- Music Reviews
- October 31, 2017
The Tribute Concerts (Bear Family Records). Review by James Mann.
A Sentimental Education (Double Feature Records). Review by James Mann.
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.
Toto opens for a still rocking Yes at Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall.
Progeny: Highlights from Seventy Two / Progeny: Seven Shows From 72 (Rhino). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Second Sound (). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Tauk whips up a savory auditory gumbo and serves it up at a hip lounge/bowling alley where May Terry dishes herself a hefty helping.
Odd Soul (Warner Brothers). Review by Laura Pontillo.
SBTRKT (Young Turks, XLrecordings). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Empty Space Orchestra. Review by Carl F Gauze.
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.
Gavin Hayes sure likes to keep busy. His band Dredg is co-headlining a U.S. tour, then touring Europe and Australia and performing with author Salman Rushdie — all by the end of the year. Tim Wardyn discussed the new album The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion as well as religion and families in this revealing yet intimate interview.
An Introduction to Bill Bruford’s Winterfold Records (Winterfold). Review by Carl F Gauze.
All The Colors (Subtitled Audio). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Legendary drummer Bill Bruford recounts his life with Yes, King Crimson, and the Progressive Rock movement.
The Hazards of Love (Capitol). Review by Matt Parish.
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.
Peoria (Star Apple Kingdom). Review by Carl F Gauze.