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CD Reviews
Schoolyard Ghosts
Review by Gary Hill
Porcupine Tree’s Steve Wilson is half of this outfit. In many ways the music is similar to the output of that group.
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Wild Opera
Review by Gary Hill
No-Man are re-releasing their Wild Opera album. It’s available now is a double disc set.

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DVD Reviews
No-Man - Mixtaped DVD
Review by Gary Hill
I have to say that I’ve liked the CD’s released by No-Man, but they just don’t do justice to this outfit.
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Porcupine Tree
Review by Steve Alspach
Interview with Porcupine Tree's Steve Wilson from 2005
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Memories of Machines
Review by Gary Hill

Interview with Tim Bowness of Memories of Machines from 2011


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Blackfield - Blackfield
Review by Gary Hill
When I first got this CD I hadn't heard of it, but knowing that Steve Wilson of Porcupine Tree was involved in the project was enough to get my attention. As it turns out the album is a duo between Wilson and Israeli avant-garde hero Aviv Geffen.
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Porcupine Tree - Deadwing
Review by Steve Alspach
Porcupine Tree may be strangers to these shores, but 2002's "In Absentia" made people stand up and take note, and with good measure. This outfit may have found the perfect balance of prog, metal, and gothic melancholia, and "In Absentia" was met with excellent reviews all around.
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Porcupine Tree - Fear of a Blank Planet
Review by Bill Knispel
Fear of a Blank Planet, Porcupine Tree’s third album on major label Atlantic Records, shows them refining their mix of progressive rock, pop and metal influences, adding in a few twists and new/old touches to keep their sound from becoming static. A conceptual album based around consumer culture and the dulling of senses in a society overrun with sensory stimuli, the album flows in a manner more consistent with the band’s earlier prog/space rock efforts than their more modern song-oriented efforts.
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Porcupine Tree - In Absentia
Review by Steve Alspach
Steve Wilson's pet project (the group started as nothing more than just a fictional band several years ago) released their latest work, In Absentia, last year. The album is a thoughtful blend of melody, metal, and progressive.
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Porcupine Tree - Live at the Grove of Anaheim May, 2007
Review by Michael Bader
Touring in support of their April 2007 release, Fear of a Blank Planet, Porcupine Tree rolled into Southern California for two nights, this stop being the Grove of Anaheim which sports one of the better sound systems for a 1,000 seat venue.
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Blackfield - Live in New York City DVD
Review by Bill Knispel
Filmed at the Bowery Ballroom in New York on 16 March 2007, Live in New York City documents the second touring cycle for Blackfield, the collaborative project of Israeli musician Aviv Geffen and Porcupine Tree mastermind Steven Wilson. 

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Downes Braide Association - Skyscraper Souls
Review by Gary Hill

I have to admit that I was initially drawn to this act because of Geoff Downes. As a fan of Yes and The Buggles, I follow his work.


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Porcupine Tree - Staircase Infinities
Review by Gary Hill
This disc is made up of outtakes from the Up The Downstair album. It is a brief, but quite strong, nearly instrumental album.
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Porcupine Tree - The Incident
Review by Bill Knispel
Porcupine Tree has been riding a pretty significant wave since signing their first major label contract with Atlantic.

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Memories of Machines - Warm Winter
Review by Gary Hill

There is a school of modern art rock or progressive rock that focuses on moody, mellow music.


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