Album Spotlight: Steve Hackett – Cured

1981 was an interesting time for progressive rock.  The changing tides of the music scene are reflected in the music that Steve Hackett created for his fifth album entitled Cured.  For starters Hackett choose to work in the studio as a duo for the album.  Keyboardist Nick Magnus was brought back while the rest of … Continue reading Album Spotlight: Steve Hackett – Cured

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Album Spotlight: Checking Out Of London By John Hackett

John Hackett initially came into the public eye in the 1970's. His exquisite contributions to Steve Hackett's early solo albums proved to be invaluable. John Hackett would soon join his brother's touring band, playing flute, rhythm guitar and bass pedals. Many know John Hackett only as Steve Hackett's flute playing younger brother. Make no mistake, … Continue reading Album Spotlight: Checking Out Of London By John Hackett

Song Spotlight: Steve Hackett’s Overnight Sleeper

Those who have followed Steve Hackett's solo career know that he has an extensive  back catalog. To date he has released over forty albums, including twenty four studio albums.  These albums range from progressive rock to classical music to the blues to classical guitar. Over the years he has proven to be the most prolific … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Steve Hackett’s Overnight Sleeper