2112 - As you would guess, very Rushish. http://www.myspace.com/2112argentina
ACUSTICAZO - First mega acoustic concert in Buenos Aires from 1972 and featuring Lebon, Gabriela, Litto Nebia and Raul Porchetto.
AFUERINO - Instrumental prog/jazz/fusion with weaving synths. Nice! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KK74zs5kR0
ALAMOS, LOS - Post rock/psychedelia that sounds right out of the 19th century wild, wild, west http://www.myspace.com/losalamospace
ALAS - GGreat keyboard-led prog from 1976 & 1983 with a slight ELP influence and fusion slant at times. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=2060
ALMA - Symphonic folk by Nexus guitarist Carlos Lucena and vocalist/pianist Roxana Truccolo. Very nice!
ALMENDRA - Most important psych/prog group to emerge out of Argentina. http://www.myspace.com/almendra1969
ALTABLANCA - Previously unreleased symph/prog from 1981 with some great keyboards and musicianship all the way around. https://soundcloud.com/Altablanca
ALTRUISMOS - Amazing instrumental mix of prog rock & fusion. Highly recommended! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmY30dV-uhZcX_2Gwdr19Bw
ALVAREZ, SERGIO - Keyboard works a la Wakeman/Emerson.
AMAGRAMA - Great symph/prog that reminds me of Crucis.
ANACRUSA - Symphonic/classical/operatic classic with female voice.
ANTIHEROE - Instrrumental jazz/prog/experimental made up of guitar, bass, drums and clarinet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1SEL12x_Pw4
APARECIDOS - Instrumental folk, jazz, classical and RIO with indigenous influences. http://www.myspace.com/aparecidos
AQUELARRE - Melodic 70's progressive rock. http://www.myspace.com/aquelarre72
ARCO IRIS - Argentina's longest lasting ethnic/folk/progressive band. http://www.myspace.com/arcoirisara
ATEMPO - Fine new symphonic rock with Maria Gonzalez of Nexus.
ATLANTEAN SPARROWS - Heavy psych/prog that sounds like it could easily be from the late 60's.
AUCAN - Classic Argentinian folk rock. Both albums on 1 cd.
AUTUMN MOONLIGHT - Instrumental prog/post-rock. Real beauties these are! http://www.myspace.com/autumnmoonlightpostrock
AVE ROCK - Two excellent prog albums from 1974 & 1977. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYlWFgeAqHY & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8W5ol4EOsQ
BAD DREAMS - Sounds like a blend of Genesis, IQ and Pink Floyd. https://baddreamsband.bandcamp.com/
BANANA - Compilation that covers their prog/symph period of 1979 & 1980 and includes their masterpiece Aún Es Tiempo De Soñar and 5 additional tracks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hm8p5_X5-Vs
BARCA, LA - Melodic symphonic/progressive with members of Pablo El Enterrador.
BARROCOS, LOS - Five-piece rock/prog group recorded in 1972 and made up of two guitarists, bass, drums and violin.
BAUER - Excellent spacey melodic progressive. Like Pink Floyd & Porcupine Tree.
BELVIS, NONO & KIKE SANZOL M.I.A. - 1982 instrumental jazz rock by M.I.A. guitarist & percussionist.
BIBLIA, LA - Massive symphonic rock opera from 1974 featuring all the big names in Argentinian rock/prog/psych. Includes the 1977 Brazilian version. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6bjkPMRRbw
BLANC, JOSÉ MARÍA - Solo album by Pablo “El Enterrador” keyboardist and if you imagine that this sounds like Pablo then you would be correct! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyIjgCAWzw8
BOND, BILLY Y LA PESADA DEL ROCK AND ROLL - One of the imprtant figures of Argentine rock/psych/blues.
BUBU - Progressive rock masterpiece from 1978 and a 40-year later comeback album that’s just about as good! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq8UNANE9Y-Zj9lg6VA6_fQ
CANTILO, MIGUEL/JORGE DURIETZ...Y OTROS - Blend of folk, rock and prog. From 1975
CANTILO Y GRUPO “SUR”, MIGUEL - Highly regarded rock/prog work from the early 70's.
CANTURBE - Melodic symph/prog full of passion & beauty. http://www.myspace.com/canturbe
CHANETON - Progressive rock a la Genesis & Marillion. http://www.chanetongroup.com.ar/
COLOR HUMANO - 70's power trio.
COLUCCI, LUIS - Instrumental prog/symph/fusion by multi-instrumentalist Colucci. Excellent guitar and interweaving synths. https://luiscolucci.bandcamp.com/
CONTRALUZ - Rarity from 1973. Tull leanings but changes from delicate to heavy.
