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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?

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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.

9Seven Impale

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.
Fjernsyn i farver

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

Fandangos in Space

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

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''

Garden Shed

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

2009, tight prog similar to Discipline with mellotron washing.
18Il Bacio Della Medusa
Discesa agl'inferi d'un giovane amante

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

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

1977, Keyboard driven, dark, atmospheric symphonic prog

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.

2009 Band that is getting his influence on Van Der Graaf Generator
23Il Giardino Onirico

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

First track is a teaser.

2020 Canterbury scene oriented toward prog side rather than jazz.

25Hypnos 69

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..
26La Maschera Di Cera
Il Grande Labirinto


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

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.
28Festa Mobile
Diario Di Viaggio Della Festa Mobile

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

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


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

1972, Short lived spacey, psychedelic makers from the Canterbury Scene.
32Morse Code
La Marche des Hommes

1975 French quebecois making original symphonic prog. Good vibes with some good atmospheric passages.
33Celeste (ITA)
Principe di un Giorno

1976 Similar to Harmonium. same mellotron, same instrumentation.
34Quella Vecchia Locanda
Quella vecchia locanda

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