The Sonic Sorcerer: An Interview with Steven Wilson

“I’ve always liked records that surprise you in some way.”

Steven Wilson was on the phone describing his musical listening tastes, but he might also have been summing up his career ethos.

Long known for his work as leader of progressive metal titans Porcupine Tree, Wilson has now released four …

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Porcupine Tree: Behind The Incident: A Discussion Of Concepts And Values With Steven Wilson

It’s clear from even the most cursory reading of his lyrics and themes that Porcupine Tree frontman and principal songwriter Steven Wilson is deeply passionate about media. Only fitting since as a musician he’s on the front lines of a popular culture which over the last 10-15 years has shifted …

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Porcupine Tree: Nil Recurring EP

You could call the limited edition Nil Recurring EP a fan-only release, but when you’re talking about Porcupine Tree, that’s not really a valid argument. The populace is split between those who love P Tree and those who don’t, excepting the uninitiated.

But the tag rings true a bit. With …

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Interview with Porcupine Tree: Filling In The Blanks

Centered around the 17-minute opus, “Anesthetize,” and structured to flow as a continuous piece of music, Fear Of A Blank Planet, the latest in a string of stellar albums from lush UK prog-metal stalwarts Porcupine Tree, is a recognizable departure from 2005’s Deadwing. You might think of it …

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Porcupine Tree: Fear Of A Blank Planet

Ever since the beginning of Porcupine Tree frontman and principal (read: only) songwriter Steven Wilson’s collaborative relationship as producer with Opeth’s likewise character Mikael Akerfeldt with that band’s 2001 breakthrough effort, Blackwater Park, his own band has undergone an evolution of its own. Though Wilson didn’t produce Opeth’s last …

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