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"A Day in the Life" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles that was released as the final track of their 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
A Salty Dog is the third studio album by English progressive rock band Procol Harum, released in 1969 by record labels Regal Zonophone and A&M.
"A Whiter Shade of Pale" is the debut single by the British rock band Procol Harum, released 12 May 1967.
Acid rock is a loosely defined type of rock music that evolved out of the mid-1960s garage punk movement and helped launch the psychedelic subculture.
The album era was a period in English-language popular music from the mid 1960s to the mid 2000s in which the album was the dominant form of recorded music expression and consumption.
Alexander Arthur Van Halen (born May 8, 1953) is a Dutch American musician, and the drummer and co-founder of the hard rock band Van Halen.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
“America” is a song from the musical West Side Story. Stephen Sondheim wrote the lyrics and Leonard Bernstein composed the music.
Ange is a French progressive rock band formed in September 1969 by the Décamps brothers, Francis (keyboards) and Christian (vocals, accordion, acoustic guitar and keyboards).
Aqualung is the fourth studio album by the rock band Jethro Tull.
Arena rock (also known as album-oriented rock, anthem rock, corporate rock, dad rock, melodic rock, pomp rock, and stadium rock) is a style of rock music that originated in the mid-1970s.
In music, an arrangement is a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work.
Ars Longa Vita Brevis is the second album by the English progressive rock group the Nice.
Art music (alternately called classical music, cultivated music, serious music, and canonic music) is music that implies advanced structural and theoretical considerationsJacques Siron, "Musique Savante (Serious music)", Dictionnaire des mots de la musique (Paris: Outre Mesure): 242.
Art rock is a subgenre of rock music that generally reflects a challenging or avant-garde approach to rock, or which makes use of modernist, experimental, or unconventional elements.
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters.
Atom Heart Mother is the fifth studio album by the English progressive rock band Pink Floyd.
The avant-garde (from French, "advance guard" or "vanguard", literally "fore-guard") are people or works that are experimental, radical, or unorthodox with respect to art, culture, or society.
Avant-garde metal (or experimental metal) is a subgenre of heavy metal music loosely defined by use of experimentation and innovative, avant-garde elements, including non-standard and unconventional sounds, instruments, song structures, playing styles, and vocal techniques.
Avant-prog (short for avant-garde progressive rock) is a style that appeared in the late 1970s as the extension of two separate progressive rock sub-styles: Rock in Opposition (RIO) and the Canterbury scene.
Baarlo (Baolder) is a town in the southeastern Netherlands.
Baja Prog is an annual progressive rock festival in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, held since 1997.
"Ballet for a Girl in Buchannon" (aka "The Ballet" and "Make Me Smile Medley"), a nearly thirteen-minute song cycle/suite from Chicago's 1970 album Chicago (also called Chicago II), was the group's first attempt at a long-format multi-part work.
Béla Viktor János Bartók (25 March 1881 – 26 September 1945) was a Hungarian composer, pianist and an ethnomusicologist.
BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.
"Beck's Bolero" is a rock instrumental recorded by English guitarist Jeff Beck in 1966.
Bethlehem is a city in Lehigh and Northampton counties in the Lehigh Valley region of the eastern portion of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
William Scott Bruford (born 17 May 1949) is an English retired drummer, percussionist, songwriter, producer, and record label owner who first gained prominence as the original drummer of the rock band Yes, from 1968 to 1972 and again from 1989 to 1992.
Bill Martin (born 1956) is a professor of Philosophy at DePaul University whose academic work concerns Derrida, Sartre, Marxist theory, Aesthetics, and critiques of Richard Rorty.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
Black metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music.
Blood, Sweat & Tears (also known as "BS&T") was a jazz-rock American music group.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Boston is an American rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, who had their most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s.
Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI (born Brian Peter George Eno; 15 May 1948) is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist.
Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded <!-- DO NOT CAPITALIZE -->the Beach Boys.
British folk rock (sometimes called electric folk) is a form of folk rock which developed in the United Kingdom from the mid 1960s, and was at its most significant in the 1970s.
