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Legendary Genesis guitarist and solo artist Steve Hackett presents “Genesis Revisited—An Evening with Steve Hackett” at the Pabst Theater on Oct. 4. Read more

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A Milwaukee teenage quintet and School of Rock graduates have adopted the nickname of Progressive movement leader Robert La Follette and released a CD of exuberant and progressive rock. Read more

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Brazil’s Stratus Luna is a present-day progressive rock band at the highest level, and their instrumental self-titled debut album is masterful. Read more

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Sleepersound’s cinematic post-rock music on in medias res maintains a melancholic steadfastness that will leave attentive listeners transfixed — and slightly scarred. Read more

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Jethro Tull founder-flautist Ian Anderson culled through 50 years of releases for this three-CD set, a well-chosen collection representing the band from the beginning through almost now. Read more

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For its fifth album, the Brazilian prog band Dialeto collaborate with King Crimson’s David Cross. The result is outstanding in its field. Read more

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When you call your band Perfect Beings, you’re setting a pretty high bar. After several spins of Vier, it’s easy to hear this L.A.-based progressive rock band striving to reach that level. Read more

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The imaginative instrumental quartet Fibonacci Sequence has released a tour de force of challenging music with broad appeal, seven years in the making. Read more

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Famed musician and producer Steven Wilson, has remixed a selection of tracks from Gentle Giant’s first three albums to deliver more clarity, detail and definition. The result is a proper primer on one of prog’s most overlooked groups. Read more

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On No Answer, Serbian guitarist Dusan Jevtovic and his bandmates offer plenty of answers for fans of sophisticated prog and post-jazz. Read more

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The Tangent, a European collective in the classic prog vein, have released The Slow Rust of Forgotten Memory, their most overtly political record. Read more

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Guitarist Steve Howe has enjoyed a lengthy career that nearly encompasses the history of British rock. Read more

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. Minnesota’s Bubblemath releases their second album, the cleverly colorful and proudly eclectic Edit Peptide. Read more

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Nick Beggs began his musical career as the bass player in Kajagoogoo and co-wrote that band’s 1983 smash single “Too Shy." Nearly a quarter-century later, he’s built a diverse Read more

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the band that helped define the early sound of progressive rock with “A White Shade of Pale," Procol Harum has released a record of 11 new songs titled Novum. Read more

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On Neotolian Song, the duo at the heart of Neotolia (born in Turkey but living in Boston) frame musical traditions of their homeland in late-20th-century settings that suggest everything from ethereal prog rock to the exoticism of Dead Can ... Read more

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Keyboardist Jeffrey Konkol recently released Tales from the Electric Ocean, a solo album recorded under the name Thoughtstorm. If the title of this instrumental blend of electronic soundscapes, prog rock and classical music sounds similar t... Read more

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The Swedish progressive-rock band Karmakanic doesn’t fool around on its fifth studio album, inspired by author/astronomer Carl Sagan and simply called DOT. Band founder and bassist Jonas Reingold recruited no fewer than 11 other vocalists. ... Read more

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Cesar Millan shares his philosophy on dog training, while Milwaukee rockers WORK release their livewire debut album. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

As the host of WMSE's Mondo Radio and a prolific writer for local publications including the Shepherd Express and Milwaukee Record, Thomas Michalski is about as well versed in the Milwaukee music scene as anybody. Today he launched his latest proj.. Read more

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