Porcupine Tree / PROGRESSIVE/ ART/ PSYCHEDELIC

Lightbulb Sun-PORCUPINE TREE-2000


Their least “progressive” record, so to speak, if we speak in context of stereotypical notions of what is progressive since there are no lengthy, multi-part instrumental jams ala The Sky Moves Sideways, except for one (“Russia on Ice”, but then they have to maintain that proggy image with the marks, eh?), instead for the most … Continue reading

Ayreon / PROGRESSIVE/ ART/ PSYCHEDELIC

The Universal Migrator Part 2 : Flight of the Migrator-AYREON-2000


The story carries on as we follow the colonizer in the Dream Sequencer, going back in time. We had got till 50000 BC in the last one, now we go even further back, before the formation of earth and follow the Migrator as he journeys through space. He goes into Quasars, through black holes, reaches … Continue reading

Ayreon / PROGRESSIVE/ ART/ PSYCHEDELIC

The Universal Migrator Part 1: The Dream Sequencer-AYREON-2000


Ayreon is some guy who got a lot of people to collaborate with him in making his symphonic progressive metal concept albums. This is just Part 1 of the whole Migrator concept album, Part 2 has been reviewed elsewhere on TDSR (The only place for straightforward honest reviews. We tell it like it is! How’s … Continue reading