Can was a German experimental rock band formed in Cologne, West Germany, in 1968 by the core quartet of Holger Czukay (bass), Irmin Schmidt (keyboards), Michael Karoli (guitar), and Jaki Liebezeit (drums).
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England.
The Canterbury scene (or Canterbury Sound) is a subgenre of, or sibling to, progressive rock.
Captain Beyond is an American/British rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1971.
Caravan are an English band from the Canterbury area, founded by former Wilde Flowers members David Sinclair, Richard Sinclair, Pye Hastings and Richard Coughlan in 1968.
Caravan is the debut album by the British Canterbury scene progressive rock band Caravan.
Chapel Hill is a town in Orange and Durham counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Progressive rock is subgenre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
Chicago (sometimes referred to as Chicago II) is the second studio album and second double album by Chicago-based American rock band Chicago.
Chicago is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, calling themselves the Chicago Transit Authority in 1968 before shortening the name in 1970.
Classic Rock is a British magazine dedicated to rock music, published by Future PLC, who are also responsible for its "sister" publications Metal Hammer and Prog magazine.
Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
Clouds were a 1960s Scottish rock band that disbanded in October 1971.
Coheed and Cambria is an American progressive rock band from Nyack, New York, formed in 1995.
Collector's Guide Publishing (CGP) is a Canadian publisher based in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
Colosseum were a pioneering English progressive jazz-rock band,Larkin C 'Virgin Encyclopedia of Sixties Music' (Muze UK Ltd, 1997) p69 - in which he states 'the commercial acceptance of jazz rock in the U.K. was mainly due to Colossseum.' mixing blues, rock and jazz-based improvisation.
A concept album is an album in which its tracks hold a larger purpose or meaning collectively than they do individually.
A counterculture (also written counter-culture) is a subculture whose values and norms of behavior differ substantially from those of mainstream society, often in opposition to mainstream cultural mores.
The counterculture of the 1960s refers to an anti-establishment cultural phenomenon that developed first in the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) and then spread throughout much of the Western world between the mid-1960s and the mid-1970s, with London, New York City, and San Francisco being hotbeds of early countercultural activity.
A cult following is a group of fans who are highly dedicated to a work of culture, often referred to as a cult classic.
Curved Air are a pioneering English progressive rock group formed in 1970 by musicians from mixed artistic backgrounds, including classical, folk, and electronic sound.
Dada or Dadaism was an art movement of the European avant-garde in the early 20th century, with early centers in Zürich, Switzerland, at the Cabaret Voltaire (circa 1916); New York Dada began circa 1915, and after 1920 Dada flourished in Paris.
David Jon Gilmour, (born 6 March 1946) is an English guitarist, singer and songwriter best known as a longtime member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd.
Days of Future Passed is the second album and first concept album by English prog rock band The Moody Blues, released in November 1967 by Deram Records.
A death growl (or simply a growl) is a vocal style (an extended vocal technique) usually employed by death metal singers but also used in other heavy metal styles, such as metalcore.
Derek Taylor (7 May 1932 – 8 September 1997) was an English journalist, writer, publicist and record producer.
A digital audio workstation (DAW) is an electronic device or application software used for recording, editing and producing audio files.
Discipline is the eighth studio album by English progressive rock band King Crimson, released on 22 September 1981 by E.G. Records in the United Kingdom and by Warner Bros. Records in the United States.
The Dixie Dregs are an American band formed in the 1970s.
Dorothy Ann Collins (6 March 1933 – 22 September 1995), was an English folk musician, arranger and composer.
In music, duration is an amount of time or a particular time interval: how long or short a note, phrase, section, or composition lasts.
Early music generally comprises Medieval music (500–1400) and Renaissance music (1400–1600), but can also include Baroque music (1600–1760).
East of Eden was a British progressive rock band, who had a Top 10 hit in the UK with the single, "Jig-a-Jig", in 1971.
In music, eclecticism is the conscious use of styles alien to the composer's own nature, or from a bygone era.
