------------------------------------------------
Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)

PH

Quote from: Teunis on Tue, 2013-11-05, 20:27:17
New albums on Progstreaming.com:

-some albums-

I'll definitely listen to the first three albums.

Nice. I think I will listen to the new Sky Architect and Chris albums. Both feature Christiaan Bruin, a young multi instrumentalist.
I was pleasantly surprised when I first heard Sky Architect's first album. But I didn't listen to them that much and after that I forgot about them.
Thanks for the reminder!

Teunis

Quote from: PH on Tue, 2013-11-05, 22:32:23
Both feature Christiaan Bruin, a young multi instrumentalist.
Nice guy, met him at a Knight Area/Ulysses gig.

Now for one week on Progstreaming.com. The new Orphaned Land album 'All Is One'. Just for one week! It's an Israelian prog metal band.

Here's the link, hurry :)
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
-------------------------------------------------------
Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)

Teunis

New additions:
Subsignal - Paraiso
Leap Day - From The Days Of Deucalion, Chapter 1
Fractal Mirror - Strange Attractors
Rafart - The Handbook Of The Acid Rider
Protomythos - In Human Sight
Canvas - Long Way To Mars
Archangel - Tales Of Love And Blood
The Inner Road - Ascension
NichelOdeon - Bath Salts
InSonar - L'Enfant Et Le Menure
William Shatner - Ponder The Mystery
SchizofrantiK - The Knight Of The Shark
Fughu - Human (The Facts)
Fughu - Human (The Tales)

Will definitely play the first two mentioned albums. Don't know the (music of the) rest, some only by name.
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
-------------------------------------------------------
Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)

PH

Quote from: Teunis on Thu, 2013-11-14, 18:05:23
New additions:
Subsignal - Paraiso
Leap Day - From The Days Of Deucalion, Chapter 1


Will definitely play the first two mentioned albums. Don't know the (music of the) rest, some only by name.

Yeah me too!
I've heard good things about Subsignal! And Leap Day too, actually.
Both of them fit the Neo-Prog label, I guess. Which suits me fine! 8)

Nicky007

#11
Quote from: PH on Thu, 2013-11-14, 18:43:32
I've heard good things about Subsignal!

Subsignal are pantheon with me  *horns*

Teunis, I only know Subsignal from your list. Are the rest Dutch high school bands ? Any of'm you think would fit me ?

- Nicky
So you've come of age
And so you want to meet God
Sure you can
He's right here next to me

maddox

Quote from: Teunis on Thu, 2013-11-14, 18:05:23
New additions:

William Shatner - Ponder The Mystery


[doing the Shatner-voice] Rescue, 911 [/Shatner-voice off]

[Capt. Kirk modus] Beam me up, Scotty! [/Capt. Kirk modus off]

Cause of Injury: Lack of Adhesive Ducks.

Teunis

Quote from: Nicky007 on Thu, 2013-11-14, 20:30:13
Teunis, I only know Subsignal from your list. Are the rest Dutch high school bands ? Any of'm you think would fit me ?
Leap Day is a Dutch neo prog band. The Inner Road is a symphonic instrumental prog rock band from the UK. I'm usually bored by (only) instrumental music. FUGHU is a progressive metal band originating from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Don't know the rest either :).
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
-------------------------------------------------------
Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)

PH

Quote from: Teunis on Fri, 2013-11-15, 19:33:00
FUGHU is a progressive metal band originating from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Don't know the rest either :).

I wonder how one is supposed to pronounce their band name....

Nicky007

Quote from: PH on Fri, 2013-11-15, 22:49:15
I wonder how one is supposed to pronounce their band name....

