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Steven Wilson – 4 ½ (2016)

Steven Wilson – 4 ½ (2016)

The upshot of ‘4 ½’ is that Steven Wilson’s chaff still beats most of contemporaries’ wheat because his creative zeal doesn’t ever seem to take days off, even for songs he sets aside.

Steve Hackett, Rob Reed, Nick Beggs + others, “Spectral Mornings” (2015): One Track Mind

Steve Hackett, Rob Reed, Nick Beggs + others, “Spectral Mornings” (2015): One Track Mind

A benefit remake of one of Steve Hackett’s most memorable instrumentals gives us a rare musical – as well as altruistic – reason to listen.

Deep Cuts: Led Zeppelin solo projects from Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones

Deep Cuts: Led Zeppelin solo projects from Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones

For most Led Zeppelin fans, the group’s canonical releases between 1969’s self-titled debut and 1979’s In Through the Out Door are consumptive enough that they needn’t bother with the solo efforts that followed.

One Track Mind: Lifesigns, “Telephone” from Lifesigns (2013)

The soon-to-be-released Lifesigns single “Telephone” is perhaps the best example of how the group’s previous lives in prog and pop can coalesce into a listenable, yet still challenging, amalgam of both.

Exclusive stream: Steve Hackett with Angharad Bryn, “Lilly” from Beneath The Waves (2013)

Exclusive stream: Steve Hackett with Angharad Bryn, “Lilly” from Beneath The Waves (2013)

When Rob Reed began conceptualizing his forthcoming 1970s-style epic prog-rock tale Beneath the Waves, Magenta’s frontman decided he’d need a high-concept band, too: The all-star Kompendium includes, among many others, Steve Hackett

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