Progressive rock

Jon Anderson compares Yes guitarists Steve Howe and Trevor Rabin: ‘We wrote together like brothers’

Jon Anderson compares Yes guitarists Steve Howe and Trevor Rabin: ‘We wrote together like brothers’

Jon Anderson’s lengthy tenure in Yes gave him a broad perspective on its most famous guitarists, Steve Howe and Trevor Horn.

Nick Mason was Pink Floyd’s secret weapon on The Endless River: ‘Nick’s just got a way of playing’

Nick Mason was Pink Floyd’s secret weapon on The Endless River: ‘Nick’s just got a way of playing’

A key figure argues that Pink Floyd’s ‘The Endless River’ might never have been completed without Nick Mason’s presence.

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014): On Second Thought

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014): On Second Thought

This is the post-Roger Waters Pink Floyd album that David Gilmour should have made in the first place — one that reflects his own strengths.

Jethro Tull, “War Child II” (2014): One Track Mind

Jethro Tull, “War Child II” (2014): One Track Mind

With everything that’s gone on, the idea of new music — any new music — from Jethro Tull has to be greeted with unbridled jubilation.

Adrian Belew discusses the impact of FLUX on his recording career: ‘There are advantages we didn’t have before’

Adrian Belew discusses the impact of FLUX on his recording career: ‘There are advantages we didn’t have before’

Adrian Belew says his innovative new FLUX app will remove some of the inherent limitations that have always surrounded music making.

Dennis DeYoung reveals his one regret about the live Styx retrospective Live in Los Angeles: ‘I chicken-sh*tted out’

Dennis DeYoung reveals his one regret about the live Styx retrospective Live in Los Angeles: ‘I chicken-sh*tted out’

‘Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx: Live in Los Angeles’ worked as a career-spanning concert retrospective, but something was missing.

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014)

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014)

We review Pink Floyd’s determinedly uncommercial ‘The Endless River,’ an album that reminds you just how fantastically weird they once were.

Ian Gillan talks about Don Airey’s impact on Deep Purple: ‘It gave us another lift’

Ian Gillan talks about Don Airey’s impact on Deep Purple: ‘It gave us another lift’

Long-time frontman Ian Gillan says Deep Purple’s recent resurgence was keyed in part by the arrival of Don Airey.

Genesis – Three Sides Live (2014): Movies

Genesis – Three Sides Live (2014): Movies

A recommended entry point for anyone who came to Genesis via the MTV era hits, and is now curious about what came before.

Steve Hackett doing an acoustic version of Genesis’ ‘Invisible Touch’? That just happened

Steve Hackett doing an acoustic version of Genesis’ ‘Invisible Touch’? That just happened

Steve Hackett has made a lingering passion for Genesis clear — though, before now, that hasn’t included the pop era following his 1977 departure.