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Prog, yours to discover pt 2

Here is the suite of my prog selection found on Prog; Yours to Discover. It's always some albums from my 5s to my 4s with less than 50 votes. No classic band/albums and no heavy or jazz laden. Not in particular order.
1Il Volo (ITA)
Il Volo / Essere O Non Essere?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAI1QuZjz8Y
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dxa2oZ6parw

1981, complete compilation of both albums Il Volo (1974) and Essere O Non Essere (1975). Symphonic prog with good interplay between guitar and keys. Therefore band got two keyboardists and two guitarists, which increases structure quality.
2Peter Hammill
The Silent Corner and the Empty Stage


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdhQsoJmln8&list=OLAK5uy_lU1C16Ra75zeX4TPk2A3NZJNdnS8H5gsA

1974 Album is the one that sounds like Van Der Graaf Generator the most.
3Fatal Fusion
The Ancient Tale


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2v4jjBJ3vU

2013 Straight forward, but highly melodic symphonic prog with mellotron all around, and centered around keyboards with energetic guitar layers. It got great choruses with nod and winks to some other bands, namely Kansas and The Beatles. They're doing their own material very well.
4Phoenix (Romania)
Cantafabule


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0-iUrRN8R8

1975, Prog folk tinged with baroque excursions and or classic rock/psych rock
5Campo Di Marte
Campo Di Marte


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2HNcAjdu3U

1973 Tight prog, tight rock. Guitar centered with organ and mellotron. Don't trust the cover art, this rules. Probably my favorite of the bunch.
6Unreal City (Italy)
Il paese del tramonto


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4crT6aRWwg&list=PLxq0NvHXVd_CcRcdXdbEHWP9skWh5vlVw

2015 Keyboard driven. All the sort of keys. Good instrumental and vocal melodies.
7Logos (ITA)
Sadako E Le Mille Gru Di Carta


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1bTug3zEY8&list=OLAK5uy_ntxpYoCKNQ38_FDE0wFln8Wcgb7KoIb6w

2020 Symphonic prog. Sophisticated arrangements, and a blend of epic and straight forward ditties.
8Ring Van Mobius
Past The Evening Sun


2018 A blend of both space, psych and symphonic prog. We can hear some VDGG, King Crimson and ELP at places. Keyboard driven close to prog of the early 70s.

Spotify
9Seven Impale
Contrapasso


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NK-avDcdBxk

2016, Punchy, funky at places thanks to the structures and to the omnipresent sax features, Flute and cello also holds an important place. As a result we got odd time signatures and some engaging, bombastic prog.
10Tusmorke
Fjernsyn i farver


2018, psychedelic folk with prog and alternative arrangements. Songs oriented album. Inventive vocal/flute partitions.

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11Carmen
Fandangos in Space


1973, ethnic, up tempo, enthusiastic prog with Spanish flavour.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCTuR_EThqU&list=PLHug34PBHz9jxjpjXJe1vaY5dc499F6V8
12Regal Worm
Pig Views


2018, Complex kind of prog with start and stop patterns and eccentric turns. Medieval flavour. Punchy between two pastoral atmospheres. Vocals serve as an instrument. Sophisticated but melodic from A to Z. Use of sax, mellotron, organs and many more keys. Kinda Echolyn on acid.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2XAWTinwck&list=OLAK5uy_mpQosenD5Ta4BitKz6IP70hII3n_pjMMQ
1335 Tapes
Lost & Found


2020, Influenced by Genesis and Steve Hackett. Phideaux also can be mentioned. Smooth, melodious added of ambitious instrumental segments washed by mellotron. Ordinary drum sounding and playing. Save for it, good musicianship.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVfxrho33WU&list=OLAK5uy_lUjeUzZID9zMBRr1qXlVNbVvyk_1ziii4
14Code 18
Human Error!


