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The Rhythmic Redesign of Porcupine Tree: An Interview with Gavin Harrison

Porcupine Tree drummer Gavin Harrison talks with PopMatters about the long and complex process that went into his creation of the big band album, Cheating the Polygraph.

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Gavin Harrison: Cheating the Polygraph

The music of Porcupine Tree meets the rhythmic intensity of Whiplash in these eight dazzling reinterpretations.

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Genius. Doesn’t. Fade: A Conversation With Steven Wilson

Revered English musical visionary Steven Wilson discusses the inspirations, methods, and reflections that helped create his newest solo opus, Hand. Cannot. Erase.

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Futurism Becomes Retro-Futurism: An Interview with Steven Wilson

Having established himself at the forefront of global progressive music, Steven Wilson won't rest on the success of Porcupine Tree if sonic borders remain to be breached. But first he has to find a way to signal past the noise, in a world where too many choices often send listeners screaming for the exits.

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Porcupine Tree: Octane Twisted

An amazing performance of some of the progressive rock quartet's best work. A must-own collection.

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Grace Under Pressure: An Interview with Steven Wilson

The Porcupine Tree frontman reveals why he's jazzed about his unconventional new solo album.

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Steven Wilson: The Gentleman Doth Protest Too Much (Part Two—The Fury)

Would Steven Wilson really want to roll the dice and insert himself back in a time when the prospects were a hell of a lot less salubrious for unorthodox and unsigned bands? Today, there are illimitable sources of opinion, and taste making is as democratic as it’s ever been, in part because of the abundance of voices and agency.

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Steven Wilson: The Gentleman Doth Protest Too Much (Part One)

Steven Wilson speaks eloquently about the halcyon days of yesteryear, but would he (or anyone) want to step backward into the rigged game we've only recently escaped from?

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Porcupine Tree: The Incident

Porcupine Tree adds another concept album to its catalog. It may not be groundbreaking, but Steven Wilson's crew still provides the best Pink Floyd-meets-metal-meets-Britpop conglomeration out there.

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An Eclectic Master Craftsman: An Interview with Steven Wilson

The ever prodigious Porcupine Tree main man Steven Wilson talks at length with PopMatters about the problems with download culture, the inferiority of the MP3, his strong work ethic and the mysteries of the creative process.

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Porcupine Tree: Nil Recurring

England's prog-rock torchbearers continue to put out exciting, accessible music with this strong EP.

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Porcupine Tree: Fear of a Blank Planet

Dream Theater and Rush better watch their backs; Porcupine Tree's Fear of a Blank Planet is a strong contender for the progressive album of the year!

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6 May 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Porcupine Tree: In Absentia

One day during my junior year of college, I passed by a friend’s room in our house. The room was dark and he was

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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