Edward Lodewijk Van Halen (born January 26, 1955) is a Dutch-American musician, songwriter, and producer.
The Edgar Broughton Band, founded in 1968 in Warwick, England, was an English psychedelic rock group.
Edison Lighthouse were an English pop band, formed in London in 1970.
The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1970, by songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood with drummer Bev Bevan.
Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP) were an English progressive rock supergroup formed in London in 1970.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Experimental rock (or avant-rock) is a subgenre of rock music which pushes the boundaries of common composition and performance technique or which experiments with the basic elements of the genre.
Fairport Convention are a British folk rock band.
Family are an English rock band, active from late 1966 to October 1973, and again since 2013 for a series of live shows.
Flamenco, in its strictest sense, is a professionalized art-form based on the various folkloric music traditions of Southern Spain in the autonomous communities of Andalusia, Extremadura and Murcia.
Focus are a Dutch rock band formed in Amsterdam in 1969 by keyboardist, vocalist, and flautist Thijs van Leer.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Foreigner is an English-American rock band, originally formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones ex-Spooky Tooth and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm.
In art history, formalism is the study of art by analyzing and comparing form and style.
In music theory and especially in the branch of study called the aesthetics of music, formalism is the concept that a composition's meaning is entirely determined by its form.
Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, composer, activist and filmmaker.
Freak Out! is the debut studio album by the American rock band the Mothers of Invention, released June 27, 1966, on Verve Records.
Free jazz is an approach to jazz music that was first developed in the 1950s and 60s as musicians attempted to alter, extend, or break down jazz convention, often by discarding fixed chord changes or tempos.
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
Genesis were an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967.
Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed upon conventions developed over time.
Gentle Giant were an English progressive rock band active between 1970 and 1980.
Gettysburg is a borough and the county seat of Adams County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Glass Hammer is an American progressive rock band from Chattanooga, Tennessee, created and led by Steve Babb and Fred Schendel.
"Good Vibrations" is a song composed by Brian Wilson with words by Mike Love for the American rock band the Beach Boys, of which both were members.
The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California.
Gregorian chant is the central tradition of Western plainchant, a form of monophonic, unaccompanied sacred song of the Roman Catholic Church.
Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was an American comedian, writer, stage, film, radio, and television star.
GTR were a British rock band founded in 1985 by former Yes and Asia guitarist Steve Howe and former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett.
A happening is a performance, event, or situation meant to be considered art, usually as performance art.
Happy the Man is an American progressive rock band formed in 1973.
Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.
In music, harmony considers the process by which the composition of individual sounds, or superpositions of sounds, is analysed by hearing.
Hawkwind are an English rock band and one of the earliest space rock groups.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
High culture encompasses the cultural products of aesthetic value, which a society collectively esteem as exemplary art.
A hippie (sometimes spelled hippy) is a member of a counterculture, originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world.
Multitrack recording of sound is the process in which sound and other electro-acoustic signals are captured on a recording medium such as magnetic tape, which is divided into two or more audio tracks that run parallel with each other.
A horn section is a group of musicians playing horns.
A house band is a group of musicians, often centrally organized by a band leader, who regularly play at an establishment.
Ian Scott Anderson (born 10 August 1947) is a British musician, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work as the lead vocalist, flautist and acoustic guitarist of British rock band Jethro Tull.
If were a progressive rock band formed in Britain in 1969.
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (ˈiɡərʲ ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪtɕ strɐˈvʲinskʲɪj; 6 April 1971) was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor.
Il Balletto di Bronzo (translation: "The Bronze Ballet") is an Italian progressive rock band from Naples.
In the Court of the Crimson King (subtitled An Observation by King Crimson) is the debut album from the English rock band King Crimson, released on 10 October 1969 on Island Records in England and Atlantic Records in America.
Indica Gallery was a counterculture art gallery in Mason's Yard (off Duke Street), St. James's, London, England during the late 1960s, in the basement of the Indica Bookshop co-owned by John Dunbar, Peter Asher and Barry Miles.
