Props to Steven Wilson on his 5.1 remix of Gentle Giant's 1974 classic, [[releases/power-and-glory|The Power and The Glory]]. To my ears, it's the aural equivalent of being in the middle of the room or stage - completely enveloped in sound. And of course, hats off to GG, as this was about as good as good would get for the band, and the genre. A true element of style album, perfectly suited for surround sound.
Can I wish for [[releases/three-friends|Three Friends]] next?
"Hey there! Its "Romantic Warriors – A Progressive Music Saga" Documentary Series's directors Adele Schmidt and José Zegarra Holder here! Thank you for taking the time to check out our third film installment: Romantic Warriors III – Canterbury Tales. Since we started this journey of producing the Progressive Music Saga series on progressive rock, we have completed two feature length documentaries, Romantic Warriors I (2010) and Romantic Warriors II - About Rock in Opposition (2012).
"... what’s more exciting is the long awaited return of this iconic German outfit after a nearly 20-year absence from the music world with a new album, Düülirium! This stunning new album features 3 of the group’s founding members - guitarist John Weinzierl, guitarist/violinist Chris Karrer, and vocalist Renate Knaup - and will be simultaneously released on both CD and vinyl June 10. "
"Dear fans and friends of [[bands/birth-control|Birth Control]],
Unfortunately I have to post a very, very sad message. On Tuesday, 02.18.2014, our drummer and singer Bernd "Nossi" Noske passed away! The funeral took place in silence in the circle of family.
Who would like to support Nossi's widow with a donation can be sure that these will be thankfully accepted! Kornelia Sommerfeld-Noske, Zum Bäumchen 9, D-53809 Ruppichteroth, Germany
"It is with great sadness to announce that Francesco Di Giacomo (the beloved tenor singer of [[bands/banco-del-mutuo-soccorso|Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso]]") passed away today from the result of a car accident. Details are sketchy about what caused the accident but it may be health related. Here is the posting on the internet and the English translation":
Submitted by Charles Snider on Sat, 02/22/2014 - 09:55