Post Tagged with: "Progressive Rock"

Autechre – Exai (2013)

Is Autechre a group still gathering new fans, and is a review really going to make someone curious enough to dive in with two hours of Exai? Or is this album selling to people like me, who buy Autechre music unheard

‘I can’t honestly say I love them’: Steven Wilson bows out of future work remixing Emerson Lake and Palmer

‘I can’t honestly say I love them’: Steven Wilson bows out of future work remixing Emerson Lake and Palmer

Prog-rocker Steven Wilson has begun a tandem career as one of music’s most respected remixers — having worked on classic albums from King Crimson, Jethro Tull and XTC.

‘A secret thing that I can’t tell you about yet’: What’s next for King Crimson’s Adrian Belew? He’s not saying

‘A secret thing that I can’t tell you about yet’: What’s next for King Crimson’s Adrian Belew? He’s not saying

King Crimson guitarist Adrian Belew mentions a promised solo effort, another tour with some fellow Crimson alums, and a “secret thing” to be announced later this year, in a new talk

Stick Men – Deep (2013)

Stick Men – Deep (2013)

You might have expected, upon hearing that the Stick Men’s forthcoming project would be on a theme of whale watching, that there would follow these cerulean moments of oceanic calm. Instead, Deep hurtles out with a tensile force.

‘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.