"PROG MUSIC DISC GUIDE - Progressive Rock/Metal/Alternative Present Tense"
Supervision: Yuki Takahashi with PROG PROJECT
Base price: 2,200 yen + tax
Release date: 2021/03/17
What is "progressive" today?
Half a century has passed since the genre's birth, and today's progressive rock and progressive metal have absorbed all sorts of musical styles, including alternative/post-rock, and boast an unprecedentedly vast and diverse range of flowers.
From Steven Wilson/PORCUPINE TREE and DREAM THEATER, which have had a great influence on the modern scene, to THE FLOWER KINGS and SPOCK'S BEARD/Neal Morse, who continue to inherit the spirit of classic prog, to MARILLION to ANATHEMA, the contemporary Comprehensive introduction of the whole program as a disc guide with more than 500 discs, mainly works from the 2000s onwards.
Also includes exclusive interviews with key figures in the prog world, including Mike Portnoy, Stephen Wilson, and Andy Farrow, president of Northern Music Co., known as the talented manager of OPETH and DEVIN TOWNSEND.
Other reviewed artists: BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, CIRCUS MAXIMUS, LEPROUS, HAKEN, THE MARS VOLTA, MESHUGGAH, TOOL, ULVER …and so on!
Supervision/disc selection: Yuki Takahashi with Prog Project (Keiko Sakurai/Yayoi Tate/Izumi Idogawa)
Authors (in alphabetical order): Junichi Idokawa / Yoshiharu Okoshi / Yuji Okumura / Keisuke Kawabe / Kazuhiko Shibuya / Yoshiyuki Suzuki / Sakino Seike / Ryuta Sekiguchi / Satoshi Nagasaka / Toshiya Nakajima / Shinpei Natsume / Tomokazu Nishihiro / Hirano Kazusho/Yuki Takahashi/Keiko Sakurai/Yayoi Tate/Izumi Idogawa