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Friday, March 27 2015

Umphrey’s McGee - “Bad Friday” (audio) (Premiere)

The Chicago prog jam outfit Umphrey's McGee were given 12 hours in the legendary Abbey Road studios. The funky and groovy "Bad Friday" is one of the results of that fruitful time in the studio.


Friday, March 20 2015

Jethro Tull: Back to Basics (Sort Of)

After the back-to-back-to-back brilliance of their previous three albums, a letdown seemed inevitable; amazingly, Ian Anderson & Co. raised the bar, instead.


Friday, March 13 2015

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.


Friday, January 23 2015

Miraculous Metropolis: A Reflection on Dream Theater’s ‘Scenes from a Memory’

Fifteen years after its release, Dream Theater's fifth LP remains not only the quintet's truest masterpiece, but arguably the greatest progressive metal album ever made.


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.


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