Nik Bärtsch examines the crossroads between creativity, responsibility and community in this unique conversation. The Swiss composer and pianist also offers a deeply philsophical take on what informs his "ritual groove" approach that combines principles of jazz, minimalism, funk, and rock.
The mercurial composer and multi-instrumentalist provides a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of his recent solo and Van der Graaf Generator projects. He also reflects on the creative spirit that continues to propel him forward 46 years into his career, without even the slightest hint of nostalgia.
Guitarist and composer Steve Hackett digs back into his progressive roots with Genesis Revisited II, his new album that reimagines the classic '70s output of his former band. Hackett also looks at the creation of Squackett's A Life Within a Day, his recent duo release with Yes bassist Chris Squire.
Guitarist Steve Rothery explores the making of Sounds That Can’t Be Made, one of the band's most engaging albums to date. It includes a career highlight in “Gaza,” an epic balancing narrative and reportage as it examines the complexities faced by Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip.
The celebrated producer and engineer, as well as co-founder of The Alan Parsons Project discusses the art of modern recording, using his work on the new Steven Wilson album as a case study. Parsons also offers a detailed look at his current reissue, touring and collaborative activities.
Steven Wilson provides deep perspectives on writing and recording his new album The Raven that Refused to Sing (And Other Stories). It's a personal take on borderless, long-form prog-rock. Engineered by Alan Parsons, the record revels in shifting moods, dramatic changes and breathtaking solos.