In music, instrumentation is the particular combination of musical instruments employed in a composition, and the properties of those instruments individually.
IQ are a British neo-progressive rock band founded by Mike Holmes and Martin Orford in 1981 Band formed in 1981.
The Isle of Wight Festival 1970 was held between 26 and 31 August 1970 at Afton Down, an area on the western side of the Isle of Wight.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Geoffrey Arnold Beck (born 24 June 1944) is an English rock guitarist.
Jethro Tull are a British rock band formed in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1967.
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.
John Joseph Lydon (born 31 January 1956), also known by his stage name Johnny Rotten, is an English singer, songwriter and musician.
John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist.
Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.
Julian David Cope (born 21 October 1957) is an English musician, author, antiquarian, musicologist, poet and cultural commentator. Originally coming to prominence in 1978 as the singer and songwriter in Liverpool post-punk band the Teardrop Explodes, he has followed a solo career since 1983 and worked on musical side projects such as Queen Elizabeth, Brain Donor and Black Sheep. Cope is also an author on Neolithic culture, publishing The Modern Antiquarian in 1998, and an outspoken political and cultural activist with a noted and public interest in occultism and paganism. He has written two volumes of autobiography; Head-On (1994) and Repossessed (1999); two volumes of archaeology; The Modern Antiquarian (1998) and The Megalithic European (2004); and three volumes of musicology; Krautrocksampler (1995), Japrocksampler (2007); and Copendium: A Guide to the Musical Underground (2012).
Kansas is an American rock band that became popular in the 1970s initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind".
Karlheinz Stockhausen (22 August 1928 – 5 December 2007) was a German composer, widely acknowledged by critics as one of the most important but also controversial composers of the 20th and early 21st centuries.
King Crimson are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968.
Krautrock (also called " ", cosmic music") is a broad genre of experimental rock that developed in Germany in the late 1960s.
Krautrocksampler: One Head's Guide to the Great Kosmische Musik - 1968 Onwards, written by the musician and writer Julian Cope, is a book describing the underground music scene in Germany from 1968 through the 1970s.
Le Orme (Italian: "The Footprints") is an Italian progressive rock band formed in 1966 in Marghera, a frazione of Venice.
Lightning Bolt is an American noise rock duo from Providence, Rhode Island, United States, composed of Brian Chippendale on drums and vocals and Brian Gibson on bass guitar.
This is a list of musical compositions or pieces of music that have unusual time signatures.
The London Festival Orchestra (LFO) was established in the 1950s as the 'house orchestra' for Decca Records.
"Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)" is a popular song by "one-hit wonder" Edison Lighthouse.
A love song is a song about romantic love, falling in love, heartbreak after a breakup, and the feelings that these experiences bring.
"Low culture" is a derogatory term for forms of popular culture that have mass appeal.
The LP (from "long playing" or "long play") is an analog sound storage medium, a vinyl record format characterized by a speed of rpm, a 12- or 10-inch (30 or 25 cm) diameter, and use of the "microgroove" groove specification.
Marillion are a British rock band, formed in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, in 1979.
Marketing strategy is a long-term, forward-looking approach to planning with the fundamental goal achieving a sustainable competitive advantage.
Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 2000.
Math rock is a style of indie rock that emerged in the late 1980s in the United States, influenced by post-hardcore, progressive rock bands such as King Crimson, and 20th century minimal music composers such as Steve Reich.
A media conglomerate, media group, or media institution is a company that owns numerous companies involved in mass media enterprises, such as television, radio, publishing, motion pictures, theme parks, or the Internet.
Mexicali is the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California and seat of the Municipality of Mexicali.
Michael Schenker (born Michael Willy Schenker, 10 January 1955) is a German rock guitarist, best known for his tenure in UFO, in addition to his solo band.
The middle class is a class of people in the middle of a social hierarchy.
Middle Earth (formerly Electric Garden Club) was an influential hippie club in London, UK in the mid-to-late 1960s, following on from the UFO Club after it was closed down as a result of police pressure and the imprisonment of its founder John 'Hoppy' Hopkins.