COSAS, LAS - Instrumental space rock band that has a certain King Crimson “Red” sound to them as well. http://www.myspace.com/lascosaspriusdiscos
CRUCIS - Mid-seventies masterpieces of heavy prog rock. Essential!
CUCAMONGA - Instrumental progressive jazz rock mixed with RIO.
CUERO - Rock/psych/prog/jazz from 1973 & 1974. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhOqlgqGJPc
DÁNAE - Sole ouput by a band that's been together since 1979. Instrumental prog quartet made up of 2 guitars, bass and drums. Nice and melodic with some occasional agressive outbreaks. Great! https://soundcloud.com/gjtorres1961/d-nae_medusa
DEFORMICA - Instrumental band that fuses progressive with fusion and space rock. Great! https://myspace.com/deformica/music/songs
DEMANTRA - Blend of prog, post-rock and ambient with an excellent female vocalist. http://www.myspace.com/demantra
EMPORIO DE LA IMPERICA, EL - Instrumental blend of classical, jazz, fusion and avant garde. Quite good!
ESPIRITU - Prog/symphonic.
ETERNIDAD - 70's progressive rarity with folk influences.
FACTOR BURZACO - Female vocal-led RIO not dissimilar to Thinking Plague. http://www.myspace.com/factorburzaco
FALSOS CONEJOS - Instrumental prog trio with a King Crimson/St. Elmo's Fire sound mixed in with some psychedelia. Great first album! http://www.myspace.com/antitango
FINCA DE LAURENTO, LA - Great prog that changes from melodic to heavy and they perform in more of a classic 70's Argentine style. http://www.myspace.com/lafincadelaurento
FOBOS - Wonderful 70's-style Argentinian prog that is melodic with washes of synths. Sui Generis meets Pablo “El Enterrador”. Fantastic! http://fobos1.bandcamp.com/releases
FRAGMENTOS DE MÚSICA - Instrumental cinematic, dreamy music that is refined and just plain beautiful. https://fragmentosdemusica.bandcamp.com/
FRAKTAL - Similar to Porcupine Tree and Anekdoten. Excellent!
GABRIELA - Female singer backed by some of Argentina's most important musicians.
GALAPAGOS - Heavy prog rock mixed with sporadic psychedelia outbursts. http://www.myspace.com/losgalapagos
GONZALEZ, ANDREA - Keyboard player for Manuscritos presenting some wonderful instrumental symph/prog. https://myspace.com/andreagonzalezteclados/music/songs
GOTA, LA - Instrumental progressive/fusion from the same town as Pablo El Enterrador. http://www.myspace.com/lagotarock
HABITAT - Romantic melodic symphonic music. http://www.myspace.com/habitatargentina
HAMACAS AL RIO - Nice symphonic pop with excellent female voice and flute parts
HARD TO BE A GOD - Instrumental progressive trio that mixes in space rock with post-rock. https://myspace.com/hardtobeagod/music/songs
HELMUT RÓBOT - RIO/Zeuhl/prog band from Buenos Aires that present challenging but quite rewarding albums. https://helmutrobot.bandcamp.com/
HEXATONICA - Instrumental prog sometimes leaning towards metal. http://www.myspace.com/hexatonica
HONDURAS (LIBREGRUPO) - Prog/RIO/spacerock/krautrock made up of guitars, bass, drums, keys and sax. Fantastic! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClFVb07oPraSJhJQkFXkiIw
HORIZONTE - Both albums on 1 CD from this classic 70's prog rock group.
HUBER, LALO - Great keyboard-heavy symph/prog album by Nexus keyboardist. http://www.myspace.com/lalohuber
HUINCA/LITTO NEBBIA – Mix of rock and prog.
HYACINTUS - Symphonic rock with a definite Mike Oldfield influence. www.myspace.com/hyacintusmusic
IN CORP SANCTIS - A tough one to decribe but the underlying genre is space rock but they mix in prog, fusion and rock as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYqOnPaF6Lo
INVISIBLE - Emotional melodic 70's prog rock. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=2507
JINETES NEGROS - Fantastic highly produced symphonic works. Recommended! http://www.myspace.com/jinetesnegros
KLAUSS – Electronic music somewhere between Tangerine Dream and Vangelis.
KOVAL, SERGIO - Electronic music.
LA DIETA DE WARMS - Heavy prog from this new group.
