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Steve Hogarth on Brilliance and Success

“I’m reminded once again that it’s not enough to be brilliant.  You need that lucky break that crosses you over to the mainstream punters.  And a shed load of marketing money. 114 more words

Progressive Rock Music

A Better Way of Living: Marillion

Who is Afraid of Marillion?

Yesterday, prog queen Gianna Englert (and liberal arts demi-goddess) reminded us that today is the twentieth anniversary of Marillion’s album, AFRAID OF SUNLIGHT.  576 more words

Progressive Rock Music

Top 40 - A Retrospective - 1991

What a year! Oh, so much good music that I remember fondly, and still listen to — some of these albums I count among my very favourites. 609 more words



Vinyl Connection’s love of live albums is well known. They’ve been written about frequently (the series on triple live albums, for example) but not recently ( 1,034 more words


Top 40 - A Retrospective - 1987

Okay then… where were we?

Sorry about the break — I got sick and neglected my Casey Kasem-esque duties.

I remember 1987 vividly. I remember The Joshua Tree — I remember having a poster of Sting up on my wall. 316 more words



Munchkin clearly knows all my inner most dealings and what I’m, currently posting about.  How else do you explain me drawing this beauty this afternoon? Clearly the game magically knew about… 33 more words


Concept Albums

The bastion of artistic expression or a cliché that the washed up artist with no ideas left resorts to by cobbling together an incomprehensible story line that stretches too thinly and outstays its welcome? 2,264 more words