Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

WORCESTER 07/06/2000


Psychedelic/Space Rock

From, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Quarkspace Worcester 07/06/2000 album cover
3.00 | 1 ratings | 1 reviews | 0% 5 stars

Write a review
from partners
Live, released in 2009

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Blanket Hill (12:49)
2. Dancing Swan - Space (15:25)
3. Starbridge Freaks [Cuts In] (8:13)
4. The Circle (8:59)
5. Improv - Worcester (7:24)
6. Faerienot Space - I Bet He's Looking For The Spaceman (12:27)
7. Band Introductions (0:47)

Total Time: 66:04

Line-up / Musicians

- Chet Santia / bass, guitar, vocals, loops
- Jay Swanson / keyboards, synth
- Paul Williams / drums, keyboards, synth, loops
- Stan Lyon / guitar
- Dave Wexler / guitar

Releases information


Thanks to Rivertree for the addition
Edit this entry

Buy QUARKSPACE Worcester 07/06/2000 Music

No release results - showing artist results instead
Spacefolds 7Spacefolds 7
CD Baby 2016
$4.89 (used)
Spacefolds 10Spacefolds 10
Eternity's Jest Records, Inc 2010
Node in PerilNode in Peril
CD Baby 2004
$11.50 (used)
The Hidden Moon by QuarkspaceThe Hidden Moon by Quarkspace
Eternity`s Jest Records, Inc.
Spacefolds 5Spacefolds 5
Eternity's Jest Records, Inc. 2004
$14.90 (used)
The Hidden MoonThe Hidden Moon
Eternity`s Jest Records, Inc. 2011
$29.95 (used)

More places to buy QUARKSPACE music online Buy QUARKSPACE & Prog Rock Digital Music online:

QUARKSPACE Worcester 07/06/2000 ratings distribution

(1 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(0%)
Good, but non-essential (100%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

QUARKSPACE Worcester 07/06/2000 reviews

Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by Rivertree
3 stars It must be an extraordinary occasion to experience QUARKSPACE live on the stage - recently really rare unfortunately. So this recordings are from 2000 - taken in Worcester when they were crossing New England on tour together with 'Architectural Metaphor'. The show was legaly recorded by somebody - but it took several years until the band was accidentally remembered about that. Now they finally decided to offer this performance via their homepage in 2009 - a good call! As you can expect from this prolific musicians the songs are presented playfully. They don't own a vast rocking component, this all has more of a spacey chilling atmosphere therefore.

Obviously the band members are in a good mood and the audience is rather delighted. The audio quality lacks for the start but improves a bit over the course. Subsequently it was even a surprise for them that Blanket Hill is already presented here - nearly one year before the track could reach for a place on the next studio album 'Drop'. QUARKSPACE open very relaxed - the instruments are nicely swirling around each other - where the second half is dominated by a special groove caused by an electronical percussion drive. Synthy patterns and piano are constantly alternating, and reaching the end they nearly turn to a jazzy colour.

Dancing Swan is from their debut and one of the band's live standards - this time transforming into space. And this will be proved for the last five minutes with a gliding flow accompanied by sentimental guitar impressions. Next songs are taken from the 'Hidden Moon' double CD. Compared to the other tunes The Circle appears in a more popular outfit with vocals, similar to the late Pink Floyd output. Then it all turns into another inspired improvisation - seemingly being unique, especially worked out for this evening in Worcester. Again it's this unique QUARKSPACE atmosphere which strikes - charming, so friendly, well-disposed - you never won't expect something nasty from these guys.

A band which uses the term 'space' for the name and several song titles should present a spacey flavour - and they are successful with that, especially regarding the second part of the last song when they are intensively looking for the spaceman. Certainly an interesting snapshot, especially for those who count themselves as die-hard fans of the band. Missing a better audio quality I still prefer 'Live Orion' though which was recorded in 1997. Anyway - the band is worth it to have some attention. You can download this songs for free from the homepage to get a proper impression.

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of QUARKSPACE "Worcester 07/06/2000"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: — jazz music reviews and archives | — metal music reviews and archives