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34: Ian Anderson - The Secret Language Of Birds (2000)
Introduced by Owen Davies One of Ian Anderson’s main talents was to use the flute to embellish his gifted ability as a writer of complex, yet intrinsically melodic tunes. Anderson's most recent compositions in Homo Erraticus , pale in comparison to his skil...

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33: MOTH VELLUM - Moth Vellum (2008)
Hello Dear Readers, now that the long winter is over, the sleeping bear that is the Archive of Prog has slowly awakened, and so here is edition 33. Introduced by Martin Burns So now the clocks have changed to summer time, at
least here in the northern hemis...

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32: VANDEN PLAS - Far Off Grace (1999)
Introduced by Andy Read Here is a little story: Once upon a time, 15 years ago, DPRP was just a five-year-old web-sapling and I had just skidded through my third decade. Then one day a kindly doctor hovered over my hospital bed and uttered the dreaded C-wor...

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31: HANDS – Strangelet (2008)
Introduced by Raffaella Berry I had never heard of Hands until a couple of years ago, when my good friend Dave (who is also an excellent musician in his own right) sent me a copy of their 2008 album, Strangelet . Incidentally, they had performed at the 2006...

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30: MAGELLAN - Impending Ascension (1993)
Introduced by Jerry van Kooten When I first heard Magellan's debut album at a friend's place, I was impressed. Soon after I bought this second album and the melodic bombast blew me away. My then fellow team member Dirk van den Hout didn't like it much thoug...

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29: MAN - Back Into The Future (1973)
Introduced by Martin Burns Way back in the mists of time when I was but a callow youth, I went with my younger brother (he was 12 at the time) the many miles from Smethwick, in the UK's then industrial heartland, all the way to Cardiff for an open-air gig a...

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28: GROBSCHNITT - Solar Music - Live (1979)
Introduced by Jerry van Kooten Grobschnitt are among a few bands ( Mountain, Counting Crows, Nektar, Pink Floyd, DeWolff, Deep Purple Mk 1, Birth of Joy ) who have appealed to me throughout the years because of a mix of different musical styles my shifting ...

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27: SMASHING PUMPKINS - Mellon Collie & The Infinite Sadness (1995)
Introduced by Ignacio Bernaola Well, I guess this one may be strange for progressive rock fans but so it was to me when I found DPRP writing about the mighty Smashing Pumpkins. Mellon Collie & The Infinite Sadness was the first album I bought (I'm "only" 35...

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25: PALLAS - Beat the Drum (1998)
Introduction by Jerry van Kooten It's been a while since I revisited my Pallas collection. Pallas' music and my musical taste have shifted in different ways, but I still love the albums I loved back then. Beat the Drum , was their first album after a long h...

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24: TRANSATLANTIC - The Whirlwind (2009)
Introduction by Alison Henderson This album represents a significant chapter in my life which comes to fruition very soon. Having met Martin Reijman on Facebook through our mutual love of music, especially progressive rock, he suggested we went to see Trans...
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