Progressive rock

Something Else! Interview: Marco Minnemann on LMR, Mike Keneally, Joe Satriani and Steven Wilson

Something Else! Interview: Marco Minnemann on LMR, Mike Keneally, Joe Satriani and Steven Wilson

The newly issued Levin Minnemann Rudess offers an opportunity not just to enjoy the towering musical gifts of Tony Levin and Jordan Rudess, but also to dig deeper into the oft-overlooked versatility of Marco Minnemann.

‘We invented progressive rock': Chris Squire stakes Yes’ claim as forefathers of the genre

‘We invented progressive rock': Chris Squire stakes Yes’ claim as forefathers of the genre

Chris Squire, of course, had little idea that Yes would still be together as the group was constructing the classic albums featured on their most recent tour. But he knew one thing

Prog Collective with Colin Moulding, John Wetton, Peter Banks, Billy Sherwood, others – Epilogue (2013)

The second Prog Collective project holds a series of intrigues for fans of Yes, as still more final recordings from the late Peter Banks surface. Another track features a partial reunion of the Relayer-era lineup

Streams: Preview the long-awaited remix of Rush’s 2002 reunion project Vapor Trails

Streams: Preview the long-awaited remix of Rush’s 2002 reunion project Vapor Trails

Can’t wait for the badly needed — no, really, very badly — remix of Rush’s Vapor Trails? Here are 12 striking audio samples to tide you over until the updated disc arrives

Exclusive stream: Emerson Lake and Palmer, “Pictures at an Exhibition” from Live In Montreal 1977 (2013)

Exclusive stream: Emerson Lake and Palmer, “Pictures at an Exhibition” from Live In Montreal 1977 (2013)

Check out this signature tune from Emerson Lake and Palmer’s last performance with a 70-piece orchestra on their 1977 tour in support of Works.

Levin Minnemann Rudess – Levin Minnemann Rudess (2013)

There are certain parameters expected from any new supergroup, certain expectations based on what you know coming in. Levin Minnemann Rudress depth charges those early and often.

Portnoy-Sheehan-MacAlpine-Sherinian – Live in Tokyo (2013)

A new supergroup featuring Tony MacAlpine, Billy Sheehan, Derek Sherinian and Mike Portnoy reinvigorates some of the best moments from their separate musical histories, even as they make new ones.

Books: Roger Waters: The Man Behind the Wall, by Dave Thompson (2013)

Books: Roger Waters: The Man Behind the Wall, by Dave Thompson (2013)

Over the years, The Wall — and its unlikely advance hit single “Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)” — have become an accepted part of the Pink Floyd iconography. But it wasn’t always like that.

Mike Oldfield – Five Miles Out/Crises: Collectors’ Editions (2013)

Best known perhaps as a pair of albums that produced hit singles (!) for Mike Oldfield, new 30th anniversary editions of Five Miles Out and Crises illustrate the imaginative depth found elsewhere.

Something Else! Interview: Patrick Moraz, keyboardist with Yes and the Moody Blues

Something Else! Interview: Patrick Moraz, keyboardist with Yes and the Moody Blues

Patrick Moraz, who’s just been added to the bill for the second Cruise to the Edge prog rock event, stops in to discuss his endlessly varied career with Yes, the Moody Blues and as a solo artist.