First Droopy (love me that Daws Butler)
Then the reason thereof:
I have long drooled over, and thumbed through, PROG on the newstand--or, at least the magazine section of my local HASTINGS (which has been like a ghost-town for the last several years...no one reading or BUYING magazines anymore it seems). I would buy every issue of PROG but for the too-high (for me) cover price. Heck, for $3.99 I can buy that Cars album I don't have or the Geo. Lynch Dokken masterpiece that's on sale (HASTINGS is pretty slim pickens when it comes to actual Prog Cds :( ) So I just can't seem to part with the $15 bucks that this journal requires.
But my best friend in the universe, Reliops of California (the Spoiler of plebian music), bought me a subscription for Christmas. My first issue just arrived. I can't wait to listen to the free Cd sampler on my way to Kansas City tonight. I also can't wait till March 4th when Steven Wilson's much lauded new album drops. Stay tuned.