Sunday, May 22 2011
Put as simply -- and starkly -- as possible, many beautiful babies were thrown out with the bath water by hidebound critics who were content to sniffingly dismiss the more ambitious (pretentious!) works that certain bands were putting out as a matter of course in the early-to-mid-‘70s.
Thursday, August 9 2007
Genesis is slightly different from typical prog rock. Yes, they had the 20-minute song "cycles" and the classical allusions all up in their lyrics, but they also had a few other things that their proggy peers did not: specifically, Peter Gabriel and Phil Collins.
Wednesday, March 5 2014
During this three album stretch, Genesis evinced as much growth and glory as any of their prog brethren, and the banner they raised still casts a huge and heavy shadow over everything that followed.
Monday, November 28 2011
Genesis is alive and well.
Thursday, November 17 2011
Prog that doesn't actually progress anywhere.
Thursday, March 17 2011
A few things for youngsters and hipsters to be aware of: Phil Collins, in another lifetime, was not only a very worthwhile musician, he was also an outstanding drummer.
Monday, January 4 2010
Is the impending induction of Genesis the beginning of progressive rock getting its long-denied due from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Or is
Monday, October 1 2007
Mike Rutherford The inescapable band finally got away. After a dizzying run of hits for Genesis in the 1980s - coupled with ubiquitous solo work