Tag Archives: Steven Wilson

JETHRO TULL Inflate “Bursting Out”

April 11, 2024

Restoring a classic live album to its original running order by inserting previously unreleased tracks only to ruin its organic flow by appending soundcheck recordings to each of its two discs seems highly illogical – yet that’s the exact crime … Continue reading

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Steven Wilson Moves GENTLE GIANT’s “Missing Piece”

January 10, 2024

To call “The Missing Piece” one of GENTLE GIANT‘s most experimental statement would be simultaneously true and false because, finding the ensemble embrace – at least, on the first side of the platter – the period’s pop and punk tendencies, … Continue reading

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KING CRIMSON – Larks’ Tongues In Aspic: 50th Anniversary Edition

January 6, 2024

Island 1973 / Panegyric 2023 Entering the era of intrepid forays into the great unknown, British art institution embrace brute force of the alleyway infantry to banish the cavalry of despair into oblivion. For all this band’s grand stature, as … Continue reading

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KING CRIMSON – In The Court Of The Crimson King: 50th Anniversary Edition

May 16, 2020

Island 1969 / Panegyric 2019 A towering achievement of popular music which refuses to be scaled fifty years on but lends itself to observation from various angles. It’s rather rare for a rock ensemble with a distinguished, distinct discography to … Continue reading

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GENTLE GIANT – Three Piece Suite

October 7, 2017

Alucard 2017 No jacket required: the not-so-humble emergence of gargantuan aural entity – now in glorious technicolor. In conceptual terms, patina has always served this ensemble’s early albums well, but as antiquated as those records are – in a good … Continue reading

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