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Parallel Worlds: Spotlight on Asia, Part II

People have been asking me and I’ve been wanting to do a write-up on Asia for some time now. I’ve decided that the best way to go about this is to do a spotlight on the band’s strongest progressive material. I’ve decided to single out Asia’s five best records. In the previous article, I covered the first… Read More ›

Parallel Worlds: Spotlight on Asia, Part I

That damn movie. You know the one I’m talking about. Ever since it came out it’s been very difficult to admit any level of fandom for Asia. Bands like Boston and Toto manage to escape ridicule but poor old Asia just got totally hosed. Now, I’ve been wanting to do a write-up on them for some time… Read More ›

Into the Lens: Spotlight on Trevor Horn, Part II

If legends, fairy stories, and myths have taught us anything, it’s that saviours can come from unlikely places: Middle Earth was saved by little men with hairy feet who wanted nothing more than to get plastered and dance to the penny whistle; the nephew of a moisture farmer had (and lost) a hand in saving a galaxy far,… Read More ›

There Must Be Some Misunderstanding!

People label what they don’t understand… Ladies and gentlemen, fellow astral travellers and spatial spectrals, I’m here to write about that wonderful, over-arching genre known by many today simply as ‘prog’. That marvellous, ever-changing genre that is destined to be misunderstood by most, including some who believe they are fans. Progressive music has been around forever. It’s… Read More ›

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