LÁQUESIS - Primarily instrumental (few vocal tracks) progressive rock with a super display of guitar and keyboards and are from the same town as Pablo “El Enterrador” (Rosario). https://soundcloud.com/laquesis-rock-progresivo
LENIN - Great instrumental prog space rock with some post-rock in them as well. http://www.myspace.com/soundlenin
LUZPARIS - Stunning instrumental post-rock/prog. Melancholy but full of beauty! http://www.myspace.com/losluzparis
MANDRAGORA - Pre-Chaneton neo progressive. Been out of print for years. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=6203
MAQUINA CINEMATICA, LA - Instrumental symphonic music full of beauty and grandeur. An absolute killer! http://www.myspace.com/exequielmantega
MAQUINA DE HACER PAJAROS, LA - 2 wonderful progressive works from 1976 & 1977. http://www.myspace.com/lamaquinadehacerpajarostributo
MAR AUN - Beautiful melodic prog/symph with some outstanding flute leads. http://www.myspace.com/maraunmaraun
MATERIA GRIS - Concept prog/psych rarity from 1972. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=materia+gris+ohperra
MEDEROS, RODOLFO (Y GENERACION CERO) - Fantastic unknown prog albums from 1977 & 1978 led by accordion player Rodolfo Mederos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ykABGusq-4&list=PLFYXv2jyCD-skNpx2JN211dw_PDbkaFnY & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=td2sdGVcQUw
MERLIN - Gustavo Montesano's group after the demise of Crucis. Nice prog.
MESTRE, NITO - Ex-Sui Generis pastoral prog with acoustic guitars & flute.
METAMORFICA - Heavy progressive band that sounds like a mix of Matraz & early Anekdoten and are fronted by two female guitarists/vocalists. Holy schnikes can these women bring it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kftrsjh_ySE
MONTES - Hard rock with some prog moves.
MONTESANO, GUSTAVO - 1st and 2nd solo albums from 1977 & 1982 by Crucis bassist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2DPnvxNxmw
MUSICOS INDEPENDIENTES ASOCIADOS (MIA) - Italian inspired top Argentine 70's prog. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YQQhXtfwGI
NADA (& MIGUEL ABUELO) - Rare early seventies prog. Ranges from heavy to melodic with fine guitar work.
NARANJA MECANICA - Rare melodic prog from 1977 with great keyboard work.
NASUTI GRUPO, GUSTAVO - Chamber rock/folk/jazz band led by compoer and multi-instrumentalist Gustavo Nasuti. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQWMHsssl0w
NAU ALETHEIA - Amazing album by Bubu violinist Álvar Llusa-Damiani (doubles as the guitarist as well) and Canturbe keyboardist Gabriel Herrera. Recommended highly! https://naualetheia.bandcamp.com/album/los-misterios-de-eleusis
NEBBIA, LITTO - Early albums are more folk mixed with prog & singer/songwriter and the later being song structured symphonic rock mixed with fusion.
NEXUS - The best Argentinian band in the last decade. Brilliant symphonic w/female vocals. http://www.myspace.com/nexusarea
OCTAFONIC - A band that formed out of the remains of Sorin Octeto producing music that ranges from Tool to Mats/Morgan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsMbaLsxomU
OCTAVIO SENDERO - Private release of killer dreamy prog with analog keys and spacey elements. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1Ch4EfsnvE
ORION'S BEETHOVEN - Hard and heavy 70's prog.
PABLO “EL ENTERRADOR” - Killer highly emotional symph/prog with dual keys. https://myspace.com/pabloelenterrador/music/songs
PACIFICO - Soft progressive gem from 1972.
PAMPA TRASH - Debut release by this prog/fusion band and their use of bandoneón emits quite a unique sound. https://pampa-trash.bandcamp.com/
PÄRAWAY, MARIANA - Folk/prog/post-rock led by the stunning vocals of Mariana. An absolute beauty this is! https://soundcloud.com/mariana-p/sets/hilario
PASAJERO LUMINOSO - Instrumental prog/jazz/fusion with weaving synths. Nice! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KK74zs5kR0
PASTORAL - Romantic progressive folk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrT_DmoCydY
PINELLI, ALDO - Hábitat/Invernalia guitarist with beautiful and mostly acoustic albums close to some of Anthony Phillips’ works. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKttvdUFdDz-pH5-csdYoZA
PLESIOSAURIO - 4 piece retro prog band from Buenos Aires led by organ and augmented by occasional flute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HI7UnZGzSUg
POLIFEMO - Wonderful heavy prog/rock with solid organ and guitar throughout.
POMMEZ - Dark instrumental progressive post-rock. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_catrXT0sOw
PORCHETTO, RAUL - One of the most Important Argentinian musicians. http://www.myspace.com/porchettoraul
POROTTA - Young prog/pop band with nice melodies and delightful Moog sounds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKa-GB56hyQ
PRESAS, JULIO - Materia Gris guitarist. Like Oldfield & Camel. Excellent!
RAEL - Very similar to early to mid-period Genesis. http://www.myspace.com/rael09
RAYUELA - 1977 prog rarity with a fusion slant.