Michael Gordon Oldfield (born 15 May 1953) is an English musician and composer.
Minimal music is a form of art music that employs limited or minimal musical materials.
Modernism is a philosophical movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Mojo is a popular music magazine published initially by Emap, and since January 2008 by Bauer, monthly in the United Kingdom.
A movement is a self-contained part of a musical composition or musical form.
Mudvayne was an American heavy metal band from Peoria, Illinois formed in 1996.
Asian music encompasses numerous different musical styles originating from a large number of Asian countries.
Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.
Musical composition can refer to an original piece of music, either a song or an instrumental music piece, the structure of a musical piece, or the process of creating or writing a new song or piece of music.
Musique concrète (meaning "concrete music")" problem for any translator of an academic work in French is that the language is relatively abstract and theoretical compared to English; one might even say that the mode of thinking itself tends to be more schematic, with a readiness to see material for study in terms of highly abstract dualisms and correlations, which on occasion does not sit easily with the perhaps more pragmatic English language.
The North East Art Rock Festival, or NEARfest for short, was a multi-day event celebrating the resurgence of progressive and eclectic music in the United States and around the world.
Neo-progressive rock (also known as neo-prog) is a subgenre of progressive rock, which developed in the UK and achieved popularity in the 1980s.
Neoclassical metal is a subgenre of heavy metal that is heavily influenced by classical music and usually features very technical playing,Stephan Forté, "Metal néoclassique" in Guitarist Magazine Pedago, Hors Série #29, "Les secrets du metal- Etudes de Style", March 2009, pp.14–15.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
The new wave of British heavy metal (commonly abbreviated as NWOBHM) was a nationwide musical movement that started in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s and achieved international attention by the early 1980s.
New-age music is a genre of music intended to create artistic inspiration, relaxation, and optimism.
The Newport Jazz Festival is a music festival held every summer in Newport, Rhode Island.
A niche market is the subset of the market on which a specific product is focused.
"Nights in White Satin" is a song by the Moody Blues, written and composed by Justin Hayward.
Nothingface is the fifth studio album by Canadian metal band Voivod.
Occult rock (also known as doom rock or witch rock) is a genre of rock music that originated in the late 1960s to early 1970s, pioneered by bands such as Coven and Black Widow.
Operation: Mindcrime is the third studio album by the American progressive metal band Queensrÿche.
Opeth is a Swedish heavy metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1989.
Orchestral pop is popular music that has been arranged and performed by a symphonic orchestra.
"Owner of a Lonely Heart" is a song by the English progressive rock band Yes.
Pallas are a progressive rock band based in the United Kingdom.
Paul Anthony Hegarty (born 25 July 1954 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish football player and manager.
Paul Hegarty is an author, musician, and lecturer in aesthetics at University College Cork.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Paul Willis (born 1950) is a British social scientist known for his work in sociology and cultural studies.
Pendragon are an English neo-progressive rock band established in 1978 in Stroud, Gloucestershire as Zeus Pendragon by guitarist and vocalist Nick Barrett.
Pet Sounds is the eleventh studio album by American rock band the Beach Boys, released on May 16, 1966.
Peter Joseph Andrew Hammill (born 5 November 1948) is an English singer-songwriter.
Peter John Sinfield (born 27 December 1943) is an English poet and songwriter, most famously known as the lyricist and co-founder member of early incarnations of King Crimson, whose debut album In the Court of the Crimson King is regarded by some critics as one of the most influential progressive rock albums released.
Phillip Harvey Spector (born Harvey Phillip Spector, December 26, 1939) is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter who developed the Wall of Sound, a music production formula he described as a "Wagnerian" approach to rock and roll.
Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965.
Pink Floyd – The Wall is a 1982 British live-action/animated musical drama film directed by Alan Parker with animated segments by political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe, and is based on the 1979 Pink Floyd album of the same name.
UK pirate radio, unlicensed illegal broadcasting, was popular in the 1960s and experienced another surge of interest in the 1980s.
