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Friday, April 17 2015

Jethro Tull - “Cold Wind to Valhalla (BBC Version)” (audio) (Premiere)

Hear an unreleased alternate take on the Minstrel in the Gallery cut "Cold Wind to Valhalla" in lead-up to that album's special edition 40th anniversary release, featuring new mixes by modern prog maestro Steven Wilson.


Umphrey’s McGee: The London Session - A Day At Abbey Road Studios

Umphrey’s McGee’s ninth album finds the band taking a sojourn of sorts with a session at London’s landmark Abbey Road studios.


Thursday, April 16 2015

Genesis’ Mike Rutherford Recounts His ‘Living Years’

Guitarist and songwriter Pete Rutherford talks about his new book The Living Years, his career with Genesis, and his touring with Mike + the Mechanics.


Friday, April 10 2015

Gavin Harrison: Cheating the Polygraph

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


Monday, April 6 2015

Fractal Mirror: Garden of Ghosts

Fractal Mirror's sophomore set reaffirms the Dutch band's sophisticated sensibilities and makes a stunning step forward.


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.


Pain of Salvation - “1979” (video) (Mixed Media) [30.Oct.14]
The Church: Further/Deeper (Reviews) [27.Oct.14]
Steven Wilson: Drive Home (EP) (Reviews) [10.Jan.14]
Amplifier: Echo Street (Reviews) [3.Jun.13]
Nosound: Afterthoughts (Reviews) [5.May.13]
The Dear Hunter: Migrant (Reviews) [23.Apr.13]
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]
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