Tag Archives: Steve Hackett

The New Prog Masters Part 1: The Inheritors

“Why, why do we suffer each race to believe/ That no race has been grander.” —Genesis, Time Table, from Foxtrot As Mark Twain once quipped, “Rumours of my demise have been greatly exaggerated.” It’s a statement that applies equally to modern Prog … 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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Early 21st Century Masters

By now it’s become axiomatic that rock ’n rollers seldom age well. Rock music was, after all, forged in the newly emergent youth culture of the 1950s and it was young people who were its most ardent practitioners. But what … Continue reading

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