Progressive Rock Music
Guillaume de Machaut meets Bone Thugs-N-Harmony through black metal.
Reflecting on a lost, post-apocalyptic, maximalist masterpiece of a concept album.
The soothing Andean panpipe and the plaintive folk tune “El Condor Pasa”—these are the stereotypes associated with Peruvian music culture—stereotypes that the Lima–based ensemble Serpentina Satélite crushes with a weighty psychedelic attack.
Crime in Choir’s third album, Trumpery Métier—an English/French combo-phrase meaning something like “pointless trade”—is a triumphant, prog-soaked instrumental rock album by five highly stoned and proficient musicians from San Francisco.