A pocket symphony is a song with extended form.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
Post-metal is a style of music that is rooted in heavy metal but explores approaches beyond the genre's conventions.
Post-progressive is a type of rock music distinguished from vintage progressive rock styles, specifically 1970s prog.
Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities.
Post-rock is a form of experimental rock characterized by use of rock instruments primarily to explore textures and timbre rather than traditional song structure, chords or riffs.
Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late-20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism and that marked a departure from modernism.
Power metal is a subgenre of heavy metal combining characteristics of traditional heavy metal with speed metal, often within symphonic context.
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM) (translation: Award-winning Marconi Bakery) is an Italian progressive rock band.
The Pretty Things are an English rock band, formed in 1963 in London.
Procol Harum is an English rock band formed in 1967.
Prog is a British magazine dedicated to progressive rock music.
ProgPower Europe (formerly ProgPower) is a progressive metal festival held annually in the Netherlands since 1999.
ProgPower USA is a progressive, power metal, and progressive rock festival held annually in the United States since 2001.
Progressive folk was originally a type of American folk music that pursued a progressive political agenda, but in the United Kingdom the term became attached to a musical subgenre.
Progressive metal (sometimes known as prog metal or technical metal) is a fusion genre melding heavy metal and progressive rock which combines the loud "aggression".
Progressive music is music that subverts genre and results in the expansion of stylistic boundaries.
Progressive Nation 2009 was a North American and European tour headlined by the progressive metal band Dream Theater.
Progressive pop is a form of pop music which attempts to break with the genre's standard formula.
Progressivism is the support for or advocacy of improvement of society by reform.
Proto-prog (short for "proto-progressive") is the first wave of British progressive rock musicians who branched from psychedelia or the advanced music that slightly predates the full-fledged prog era.
Psychedelia is the subculture, originating in the 1960s, of people who often use psychedelic drugs such as LSD, mescaline (found in peyote) and psilocybin (found in some mushrooms).
Psychedelic music (sometimes psychedelia) covers a wide range of popular music styles and genres influenced by 1960s psychedelia, a subculture of people who used psychedelic drugs such as LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline and DMT to experience visual and auditory hallucinations, synesthesia and altered states of consciousness.
Psychedelic rock is a diverse style of rock music inspired, influenced, or representative of psychedelic culture, which is centred around perception-altering hallucinogenic drugs.
Punk ideologies are a group of varied social and political beliefs associated with the punk subculture and punk rock.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
In the United States, commercial radio stations make most of their revenue by selling airtime to be used for running radio advertisements.
A raga or raaga (IAST: rāga; also raag or ragam; literally "coloring, tingeing, dyeing") is a melodic framework for improvisation akin to a melodic mode in Indian classical music.
The use of recording studios as a distinct musical instrument or compositional tool began in the early to mid 20th-century, as composers started exploiting the newfound potentials of multitrack recording.
Return to Forever is a jazz fusion group founded and led by pianist Chick Corea.
Revolver is the seventh album by the English rock band the Beatles.
Rhythm (from Greek ῥυθμός, rhythmos, "any regular recurring motion, symmetry") generally means a "movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions".
The Rites of Spring festival or RoSfest is an annual progressive rock festival which takes place at the end of April or in early May.
Robert Fripp (born 16 May 1946) is an English guitarist, composer and record producer.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
A rock festival, often considered synonymous with pop festival, is a large-scale rock music concert, featuring multiple acts performing an often diverse range of popular music including rock, pop, folk, electronic, and related genres.
Rock in Opposition or RIO was a movement representing a collective of progressive bands in the late 1970s united in their opposition to the music industry that refused to recognise their music.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
A rock opera is a collection of rock music songs with lyrics that relate to a common story.
George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is an English songwriter, singer, bassist, and composer.
Romantic music is a period of Western classical music that began in the late 18th or early 19th century.
Roxy Music were an English rock band formed in 1970 by Bryan Ferry, who became the band's lead vocalist and chief songwriter, and bassist Graham Simpson.