2020, Alternative prog. Blend of heavy segments contrasted with inspired mellow passages counterparts. Reminds me of some dredg. Well balanced work.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9T6IgTs2V44&list=OLAK5uy_m3zRYfyhunfeVC9p6mXvDMEbh5gMcYITw
15Taproban
Strigma


2013, similar band; Genesis. Mellotron, start and stop patterns, savant, varied keyboard playing such as organ and piano, and good melodic arrangements. Nod and winks to Genesis ''Cinema Show'' and ''Apocalypse in 9/8''

Spotify
16England
Garden Shed


1977, up tempo symphonic prog similar to the golden years of Yes. A.C.T. was surely inspired by these guys.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pPlfkFNCkA
17Diagonal
Diagonal


2009, tight prog similar to Discipline with mellotron washing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJmnpRGHUL8
18Il Bacio Della Medusa
Discesa agl'inferi d'un giovane amante


2008, Heavy, hard rock that alternates with symphonic prog. Romantic passages.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0iYpsMkQqo&list=PLxq0NvHXVd_AaGcWzMADyPwNhEVpaxcGA
19Alphataurus
Alphataurus


1973, I'm pretty sure that Beardfish knows this band. Brillant straightforward prog compositions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlEbUqOPWs8
20Pulsar
Halloween


1977, Keyboard driven, dark, atmospheric symphonic prog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4yg7ocIvNA&list=OLAK5uy_nK0JdQKOlb1w5JeGbsw7J6nURPrPtfcZA
21Bubu
Anabelas


1978, creepy music full of suspense. Three songs merged together like a concept album. Prominent violin and sax that join to build from a song to another.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxPARNzLMvA&list=OLAK5uy_k4up6HWvEb3p3s_8TZrCVgwO-hK9IQ6tQ
22Gargamel
Descending


2009 Band that is getting his influence on Van Der Graaf Generator

https://transubstansrecords.bandcamp.com/album/descending
23Il Giardino Onirico
Apofenia


2019, Melodious prog. Smooth with frank punched instrumentations. Alternance of darkness and light.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DESnpZqOndg&list=PLuS4U--ALmIFO31OkVeIZTh6s4Fum09K1

First track is a teaser.
24Zopp
Zopp


2020 Canterbury scene oriented toward prog side rather than jazz.

Spotify
25Hypnos 69
Legacy


2010, harsh space prog rock and psychedelic vibes in the vein of the last generation of Motorpsycho, mixed with King Crimson influences.Waves of vintage keyboards and synths..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ughx81nGasw
26La Maschera Di Cera
Il Grande Labirinto


2003
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yy4XW8vrbPY&list=OLAK5uy_n8qSccpJ3OTN9SPkS_mIEe249SRTozzK4

One of the numerous projects created by Fabio Zuffanti, bassman and composer for (among others) Finisterre and Hostsonaten as well.
27McLuhan
Anomaly


1971, punchy, trippy, and circus like music at places. Brass jams approaching jazz without reaching it. Obvious old school rock and roll influences mixed with psych.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AJ0A_VKgig
28Festa Mobile
Diario Di Viaggio Della Festa Mobile


1973 Quirky prog close to jazz. Like a complex Locanda Della Fate. Piano driven.
Spotify
29Galahad
Empires Never Last


2007, Heavy melodic neo prog added with good riffs, organ being contrasting with electric guitar oriented parts. Good singer.

Spotify
30Arena
Contagion


2003, Melodic neo prog with a few hard riffage.
Spotify
31Khan
Space Shanty


1972, Short lived spacey, psychedelic makers from the Canterbury Scene.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1DuubgN6Z0
32Morse Code
La Marche des Hommes


1975 French quebecois making original symphonic prog. Good vibes with some good atmospheric passages.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p47-ddvE1Sg&list=OLAK5uy_nPeJjlb8tZTVS-WRMIrPGa1TlSHujelQU
33Celeste (ITA)
Principe di un Giorno


1976 Similar to Harmonium. same mellotron, same instrumentation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpWUDMMQ5_Q
34Quella Vecchia Locanda
Quella vecchia locanda


1972 Melodic symphonic rock progger and prog rocker enhanced with violin and flute.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKwYcIumy9k
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