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Hermetic Science: Prophecies

Read "Prophecies" reviewed by Michael Askounes


Ed Macan - scholar, author, progressive rock aficionado... and mallet percussionist. His band Hermetic Science (the band that brought you “Mars: The Bringer of War" played on the marimba) is back for another go around of “vibrariffic" music with their second CD titled Prophesies. However, this time around Macan brought some other instruments along for the ride, resulting in some surprisingly (for me, anyway) pleasant compositions. However, no Hermetic Science album would be complete without a bizarre cover tune and ...

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Hermetic Science: Ed Macan's Hermetic Science

Read "Ed Macan's Hermetic Science" reviewed by Michael Askounes


Just because ideas are different and have the best of intentions does not always mean they will work. In music, true progressive performers try to find a musical space that has not yet been occupied so as to become innovators and carve a niche out for them or their band. Unfortunately, prog rock aficionado Ed Macan and his band Hermetic Science decided on their self-titled debut CD to carve out the bass/drums/marimba progressive trio niche – a musical space that ...


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