The latest addition to the current programme of remixed Gentle Giant albums by Steven Wilson is Interview which was the band's eighth album and came out in 1976 which was around the same time that punk rock erupted, talk about chalk and cheese! I know that Interview is not held in the same lofty regard..
Interview was the eighth studio recorded album of Gentle Giant and was released April 23rd 1976. The line up on the album is Derek Shulman, Ray Shulman, Gary Green, Kerry Minnear and John Weathers. The album also has the participation of Sounds writer Phil Sutcliffe as the 'interviewer.' The band had completed a year of..
The Blackheart Orchestra have been making great strides over the last few years. Far from a physical 'orchestra', they are in fact a duo, comprising multi-instrumentalists Rick Pilkington and Chrissy Mostyn, who never fail to impress with their ability to perform their intricately arranged music in a live environment without any backing tapes or the..
Above image: Mick Box (photo - Steve Pilkington) I remember one time, we finished a UK tour, drove straight to the recording studio after the last show and worked through the night, not going home or touching ground even, and then the next day we were flying over to America again. It was non-stop! It's..
If I play a song I’ll do the whole thing – I don’t really see the point of putting bits into a medley arrangement. The year 2020 has impacted every single musician and listener on the planet, I think it would be fair to say. Musicians themselves most of all, because while those of us..