Post Tagged with: "Progressive Rock"

‘There could still be a Yes’: Chris Squire says time ought not to stop his legendary prog-rock group

‘There could still be a Yes’: Chris Squire says time ought not to stop his legendary prog-rock group

Since its late-1960s founding, the pioneering progressive-rock band Yes has seen an ever-shifting line up transform its sound time and time again — to the point that bassist Chris Squire sees the group going on without him.

Exclusive stream: Judy Dyble with Robert Fripp, Ian McDonald and Pat Mastelotto, “Harpsong” (2013)

Judy Dyble, a member of Fairport Convention for its first album, collaborates with King Crimson’s Robert Fripp, Ian McDonald and Pat Mastelotto on this exclusive stream, courtesy of Gonzo Multimedia.

‘It’s a surprise to people’: Roger Waters discusses the new song he’s added to The Wall tour

‘It’s a surprise to people’: Roger Waters discusses the new song he’s added to The Wall tour

Roger Waters’ 2013 tour of The Wall through a series of outdoor venues in Europe promises even more outsized thrills for fans of one of Pink Floyd’s most recognizable albums — and the chance to hear something new, as well.

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

‘People have devalued music’: Look for singles, rather than more albums, from Asia Featuring John Payne

‘People have devalued music’: Look for singles, rather than more albums, from Asia Featuring John Payne

John Payne, who has continued with Asia after the band’s initial lineup reformed, issued a new single recently. He says that might be the way Asia Featuring John Payne goes forward, in an age of declining album sales.

Marbin – Last Chapter Of Dreaming (2013)

Marbin is presumably a hybrid of the last names of founders Danny Markovitch (saxophones) and Dani Rabin (guitar). The music of their latest album, Last Chapter Of Dreaming, is also a hybrid, but a hybrid that’s a little bit harder to describe. Nominally it’s jazz-rock, with dashes of klezmer, Spanish, new age, and prog-rock.

‘We were never darlings of the media’: Steve Rothery credits rabid fanbase for Marillion’s successes

‘We were never darlings of the media’: Steve Rothery credits rabid fanbase for Marillion’s successes

Marillion is currently touring behind the well-received Sounds That Can’t Be Made, though you’d hardly know it based on radio airplay — even in their native England. Long-time guitarist Steve Rothery says that’s par for the course.

Deep Purple – Live in Paris: 1975 (2013)

Capturing the last concert from Deep Purple’s Mk III lineup, as Ritchie Blackmore subsequently left to form Rainbow, Live in Paris: 1975 also works as another glimpse into the brilliance of the recently deceased Jon Lord.

‘No one else has ever done it’: Still at work on new album, Adrian Belew hints at breakthroughs to come

‘No one else has ever done it’: Still at work on new album, Adrian Belew hints at breakthroughs to come

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Cr_cB8-NVU&w=500&h=305] A shift in technology has helped King Crimson guitarist Adrian Belew redesign the way he plays guitar. He gave a preview of a forthcoming solo project, and talked about his new computerized rig

Huw Lloyd-Langton – Rare and Unreleased Anthology (2013)

Huw Lloyd-Langton – Rare and Unreleased Anthology (2013)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GM78irSUutg&w=500&h=305] Plucking gems from 1971-2012 by late Hawkwind alum Huw Lloyd-Langton, this new two-disc release is highlighted by 11 early solo acoustic recordings, six new instrumental tracks, and a previously unreleased Hawkwind redo from 1999.