Song Spotlight: Feeding The Fire By Genesis

Feeding The Fire is a great example of the music of Genesis in the 1980's.  The band opted to put more of an emphasis on atmosphere and less on musical acrobatics.  The members of Genesis proved in the 1970's that they were extremely proficient on their instruments.  They were equally proficient at writing long, intricate … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Feeding The Fire By Genesis

Song Spotlight: The Colony Of Slippermen By Genesis

Released in 1974, The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway is  Peter Gabriel's swansong with Genesis.  Opinions on the album from Genesis fans have been mixed over the years.  I feel that the album is a fantastic example of what a concept album should be.  The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway has stood the test of … Continue reading Song Spotlight: The Colony Of Slippermen By Genesis

My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter K – Knight Area

Knight Area is hands down my favorite progressive rock band of the twenty-first century. To date the band has released six studio albums and two live albums. Knight Area began as a studio project of keyboardist Gerben Klazinga. The first album, The Sun Also Rises (2004), was recorded with the assistance of several guest musicians. … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter K – Knight Area

My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter I – I And Thou

I And Thou is a music project led by Jason Hart. To date this project has released one album entitled Speak (2012). Jason Hart wrote, produced, sang and played several instruments on the album. Hart is ably assisted by several other mega talented musicians and singers, including Marillion's Steve Hogarth. Hogarth takes lead vocals on the … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter I – I And Thou