Rubber Soul is the sixth album by the English rock band the Beatles.
Rush was a Canadian rock band comprising Geddy Lee (bass, vocals, keyboards), Alex Lifeson (guitars) and Neil Peart (drums, percussion, lyrics).
Saga was a Canadian rock band, from Oakville, Ontario.
Samla Mammas Manna was a Swedish progressive rock band often characterized by virtuosic musicianship, circus references and silly humour, similar in many ways to the song-writing style of Frank Zappa.
Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker.
The Second Viennese School (Zweite Wiener Schule, Neue Wiener Schule) is the group of composers that comprised Arnold Schoenberg and his pupils and close associates in early 20th century Vienna, where he lived and taught, sporadically, between 1903 and 1925.
In music, serialism is a method of composition using series of pitches, rhythms, dynamics, timbres or other musical elements.
The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975.
Shirley Elizabeth Collins MBE (born 5 July 1935) is an English folk singer who was a significant contributor to the English Folk Revival of the 1960s and 1970s.
Shred guitar or shredding is a virtuoso lead guitar solo playing style for the guitar, based on various advanced and complex playing techniques, particularly rapid passages and advanced performance effects.
Soft Machine are an English rock and jazz band from Canterbury, named after the book The Soft Machine by William S. Burroughs.
A song cycle (Liederkreis or Liederzyklus) is a group, or cycle, of individually complete songs designed to be performed in a sequence as a unit.
Southern England, or the South of England, also known as the South, refers roughly to the southern counties of England.
Southern rock is a subgenre of rock music and a genre of Americana.
Spock's Beard is an American progressive rock band formed in Los Angeles.
Starcastle were a progressive rock band from Champaign, Illinois.
Steppenwolf is a Canadian-American rock band, prominent from 1968 to 1972.
Stereogum is a daily Internet publication that focuses on music news, song premieres, and irreverent commentary.
Styx is an American rock band from Chicago that formed in 1972 and became famous for its albums released in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Supertramp (known as Daddy in 1969–1970) are an English rock band formed in London in 1969.
Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings.
Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett (6 January 1946 – 7 July 2006) was an English singer, songwriter, and musician.
Symbolism was a late nineteenth-century art movement of French, Russian and Belgian origin in poetry and other arts.
Symphonic metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music which combines the heavy drums and guitars of metal with different elements of orchestral classical music, such as symphonic instruments, choirs and sometimes a full orchestra.
System of a Down, sometimes abbreviated as SOAD or colloquially referred to as System, is an heavy metal band from Glendale, California, formed in 1994.
Talking Heads was an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991.
The 14 Hour Technicolor Dream was a concert held in the Great Hall of the Alexandra Palace, London, on 29 April 1967.
The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews, interviews, and other articles that examine films, music, television, books, games, and other elements of pop culture media.
The Alan Parsons Project were an English rock band active between 1975 and 1990, whose rosters consisted of Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.
The Beach Boys are an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Buggles were an English new wave band formed in London, England in 1977 by singer and bassist Trevor Horn and keyboardist Geoffrey Downes.
The Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964.
The Dark Side of the Moon is the eighth studio album by English rock band Pink Floyd, released on 1 March 1973 by Harvest Records.
The Dillinger Escape Plan was an American metalcore band formed in Morris Plains, New Jersey, in 1997.
The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger, and John Densmore on drums.
The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror film adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name, directed by William Friedkin, and starring Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, and Jason Miller.
The Final Cut is the twelfth studio album by the English progressive rock band Pink Floyd, released on 21 March 1983 by Harvest Records in the United Kingdom and on 2 April by Columbia Records in the United States.
The Flower Kings are a Swedish progressive rock band formed in 1994 by guitarist and singer-songwriter Roine Stolt.
"The Gates of Delirium" is the first track on Yes’s 1974 album, Relayer.
The Ides of March are an American rock band that had a major US and minor UK hit with the song "Vehicle" in 1970.
