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United Progressive Fraternity


Crossover Prog

3.83 | 76 ratings

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Prog Is Not Dead
4 stars Prog 'super-groups' and amalgams are becoming too numerous to keep up with. A new 'project' seems to emerge every week. Sadly, though, many fall short of expectations or just plain fail to offer anything new or interesting.

What makes 'United Progressive Fraternity' different is the shared dream and passion of Mark Trueack and Steve Unruh, who are the driving force truly uniting some of 'progs' international fraternity. A superb undertaking from Australia's highly regarded musicians.

To name the various artists appearing on this album would be time consuming. To name the 'better known' ones would be a dis-service to the 'lesser known'. All contribute to flesh out the dream and passion of Trueack and Unruh.

This feels like a cohesive band performance and not a 'half-baked' project highlighting the talents of individuals, no matter how good those individuals may be.

This package is beautifully presented with an extremely informative booklet. An added bonus - making this real value for your dollar - is the second disc 'Romantechs: Reimagine'. which could easily be passed off as the 'lost Unitopia tapes'.

All-in-all a 4.75 star rating would not be an exaggeration. Five stars is 'perfection' but nobody's perfect!

Highly recommended to admirers of Unitopia and Southern Empire

Prog Is Not Dead | 4/5 |


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