August 9, 2020

Lesoir – Interview, new album

I think with this record we found the perfect mix of songs, dynamics and emotions... Dutch band Lesoir’s output is generally described as art-rock rather than prog, but it’s clear the genres cross at some point, and this might be it. Lesoir toured as Special Guests of the Polish band Riverside in the spring of..

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Nick D’Virgilio: Right Place, Right Time

A richly varied and ultimately beautiful listening experience... Remember that progressive rock band with the strange storybook epics, grand keyboard solos, and charismatic front man who left the group following their concept double album about a young man on a bizarre journey in New York City? You may recall that the drummer also had a..

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Pink castles in a purple Transitus: A chat with Arjen Lucassen

At its core, with all the adornments stripped away, beats a heart of brilliant compositions, rich in emotional melodies and lush textures... Crippling stage fright and social reclusiveness are not usually among the traits one expects to find in someone who mounts lavish, large-scale musical theater productions of which he is author, composer and performer...

Servers share new song and video for ‘If This Virus Doesn’t Work (The Alien Invasion Will)’ in a Velvet Thunder Exclusive!

Velvet Thunder is proud and honoured to share in a world exclusive the brand new song and video for If This Virus Doesn't Work (The Alien Invasion Will) by UK quartet SERVERS. With the United Kingdom and many other territories around the planet in lock down due to the CORVID-19 crisis, the entire world been..

MS AMY BIRKS – ALL THAT SHE IS…

I went through a divorce quite a few years ago, which was an emotionally turbulent time, and all of the emotion has fed into this new album. For Amy Birks, music has been all about a journey. In fact, it’s been a physical, creative and emotional one which has taken her from her home town..