Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015: The Turnaround Year? Part 1: Critical Mass

So much poison in power The principles get left out So much mind on the matter The spirit gets forgotten about… —Rush, Grand Designs, from the album Power Windows At what point does the necessary critical mass accrue to reach … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2015. If it were a … Continue reading

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Prog Lives! Part 2: Hackett Goes Deep with ‘Wolflight’

For renowned Prog-rocker Steve Hackett, going to age-old sources of inspiration has struck gold. We can be thankful he did—for my money, his new album Wolflight is easily the best original new work of music released in 2015. Not only … Continue reading

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