Tony Banks: A Birthday Appreciation

I just wanted to acknowledge the sixty seventh birthday of Tony Banks.  I have been an enormous fan of his work with Genesis and as a solo artist for a long time.  His music has been a large part of the soundtrack of my life. Although his musical output has slowed downed considerably I do … Continue reading Tony Banks: A Birthday Appreciation

A Few Thoughts On The Justice League Trailer

The trailer for the Justice League movie has arrived.  I have to say that I am slightly underwhelmed.  Overall it is a decent trailer, however it was far from spectacular. That said I will be seeing this movie.  I am a big fan of a few DC movies that have had less than stellar responses … Continue reading A Few Thoughts On The Justice League Trailer

Song Spotlight: Taking In The View, By Kansas

The 1980's were very difficult years for progressive rock. It's safe to say that every major progressive rock band was affected by the transition from the 1970's to the 1980's. Many bands streamlined their sound while others simply disbanded. American progressive rock band Kansas did both. Thankfully their breakup was short lived. Kansas opened the … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Taking In The View, By Kansas

The Music Of Cirrus Bay: A Trick Of The Wind, A Wuthering Tail

Cirrus Bay are a U.S. based band with its musical heart firmly rooted in 1970s progressive rock. One of the great things about this band is that they do not sound retro. They may be playing 1970's styled progressive rock, but their sound is throughly modern. The band's predominant influence is 1970's Genesis, with a … Continue reading The Music Of Cirrus Bay: A Trick Of The Wind, A Wuthering Tail