Progressive rock

‘Far too good for us’: You know Syd Barrett and David Gilmour; meet Pink Floyd’s forgotten guitarist

‘Far too good for us’: You know Syd Barrett and David Gilmour; meet Pink Floyd’s forgotten guitarist

“He’s a great guitar player,” Nick Mason says. “I’m very fond of him.”

‘So laid back, and yet it’s so intense’: Deep Purple confirms new album for 2015, talks best ever

‘So laid back, and yet it’s so intense’: Deep Purple confirms new album for 2015, talks best ever

After eight years between releases, Roger Glover says “we can’t wait that long.”

Something Else! sneak peek: King Crimson, “Venturing Unto Joy, Pt. 1″ (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: King Crimson, “Venturing Unto Joy, Pt. 1″ (2014)

Fripp and Levin tussle with a nervous energy, while Harrison and Rieflin make a simply glorious racket.

‘There were more names than gigs’: On the history of Pink Floyd, before they were Pink Floyd

‘There were more names than gigs’: On the history of Pink Floyd, before they were Pink Floyd

Best known among the early bands was Sigma 6, with Nick Mason, Rick Wright and Roger Waters.

One Track Mind: Days Between Stations with XTC’s Colin Moulding, “The Man Who Died Two Times” (2014)

One Track Mind: Days Between Stations with XTC’s Colin Moulding, “The Man Who Died Two Times” (2014)

Moulding disappeared from music in 2007, but he’s been slowly working his way back.

Yes – Heaven and Earth (2014)

Yes – Heaven and Earth (2014)

More often than not, this amounts to prog for the easy-listening set.

Something Else! exclusive premiere: Intelligent Music Project II, with Joseph Williams, Simon Phillips and John Lawton (2014)

Something Else! exclusive premiere: Intelligent Music Project II, with Joseph Williams, Simon Phillips and John Lawton (2014)

Joseph Williams and Simon Phillips worked together in Toto for four years.

‘He’s like our hidden weapon’: Neal Schon on the overlooked vocal talent of Journey’s Deen Castronovo

‘He’s like our hidden weapon’: Neal Schon on the overlooked vocal talent of Journey’s Deen Castronovo

A Castronovo-sung single from Schon’s new solo album shot into the Top 5.

‘I don’t feel as if it was’: Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason clears up misconception about key Dark Side track

‘I don’t feel as if it was’: Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason clears up misconception about key Dark Side track

Nick Mason was the lone member of the group to appear in every different lineup.

‘I like the worlds of ideas on it’: Steve Hackett selects his all-time favorite Genesis album

‘I like the worlds of ideas on it’: Steve Hackett selects his all-time favorite Genesis album

Hackett was part of the Peter Gabriel-led lineup, and the Phil Collins era that followed.