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Friday, November 21 2014

The Moody Blues: Masters of the Mini Epic

While so many of their progressive rock contemporaries were writing novels in the form of side-long suites, the Moody Blues were masters of the short story.


Monday, November 10 2014

Let the People Play What They Want to Play: An Interview with Moon Hooch

James Muschler, drummer for EDM and dubstep infused jazz trio Moon Hooch, discusses his group's new record, being shut down by the cops, and finding happiness in jazz.


Thursday, October 30 2014

Pain of Salvation - “1979” (video)

Pain of Salvation, one of Sweden's best musical exports, has just released a nostalgic, home movie-esque video for the acoustic version of "1979", from the forthcoming acoustic album Falling Home.


Steven Wilson Set to Release New Album, Offers Behind-the-Scenes Video

Steven Wilson is in the studio right now to record his yet-to-be-named fourth solo LP. To give a sneak peek of what's to come, he has released a video of him and his band in the recording studio in London.


Monday, October 27 2014

The Church: Further/Deeper

An album that moves the band onward and upward, further and deeper – a journey begun a long time ago in a 1980s galaxy far, far away.


Thursday, October 23 2014

Primus: And the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble

Primus covers Willy Wonka, playing up your fuzzy memories of the film's dark heart while subverting the original arrangements.


Tuesday, October 21 2014

What He Has Sown: A Conversation With Bruce Soord of the Pineapple Thief

The Pineapple Thief mastermind delves into the making of Magnolia, the [un]fair criticisms of fans, and the joys of modern Opeth, among many other topics.


Monday, October 20 2014

moe. - “Same Old Story” (video) (Premiere)

The latest video from the longstanding jam group moe., "Same Old Story", directed by Jay Blakesberg, is a sprightly run through a graveyard.


Thursday, July 24 2014

Ripe with Rich Attainments: Jethro Tull’s ‘A Passion Play’, Reassessed

A Passion Play tends to draw the most resistance from even prog-rock aficionados; it obliges time and attention to let it work its charms.


Wednesday, April 23 2014

Conquering Demons: A Conversation with Gazpacho’s Thomas Anderson

"If we were a soda, we’d be a soda with pepper and ginger." A humorous, insightful, and honest discussion with the founding keyboardist of Gazpacho, Norway's leading prog storytellers.


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10 Songs That Will Make You Love Rush (Sound Affects) [17.Apr.13]
Porcupine Tree: Octane Twisted (Reviews) [10.Dec.12]
Robert Fripp: An Appreciation (Features) [22.Mar.12]
Tracker: How I Became An Alien (Capsule Reviews) [15.Jan.12]
Opeth: Heritage (Reviews) [29.Sep.11]
An Appreciation of the Compact Disc (Sound Affects) [28.Apr.11]
Linkin Park: A Thousand Suns (Reviews) [1.Nov.10]
Trey Gunn / Marco Minnemann: Modulator (Capsule Reviews) [20.May.10]
Cathedral: Keep ‘em Guessing (Columns) [19.Apr.10]
Asia: Phoenix (Capsule Reviews) [7.Aug.08]
Jethro Tull (Reviews) [29.Jul.00]
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