Prog Rock: It Still Exists, People Still Listen

Prog rock. A genre that has so many unappealing stigmas associated with it, often times I wonder if it’s even possible to escape them. Somehow, the younger generations think that prog rock is something to be scoffed at, and to be discounted as “old” or “tacky.” At the time, the genre was trying to accomplish a new level of musical credibility, of artistic credibility in music. Commercially, this completely backfired, and was often seen as pretentious. Yet to some, it was an idea that was embraced with open arms. Oh there were some commercial successes, of course. For instance, Yes. I […]

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