This sure is a fascinating time we live in. This article, from the same folks who slavishly award little golden gramophone status to generic boring commercial music, is actually positive to the revival of more complex and creative music that we are currently undergoing. The funny thing is, I couldn't think of a label more pretentious then their suggested alternative to Progressive Rock, "high-IQ" rock. Regardless, this is another interesting and perplexing piece of writing from a mainstream source music journalism. What kind of bizarro world have we entered???
While music with such characteristics has been historically termed progressive rock by music critics, these artists could also be labeled "high-IQ" rock.