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On Prog

I come from a small town. And, by small town, I mean a town that is in relative decay thanks largely to the construction of an interstate highway connecting major cities in North Carolina. 3,390 more words

Marillion's Glorious BRAVE (TAC)

The good folks of The American Conservative allowed me to indulge one of my greatest loves and write about the 2018 re-release of Marillion’s BRAVE, remixed by Steven Wilson.  184 more words

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Stephen Humphries on Marillion's BRAVE

I recently had the chance to ask my friend, Stephen Humphries (Boston Globe, Prog, Christian Science Monitor), about his thoughts on Marillion’s BRAVE.  357 more words

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A while ago I was talking to my good mate Stuart about ‘doctor’s appointment’s’ and what goes on in peoples minds while waiting to being seen. 1,452 more words

Do you want Friars with that? - Dessert

What better way to round off a multi-course musical banquet than something sweet, uplifting and not too heavy?

Everybody knows that one of the best and most enjoyable rituals of a live gig is the false ending followed by the (almost) inevitable encores, and naturally… 489 more words



Thank God For The Internet

I was originally going to call this entry: The Power Of The Internet. But then I found myself singing along to the… 463 more words

Do you want Friars with that? – The Main Course

With the Dung Beatles and John Otway having set the bar incredibly high, there was a sense of palpable and growing excitement as the tech staff busied themselves preparing for the hugely talented… 854 more words