REDD - Prog rock jewels from 1978 & a previously unreleased 2nd album from 1979. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=3840
REDD LAND - Post-Redd symphonic rock. http://reddland.blogspot.com/
RELOJ, EL - Heavy prog by one of Argentina's 70's rock legends. http://www.myspace.com/elrelojarg
RESISTENCIA CHACO - Heavy & wild instrumental prog with a nod towards King Crimson's Red. http://www.myspace.com/resistenciachaco
RETSAM SURIV - Heavy progressive with stunning female vocalist. Quite similar to Chile's Matraz. https://soundcloud.com/search?q=retsam%20suriv
ROCKAPHONICA - Symph/prog with a heavy Gotic/Camel influence in fact they perform 3 Camel covers.
ROCKESTRA - Tribute to Jethro Tull, Genesis, Alan Parsons, Pink Floyd, Asia, Rush, Beatles, ELP, Supertramp, Yes and King Crimson. http://www.myspace.com/macargentina
ROTTEN APPLES - Psych rock/post-rock trio. https://rotten-apples.bandcamp.com/album/orbe
RUIZ, ANDRES - Excellent melodic symph/prog. http://www.myspace.com/ruizandres
RUSCONI HAMMOND ORGAN TRIO, FERNANDO - Instrumental jazz rock spearheaded by the Hammond organ playing of Rusconi. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqHDj48JqKw
SAMBARA - Young six piece (two keyboardists) band playing a sophisticated symph/prog à la La Maquina De Hacer Pajaros, Pablo “El Enterrador” and Seru Giran. Beautiful! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5FDGz8lHfc
SARTEN SYSTEM - Blistering instrumental progressive fusion originally released in 1991. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiPv8EblqHs
SERU GIRAN - Important Arg. prog group.
SINTESIS - 40th anniversary edition of this instrumental prog trio's sole album from 1976. The addition of sax, flute and violin give it a jazzy edge. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MvIYo1OLpQ
SOLUNA - Progressive rarity from 1977.
SPINETTA (JADE) - Melodic prog. http://www.myspace.com/luisalbertospinetta
STAROSTA - Absolute gem of a debut release by band from San Luis. Although it’s basically a symphonic prog album there are a lot of great heavy breakouts. Recommended! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsu7fOjMbcpO1qCvn1oqC2
SUBLIMINAL - Utterly fantastic Nexus symph/prog spin-off with lots of organ/synths and majestic sounds.
SUI GENERIS - 70's soft progressive.
SUPER SIEMPRE - Crazy experimental/free jazz group.
SUPERNOVA - Excellent instrumental symphonic rock.
SUR OCULTO - Instrumental power progressive trio of keyboards, bass and drums. ELP meets King Crimson.
TANGER - Imagine Red period King Crimson with the addition of flute. www.myspace.com/tangerspace
TANTOR - Predominately instrumental fusion prog. Both of their albums on 1 CD.
TORAX - High-caliber instrumental fusion. http://www.myspace.com/toraxrockfusion
TRIGÉMINO - TRAMPAS PARA ENGAÑAR (MINI LP SLEEVE) $15 Prog/symph band that were active from 1976 to 1981 but did not have any recordings at the time. In 2005 the original line-up went into the studio resulting in this release. These guys were up there with fellow Argentine bands Banana, Espiritu and Pablo “El Enterrador” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0BWRr4zyAQ
UNDER LINDEN - Outstanding instrumental symph/prog with loads of violin/guitar duals a la Sagrado, KBB, Clearlight and Camel.
UQBAR - Delicate classical/chamber music made up of acoustic guitars, cello, clarinet and flute.
URANIAN - Instrumental symphonic metal/prog. http://www.myspace.com/uranianprog
VADE RETRO - New melodic progressive band with some jazz and psychedelic sounds mixed in. http://www.myspace.com/vaderetromusica
VILLANUEVA, PATRICIO - Great solo album by Chaneton vocalist. Sounds like a blend of Chaneton, Peter Gabriel and Fish.
VIVENCIA - Singer/Songwriter duo similar to Sui Generis. http://www.myspace.com/duovivencia
VOLVOX - Instrumental 4-piece prog band with elements of fusion, jazz rock and hard rock mixed in. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R8rhnMybw0 & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF9RyHTrwkE
VOX DEI - 70's heavy progressive rock trio. http://www.myspace.com/voxdeimusica
WILLIAM GRAY - Excellent concept progressive project. Reminds me quite a bit of some Ayreon's biggest works. http://www.myspace.com/williamgrayband
YSASA, MARICEL - Acid folk led by the great voice of Maricel with acoustic guitars, bass, keys, percussion and violin. A real beauty this is! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9YMdVYlf4E
ZONDA PROJECKT - Instrumental prog with a dab of fusion and brings to mind Pierre Moerlen's Gong, Djam Karet & even Mike Oldfield. Brilliant stuff! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrA3sfPu3f8