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Will Sergeant outlines his '70s prog roots

When Echo & the Bunnymen emerged, in 1978, punk rock was turning the world upside down, making indulgent '70s rock instantly irrelevant with its exciting new sounds and ideas.
 S ix '70s prog masterpieces recommended by Sergeant himself
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 06, 2011
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Keeping cool with early Echo & the Bunnymen

It's safe to say that the impact and importance of rock bands has often been drastically overstated.  
Crocodile rock
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 06, 2011


From the late '70s to the late '80s, Anglophile guitar rock went through a strange period of adjustment following the Year Zero history eradication brought on by capital-P Punk and its subsequent slaying of the Guitar Hero.
Some unsung Brit guitar heroes
By DAN BROCKMAN  |  June 26, 2009


A quick foray into Brazilian rock
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 05, 2008

Film School

Five years between albums can be a career killer, particularly for an indie band who don’t even fit the usual indie mold.
FILM SCHOOL  | Beggar's Banquet
By RYAN FOLEY  |  February 27, 2006