I'm listening to Larks Tongues in Aspic by King Crimson. It's jazz-metal and proto-industrial noise, and Slint-tastic years before the fact, but Fripp can't do acoustic folk.
what irks you about Prog? what redeems it? what are your guilty pleasures? what's progressive right now?
Would Amon Duul II be regarded the same way GYBE! are without the warbling?
Why isn't late-Talk Talk called Prog?
Is PiL's Metal Box prog?
Are we just too impatient now to appreciate Yes? Has Marnie Stern found a way to do everything a 10min Yes song does in 3 minutes?