Blog Posts - Steven Wilson



Steven Wilson - 4 and One Half (2016)

Yet another good album from Porcupine Trees main man. Most tracks seem to me though to follow the now over familiar Steve Wilson song style ,which is my only criticism here. To be honest it's not until we get to track 5 do we get into something more...
by SilentCries & Mighty Echoes on Jan 27, 2016

Steven Wilson, “Perfect Life” from Hand. Cannot. Erase (2015): One Track Mind

Steven Wilson's "Perfect Life" is as gorgeous as it is enigmatic, and an involving reminder of the larger things at play on the upcoming 'Hand. Cannot. Erase.'...
by Something Else Reviews on Feb 4, 2015

Grace For Drowning - Steven Wilson (2011)

One of the most diverse, brilliant, haunting, heart-felt, transcending, contemporary, daring, progressive, eclectic, creative, beautiful works of music I've ever heard.I'll try to make this a shorter review, because otherwise it would be too long for...
by SilentCries & Mighty Echoes on Aug 23, 2014

Steven Wilson - The Raven That Refused To Sing (and other stories) (2013)

Steven Wilson is arguably a modern genius of the prog community along with Mikael Akerfeldt, yet when they both came together for the Storm Corrosion project it had little impact on me. Wilson however as a solo artist has become intensely passionate...
by SilentCries & Mighty Echoes on Aug 22, 2014

Steven Wilson - The Raven That Refused To Sing (and other stories) 2013

Steven Wilson is arguably a modern genius of the prog community along with Mikael Akerfeldt, yet when they both came together for the Storm Corrosion project it had little impact on me. Wilson however as a solo artist has become intensely passionate...
by SilentCries & Mighty Echoes on Aug 22, 2014

Best of February 2013: Readers pick Henry McCullough, Justin Hayward, Levon Helm, Steven Wilson, Robben Ford

Neo-progger Steven Wilson’s stirring new album The Raven spends a second month in the reader’s poll at Something Else! Reviews, joined by new tributes to Wings’ Henry McCullough and the Band’s Levon Helm. An interview with the...
by Something Else Reviews on Mar 1, 2013

Something Else! Interview: Steven Wilson on classic ’70s sounds, prog’s rebirth and his amazing new album

When neo-progger Steven Wilson says he loves the texture and scope of music from the 1970s, he doesn’t just mean classic recordings by the likes of King Crimson, Pink Floyd and Jethro Tull. He means all of it — ABBA, jazz, the Bee Gees, a...
by Something Else Reviews on Feb 26, 2013

‘I can’t honestly say I love them’: Steven Wilson bows out of future work remixing Emerson, Lake and Palmer

Prog-rocker Steven Wilson has begun a tandem career as one of music’s most respected remixers — having worked on classic albums from King Crimson, Jethro Tull and XTC. But Wilson now says he’s leaving Emerson Lake and Palmer behind.
by Something Else Reviews on Feb 9, 2013

Best of January 2013: Readers pick Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Steven Wilson, Richard Thompson, Depeche Mode

Four of this month’s reader-selected Top 10 items on Something Else! Reviews deal with Beatle-y things: Specifically, the times they whiffed as a group and as solo artists — oh, and just to burnish our Fab-loving credentials again, some f...
by Something Else Reviews on Feb 1, 2013

Steven Wilson stream the studio version of ‘Luminol‘

Photo credit – Lasse Hoile Steven Wilson has released for stream the studio version of ‘Luminol‘ taken off the upcoming third solo album ‘The Raven That Refused To Sing (and other stories)‘,  It... The Wisdom is found in the extremes..
by Heavy Metal on Jan 26, 2013

♫♫ Great Expectations ♫♫

Yang apik dari Porcupine Tree - Great ExpectationsA summer dayIn garlands I feel secureA useless faithThat I will get you, somehowI wonder where you are nowHey there's youWith placid eyesOblivious to what's to comeThey locked you upSo I forgot you, f...
by proclaro on Dec 5, 2012

S. Victor Aaron’s Top Albums for 2012, Part 1 of 4: Non-Jazz Edition

For the sixth straight year, it’s time to look back on the year in music to recollect which albums I really, really liked this year and make a list. Four lists, actually, reflecting the way I think about music: three kinds of jazz, and everythi...
by Something Else Reviews on Dec 3, 2012

S. Victor Aaron’s Year-End List of Top Albums for 2012, Part 1 of 4: Non-Jazz Edition

For the sixth straight year, it’s time to look back on the year in music to recollect which albums I really, really liked this year and make a list. Four lists, actually, reflecting the way I think about music: three kinds of jazz, and everythi...
by Something Else Reviews on Dec 3, 2012

Porcupine Tree – Octane Twisted (2012)

Porcupine Tree’s album-length 2009 song cycle The Incident is given a full concert reading here, and what Octane Twisted lacks in studio dynamics, it more than makes up for with visceral power. Named after a movement of the album’s 14-seg...
by Something Else Reviews on Nov 20, 2012

Something Else! sneak peek: Porcupine Tree, “I Drive the Hearse” (2012)

Porcupine Tree is offering a download sneak peek of its forthcoming multi-disc live project Octane Twisted. Fans will have to wait until November for the entire album, but they can hear “I Drive the Hearse” now — by entering an emai...
by Something Else Reviews on Oct 23, 2012

Steve Wilson, Mikael Akerfeldt to guest on Steve Hackett’s new Genesis-themed double album

Steve Hackett will return to his celebrated era with 1970s-era Genesis, the first time he’s done so in the studio since Watcher Of The Skies: Genesis Revisited was issued in 1996. Hackett tells Guitarist magazine that the double album of re-rec...
by Something Else Reviews on Aug 14, 2012

‘The name doesn’t matter’: Examining Steven Wilson’s growing focus on solo projects

Is Porcupine Tree the next Steven Wilson project to go by the wayside? Not long after announcing his departure from Blackfield, Wilson is now reportedly saying he will focus exclusively on solo efforts. In an interview with Planet Rock Radio quoted b...
by Something Else Reviews on Apr 26, 2012

Anathema – Weather Systems (2012)

For those already familiar with the band, the evolution of Anathema has been a fascinating one to watch — particularly since coming back from a prolonged absence a few years back. Looking over the entire course of their career, Anathema has bas...
by Something Else Reviews on Apr 20, 2012

Half Notes: Blackfield – Live in NYC DVD (2007)

It wasn’t enough that we got not only the amazing Blackfield II album, and one great album and an equally great EP from Steven Wilson’s main band, Porcupine Tree (Fear of a Blank Planet and Nil Recurring, respectively) in 2007, we then go...
by Something Else Reviews on Mar 14, 2012


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