Fripp Writes And Speaks! New Prog On Sale Today!
It’s a Crimso Chrimbo with our bumper King Crimson celebration in this month’s Prog. Robert Fripp exclusively writes our feature introduction, and is interviewed alongside John Wetton, Jamie Muir, David Cross, the Giles Brothers, Keith Tippett and more as Sid Smith explores their Big Bang – The Stones In The Park and In The Court Of The Crimson King – and the years leading up to and including the mighty Larks’ Tongues In Aspic.
Also in the issue:
Colin Blunstone recalls his finest prog moments – and praise from legendary soul singer Jimmy Ruffin!
We delve into the Cheerful Insanity Of Giles, Giles & Fripp in Albums That Built Prog!
Keith Emerson remembers an emergency rescue from the Prog Awards loo, and talks Three Fates too!
“Music’s getting too safe – there’s gonna be a backlash”…Trail Of Dead return with Lost Songs and a molotov cocktail in their paws!
Improv kings Naked Truth take us to New York!
Coca-Cola fountains, puppet space lords and giant ladyparts: it can only be Canuck poly-progger Devin Townsend let loose in his mind-lab!
Adrian Belew takes the soapbox as Talking Heads get grilled for The Outer Limits!
It Bites’ John Mitchell, Sweet Billy Pilgrim’s Tim Elsenburg, Steve Hackett, Tesseract’s James Monteith, IQ’s Mike Holmes and Fish gather for the final finger sandwiches in our Prog Rocks Two Roundtable!
Alan Reed leaves the ghosts of Pallas past to Begin Again!
Prog wizards of Oz Tame Impala scratch their heads over sudden chart fame, acid trips and careers in astronomy!
Plus! The Prog Critics’ Choice – who’s in and who’s out? We reveal the top 20, plus selections of the best new thing they’ve heard all year from Ian Anderson, Anneke Van Giersbergen, Adam Wakeman and more…
And in reviews: Rick Wakeman’s Journey To The Centre Of The Earth, Diagonal, The Enid, Focus, Glass Hammer, John McLaughlin, P-Tree, Presto Ballet, Danny Thompson, Gentle Giant, Magma, Rush, Fairport on Fairport; with live gigs from Opeth and Anathema, Devin Townsend, Heather Findlay, Greg Lake, Nightwish with new singer Floor Jansen, IOEarth, BJH, Gong, Stabbing A Dead Horse, Tame Impala, Dead Can Dance, Coheed, Landmarq, Panic Room and more!
Still hungry? We have two big competitions – one for a bumper bundle of Crimson goodies and this issue’s Brainstorm we test YOU ( and you can win a years’ subscription to Prog).
Find us on the shelves today. Merry Progmas everyone…
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