Fuck U Garbage Hagenaas Uth  ;D

- Nicky
So you've come of age
And so you want to meet God
Sure you can
He's right here next to me

Teunis

Quote from: PH on Thu, 2013-11-14, 18:43:32
I've heard good things about Subsignal!
Stumbled across a review by: DPRP and read there that Marcela Bovio (Stream of Passion) is singing on a track. Shame on me I didn't recognise her voice at first listening ;).
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
-------------------------------------------------------
Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)

Teunis

Latest additions:
Elegant Simplicity - Unforgiving Mirror
Osta LCVE - Good Morning Dystopia
Dean Madonia - Shadow To Shadow (Dean Madonia's Frankenstein)
Tool Silence - Loading
Hysteriofunk - Deco

Funny names, don't know any of them. Maybe you? ;)
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
-------------------------------------------------------
Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)

Teunis

PFM In Classic - Da Mozart, A Celebration
Siiilk - Way To Lhassa
MiRthkon - Snack(s)
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
-------------------------------------------------------
Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)

Nicky007

Quote from: Teunis on Wed, 2013-11-20, 19:31:45
Funny names, don't know any of them. Maybe you? ;)

Teunis is enuff of a funny name for me, so I'll leave'm to you  ;)

In Danish, a "tøjnisse" is a cloth (tøj) Christmas pixy (nisse), so your season has come  ;D

- Nicky
So you've come of age
And so you want to meet God
Sure you can
He's right here next to me

Peter

#20
Many of these album are not "Progressive Rock", but merely experimental, kind of rock-ish, sometimes not even that. I stopped trying out records there, they don't have what I'm looking for, it seems. I really appreciate the effort they're making to push lesser known and even unknown artists and give them a platform. I Germany this would not be possible due to the Gema fees.
Arriving somewhere, but not here....

PH

Quote from: Peter on Fri, 2013-11-22, 22:59:13
Many of these album are not "Progressive Rock", but merely experimental, kind of rock-ish, sometimes not even that.

I somewhat agree. There's a lot of bad and boring stuff there (too much for my liking), but every now and then there are some that are worth checking out.

Quote from: Peter on Fri, 2013-11-22, 22:59:13
I stopped trying out records there, they don't have what I'm looking for, it seems. I really appreciate the effort they're making to push lesser known and even unknown artists and give them a platform. I Germany this would not be possible due to the Gema fees.

I occasionally listen to some of the records there. Especially the albums which a) I know by their name (due to reviews and hype); b) are recommended by one of you guys; c) have nice artwork.

For example: Subsignal I knew because of reviews I read in the past, some here like their music and they have cool cover art.
I also want to try out Leap Day, because (like the other Dutch band Silhouette) they seem to go from 'mediocre unknown' band to 'rising to fame'.

I'm now also listening to PFM in Classic "Da Mozart, A Celebration". Because I have listened to some of PFM's 70's albums and liked it. And I like that they take Mozart compositions and do some cool things with it. Sounds great actually! Pretty jazzy too.

I'll never be drawn to stuff like the potato chips brand cover art...

Teunis

Quote from: Peter on Fri, 2013-11-22, 22:59:13
Many of these album are not "Progressive Rock", but merely experimental, kind of rock-ish, sometimes not even that. I stopped trying out records there, they don't have what I'm looking for, it seems.
I can imagine. With a lot of albums you've heard enough after one (part of a) track. But sometimes you are surprised.

Quote from: PH on Fri, 2013-11-22, 23:30:49
I somewhat agree. There's a lot of bad and boring stuff there (too much for my liking), but every now and then there are some that are worth checking out.

I occasionally listen to some of the records there. Especially the albums which a) I know by their name (due to reviews and hype); b) are recommended by one of you guys; c) have nice artwork.
That's also my strategy. And without Progstreaming I probably wouldn't have discovered the bands I mentioned in my first post. And I've bought many of the albums after hearing them, so it really works. The new Subsignal is an other example of an album I consider buying 8).
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
-------------------------------------------------------
Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)

Bupie

Honestly, I think they are doing a great job. And I have been rarely totally disappointed by what I was listening too. And I am rather happy that they don't limit to traditional prog and push the boundaries a little.

By now, I think that I must have bought about ten albums that I discovered through their two sites (progstreaming and progstreamingclassic). So no reason to complain for me, quitte the contrary : my hat off to them  *horns*

Teunis

New additions on http://www.progstreamingclassic.com/:
3RDegree - Human Interest Story
Celeste - The Complete Recordings
Analogy - Konzert
Chiave Di Volta - Ritratto Libero
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
-------------------------------------------------------
Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)