Newsbits: UK Prog Book / Ragas and Braxton Reviewed / Tony Conrad Book / Bishop, Blonk, Smith, & Walter / Icelandic Classical Music

The Wire reviews a new book on UK progressive rock in the 1970s.

A raga festival, as well as an Anthony Braxton performance, are also reviewed.

A new book of Tony Conrad writings is out.

A Madison performance of the quartet of Bishop, Blonk, Smith, and Walter is previewed.

A new album of modern Icelandic classical music is reviewed.