The Incredible String Band (sometimes abbreviated as ISB) were a psychedelic folk band formed by Clive Palmer, Robin Williamson and Mike Heron in Scotland in 1966.
The Mars Volta was an American progressive rock band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 2001.
The Moody Blues are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1964.
The Mothers of Invention were an American rock band from California.
The Nice were an English progressive rock band active in the late 1960s.
The Rogue Independent Music Festival, also known as Rogue Fest, was a two-day festival of progressive rock and art rock held annually in Atlanta, GA from 2002 to 2006.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States.
The Stones in the Park generally refers to a free outdoor festival held in Hyde Park on 5 July 1969, headlined by The Rolling Stones and featuring Third Ear Band, King Crimson, Screw, Alexis Korner's New Church, Family and The Battered Ornaments, in front of a crowd estimated at between 250,000 and 500,000 fans.
The Teardrop Explodes were an English post-punk/neo-psychedelic band formed in Liverpool in 1978.
The Wall is the eleventh studio album by English rock band Pink Floyd.
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963.
The Zombies are an English rock band, formed in 1961 in St Albans and led by keyboardist and vocalist Rod Argent and vocalist Colin Blunstone.
Thick as a Brick is the fifth studio album by the British rock band Jethro Tull, released in March 1972.
Third Stream is a term coined in 1957 by composer Gunther Schuller, in a lecture at Brandeis University, to describe a musical synthesis of jazz and classical music.
In music, timbre (also known as tone color or tone quality from psychoacoustics) is the perceived sound quality of a musical note, sound or tone.
This is an introductory page to timelines of artists, albums, and events in progressive rock and its subgenres.
Traffic were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham, in April 1967 by Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood and Dave Mason.
Triana was a rock band hailing from Andalusia, Spain.
Triumvirat was a German progressive rock trio that formed in 1969 in Cologne, Germany.
Tubular Bells is the debut album by English musician Mike Oldfield, released on Virgin Records on 25 May 1973.
U.K. were a British progressive rock supergroup originally active from 1977 until 1980.
UFO are an English rock band that was formed in London in 1968.
The UFO Club (pronounced "You-foe") was a famous but short-lived UK underground club in London during the 1960s.
The British counter-culture or underground scene developed during the mid 1960s, and was linked to the hippie and subculture of the United States.
Uli Jon Roth (born Ulrich Roth, 18 December 1954) is a German guitarist, who became famous as Scorpions' lead guitarist, and is one of the earliest contributors to the neoclassical metal genre.
Underground music comprises musical genres beyond mainstream culture.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, United States.
The upper class in modern societies is the social class composed of people who hold the highest social status, and usuall are also the wealthiest members of society, and also wield the greatest political power.
Van der Graaf Generator are an English progressive rock band, formed in 1967 in Manchester by singer-songwriters Peter Hammill and Chris Judge Smith and the first act signed by Charisma Records.
Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972.
Vernacular music is ordinary, everyday music such as popular and folk music.
Voivod (or Voïvod) is a Canadian heavy metal band from Jonquière, Quebec.
Walter Everett is a music theorist specializing in popular music who teaches at the University of Michigan.
In many countries (such as Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and United States), a white-collar worker is a person who performs professional, managerial, or administrative work.
A wind instrument is a musical instrument that contains some type of resonator (usually a tube), in which a column of air is set into vibration by the player blowing into (or over) a mouthpiece set at or near the end of the resonator.
"Within You Without You" is a song written by George Harrison and released on the Beatles' 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
World music (also called global music or international music) is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the globe, which includes many genres including some forms of Western music represented by folk music, as well as selected forms of ethnic music, indigenous music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as ethnic music and Western popular music, intermingle.
Yes are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968 by singer Jon Anderson, bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Peter Banks, keyboardist Tony Kaye, and drummer Bill Bruford.
10cc are an English rock band founded in Stockport, England, who achieved their greatest commercial success in the 1970s.
20th-century classical music describes art music that was written nominally from 1901 to 2000.
90125 is the eleventh studio album by the English progressive rock band Yes.
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