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Carmen was a Mexican/American/British flamenco-rock band that was formed in California in 1970 and moved to the UK in 1973.

Guitarist David Clark Allen played electric guitar in the style of an acoustic flamenco player, while sister Angela Allen played castanets and added flamenco-style footwork alongside lead vocalist Roberto Amaral. Paul Fenton was on drums while bassist John Glascock, formerly of Chicken Shack, joined the band in 1972 when it was still in Los Angeles.

For live concerts, a false stage floor was miked up to allow the audience to appreciate Angela and Roberto's flamenco footwork.

The band's first album, Fandangos in Space, was recorded in London and produced by legendary producer Tony Visconti. It is still ranked at number 46 in the Rolling Stone list of 50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time.

Dancing on a Cold Wind followed in 1974, and is more intellectual, with the second side being a complete mini-opera, the nine-part suite Rememberances.

By the time the third album, The Gypsies, was released in 1975, Visconti was no longer involved and the band broke apart shortly afterwards. The various musicians went their own separate ways, John Glascock joing Jethro Tull until his death in 1979 of a congenital heart defect.

However, Carmen left a legacy of the first two albums, still highly regarded and very distinctive.

If you want to find out more about Carmen and its music, listen in to Carmen - In Focus, hosted by Dave Hewitt on Phoenix Radio - Saturday evening at 8pm.

Once again, Saturday evening is when Phoenix Radio turns to its dark side. DJ Cruel Britannia presents Fadeout - an hour of the best in goth, darkwave, industrial and alternative. It's a good introduction for those listeners just getting to grips with the genre and an unashamed wallow in favourite tracks for the more dedicated.

So pull on your leather and join Cruel Britannia on Fadeout every Saturday at 7pm, as usual on Phoenix Radio.

Paul Baker will foray into the world of Prog Rock on Sunday. As usual on Soundscapes, Paul will review the latest releases, talk about and to the major artists in the genre, and perhaps even get out one of his infamous 'long tracks'.

To find out what's happening on the Prog scene, be sure to tune in to Phoenix Radio from 3pm every Sunday for Soundscapes with Paul Baker.

Wednesday night favourite Ian has a wide range of musical tastes. From post-rock to post-metal, post-punk to post-hardcore. That's why he hosts (POST) - a weekly look at everything that no-one else plays.

So whether you like Cult of Luna, Isis, Pelican, Mono, Sigur Ros, This Will Destroy You, Porcupine Tree or a host of other 'cult' bands, listen in to Ian's favourites on (POST), this and every Wednesday at 7pm on your favourite station - Phoenix Radio.