Happy Holidays and New Year to all, thank you for your purchase of the new edition of The Strawberry Bricks Guide to Progressive Rock, and to all the kind words that have been said about it. -- charles
Submitted by Charles Snider on Tue, 12/19/2017 - 09:48
From the UK Jazzwise website:
"AJ Dehany caught up with Soft Machine’s John Etheridge and spoke to him about his formative fretboard influences and approaches to guitar playing, as well as penetrating the complex chronology and politics of the ongoing Softs saga."
From Hawkwind's Facebook page:
"We are very sad to let you know that our old friend and band mate DikMik, (Michael Davies), passed away early this morning. He will be loved and remembered for his innovative contributions not only to Hawkwind, but to a whole musical genre of which he was an important pioneer..."
Born 1943, in Richmond, Surrey (UK). Died 2017. A former roadie, joined Hawkwind in august 1969 as an electronics manipulator, adding sounds and effects to their music. He left Hawkwind in june 1973.
Submitted by Charles Snider on Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:06
Word on the street is that Phil Miller, guitarist for Delivery, Matching Mole, Hatfield and the North, National Health and his own band In Cahoots has passed away. RIP, Phil, your guitar tone will forever give me the chills. Listen up:
Submitted by Charles Snider on Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:42
Another member of the influential German rock band Can has passed away. Joining Michael Karoli (2001) and Jaki Liebezeit (2017), bassist and engineer Holger Czukay was reported to have been found dead in his apartment on September 5th, just weeks after the death of his wife, U-She (Ursula Kloss). RIP, Holger, Sie war ein Zauberer von Musik Maschinen.
Submitted by Charles Snider on Wed, 09/06/2017 - 04:37
Recent post from Anil Prasad, the mastermind behind Innerviews.org website: "Only one major book on progressive rock that matters has been published this year, and it's this one: The Strawberry Bricks Guide to Progressive Rock (Revised and Expanded Edition) by Charles Snider. This is a work of great passion and expertise by a true aficionado and historian of the form.