Steven Wilson
Features // 9 Articles
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 7 Articles
Blogs // 10 Articles
Media // 5 Articles
//Features

A Specialist in Dying Arts: An Interview with Steven Wilson
29 Aug 2017 // 9:35 PM

Steven Wilson talks with PopMatters about a restored love for adventurous pop, the challenges of writing a simple song, and the role of a musician in addressing political tumult.

Opeth's Fake Nikki Sixx: An Interview with Mikael Akerfeldt
27 Sep 2016 // 9:00 PM

Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt opens up about Opeth's 25 year career, the band's new album Sorceress, and his desire to score a Meryl Streep film one day.

//Columns

Jethro Tull: Back to Basics (Sort Of)
19 Mar 2015 // 9:30 PM

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.

Genius. Doesn't. Fade: A Conversation With Steven Wilson
12 Mar 2015 // 9:30 PM

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

//Reviews

Steven Wilson: To the Bone
16 Aug 2017 // 9:30 PM

With To the Bone, his foray into '80s progressive pop, Steven Wilson does something unusual: he writes happy songs.

Gavin Harrison: Cheating the Polygraph
9 Apr 2015 // 9:05 PM

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

//Blogs

JOLLY - "JOLLY Kills Steven Wilson" (video) (premiere)
18 Feb 2016 // 6:51 AM

JOLLY's new cartoon pokes fun of itself, Wilson, and even a couple other genre icons.

Steven Wilson Brings Songs of Urban Isolation to Chicago - 5 June 2015
10 Jun 2015 // 3:00 AM

The American leg of Steven Wilson's Hand. Cannot. Erase. tour finds the prolific musician in top visual and instrumental form, and his Chicago gigs at Park West were no exception.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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