- Music Reviews
- September 19, 2017
Fantastic Plastic (Severn Records). Review by James Mann.
One of progressive rock’s figureheads has died. Gail Worley remembers Keith Emerson.
This two and a half hour documentary explores everything you might want to know about former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett and the history of Progressive Rock.
SBTRKT (Young Turks, XLrecordings). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Empty Space Orchestra. Review by Carl F Gauze.
Irradiance (Sensory). Review by Carl F Gauze.
No Ghost (Bella Union). Review by Jeff Schweers.
Bill Bruford, former drummer for Yes and King Crimson, chats with Carl F Gauze about the differences between rock and jazz, the recent RIAA case ruling, and his supposed retirement.
An Introduction to Bill Bruford’s Winterfold Records (Winterfold). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Legendary drummer Bill Bruford recounts his life with Yes, King Crimson, and the Progressive Rock movement.
William Weikart, the mastermind behind the band Obscured by Clouds, is one literate and surprising person. Tim Wardyn unveils Weikart’s impressive cast of influences (including Chris Cornell and Baroque music), how ex-girlfriends contributed to one of the best songs on their album Psycheclectic, and how his bandmate Thee Slayer Hippy got his name.
Six (Crucial Blast). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Preteen Weaponry (Jagjaguwar/Brah). Review by P. McEver.
Before the Quiet (MVD Audio). Review by Matthew Moyer.
The Sweet Life (Sluggo’s Goon Music). Review by Carl F Gauze.
From the Bureau of Robotic Affairs (Solarium). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Nil Recurring (Peaceville). Review by Jen Cray.