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09.20.21 Prog - An End - WINNER 09.13.21 Prog - An End - Finals
09.05.21 Prog - An End - Semifinals08.14.21 Prog - An End - Rediscovery
08.13.21 Prog - A Beginning - WINNER08.10.21 Prog - A Beginning - Finals (hopefully?
08.06.21 Prog - A Beginning - Semi-Finals07.29.21 Prog - A Beginning - Elimination Rd
07.21.21 Prog - A Beginning - Discovery Rd 1007.15.21 Prog - A Beginning - Discovery Rd 9
07.07.21 Prog - A Beginning - Discovery Rd 806.29.21 Prog - A Beginning - Discovery Rd 7
06.22.21 Prog - A Beginning - Discovery Rd 606.15.21 Prog - A Beginning - Discovery Rd 5
06.07.21 Prog - A Beginning - Discovery Rd 406.01.21 Prog - A Beginning - Discovery Rd 3
05.24.21 Prog - A Beginning - Discovery Rd 205.17.21 Prog - A Beginning - Discovery Rd 1
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Prog - A Beginning - Semi-Finals

The Big Four are here, so it is now back to head-to-head matching. 1 v. 2 and 3 v. 4.
1Jordsjo
Nattfiolen


"A sweet piece of bingeable Norweigen prog. Replete with synth and flute there’s no hiding the influence of Jethro Tull, but it’s truest ancestry lies in the melodicism of early Camel and Swedish instrumentalist Bo Hansson. For me, good prog tricks the listener into feeling like he’s hearing something playful but familiar while still pushing the experimental boundaries and Nattfiolen is one of the finest examples of that in recent memory. Headphones are the only way to listen, as some of the stereo effects really bring the fairy tale to life." - Inoculaeted

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/54Ooribd5hSPdl2keRxLBT

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qPeIJkyf84
2Yolk
Solar


"Incredible fluid layering of sounds with a tricked-out, almost krautrock approach to rhythm. Playful vocals and vibrant atmosphere, whole thing sounds like a wonky prog forest. And they keep it tight, under 40 minutes long, praise be." - porcupinetheater

Bandcamp: https://yolkmusic.bandcamp.com/album/solar
3Hermann Szobel
Szobel


"Child prodigy Hermann Szobel composed and produced one album at the age of 18 before he disappeared from the music world completely. The album has a Frank Zappa vibe, with emphasis on piano (Szobel's instrument), percussion, and vibraphone. It was obscure even when it was released in the 70s, but a 2012 reissue has given us a second chance to enjoy it." - TwigTW

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/2VUcwcNH6YbFCPfntYcYdG?si=iBz1ZcHoRta7TNbKOWMizg

youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWb59xaXahQpnZs7AjlHhCQ
4Regal Worm
Pig Views


"Modern prog band featuring a multi-instrumentalist experimenting avant gardist music. Band is injecting Medieval and psychedelic touches in their weird kind of prog that contains start and stop patterns and eccentric turns. Alternance of punchy and pastoral ambiences give tonus to the mix. It's generally sophisticated and simple in the same time. It's really melodic, and vocals serve as an instrument. Good use of mellotrons, organs and many more keys and synths. Kinda Beck on acid, making prog." - Jethro42

On Bandcamp: https://regalworm.bandcamp.com/album/pig-views
[also on Spotify]
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