Introducing a new recurring column on the past, present and future of prog, beginning with its genesis.
A roadmap to the legendary UK prog-rock band's music
Prog rock pioneer dies at 69.
Every album deserves a great opener. But not every album, great or less than great as the case may sometimes be, has an opening track that actually makes sense. Sometimes the first song is the weakest—not a terrible strategy if you’re building up to something, but you still need to keep your listeners’ attention. Sometimes […]
First we honored our favorite drummers, assembling a round-up of those who bring intensity, pacing and danceability to the songs that move us. And then we honored our favorite vocalists, whose emotive or powerful pipes brought gravitas to some of those very same songs (and quite a few different ones, come to think of it). […]