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Is Prog Going Extinct? A Biological-Anthropological Approach
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Is Prog Going Extinct? A Biological-Anthropological Approach

Abstract Previous research, using an analysis of Google Trends, published in January 2016 suggested that interested in prog may be declining. However, very little critical and independent analysis of this question has been published since then. If prog is really dying, what theoretical hypotheses might explain this decline? Rather than use a data mining methodology, … Continue reading

First Listen: Ayreon, ‘The Day That The World Breaks Down’
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First Listen: Ayreon, ‘The Day That The World Breaks Down’

Ayreon, the artistic vessel of the brilliant and crazy Arjen Lucassen, will be releasing The Source later this year, in April. As is the case with Ayreon releases, it will feature a cast of vocalists that play different characters (12 to be exact), a host of musical contributors, and an ambitious overall concept and science fiction/fantasy storyline. … Continue reading