Steven Wilson has been incredibly busy this past week recording his new solo album at AIR Studios in London. The new album is the follow up to 2013′s critically acclaimed ‘The Raven that Refused To Sing (and other stories)‘, and is scheduled for release in early 2015. Yesterday Steven posted some more photos (taken by Lasse Hoile) from the sessions to his Facebook page, which you can see below.
You can clearly see several GoPro cameras and tripods in the photos, which confirms that behind the scenes video footage from the sessions will be released at some stage. Stay tuned!
Journalist Anil Prasad of Innerviews (an excellent music interviews website) today visited Steven Wilson at AIR Studios in London. Steven has been busy this week recording his currently untitled fourth solo album with his band.
Below you can see the photos Anil posted online today, which shows the band hard at work recording the new material. Anil also mentioned that he was present at the recording to film several extended-length interview segments, which we’ll get to see in the near future.
Lasse Hoile is also present at the recording sessions, taking photos (the first set of which you can see here) and filming behind the scenes video content.
We’ve known now for a while that Steven Wilson has been working on the follow up to 2013′s ‘The Raven That Refused To Sing (and other stories)’. Steven and the band have been recording the currently untitled album at AIR Studios in London this week, and here are some lovely photos by longtime collaborator Lasse Hoile. Expect to see some more content as the recording sessions progress!
Porcupine Tree bassist Colin Edwin has been keeping busy over the past few months. He’s recently announced Etymlogy, which is the forthcoming album from Burnt Belief, his project with guitarist Jon Durant. The album (which can be previewed below) will be released in October via Alchemy Records. Burnt Belief will also be playing Progtoberfest on 26th October in Chicago, tickets are available here.
“To me, the new album is a big development of our earlier sound and I really feel we have improved our past work and also brought out the best in each other, which is really what I hope for in any collaboration” - Colin Edwin
Colin will also be doing several live dates with Twinscapes, his collaboration with Italian bassist and composer Lorenzo Feliciati. Two dates in London at the Vortex on 4th October and at The Islington on 1st November. Twinscapes will also be playing a show in Italy on 7th November, with more shows to follow.
Finally, Colin Edwin’s terrific solo album ‘PVZ’ is 30% off for a limited time with the discount code ‘csath’, available here.
The Steven Wilson classic remix train just won’t slow down! The next in the terrific remixes series is XTC’s breakthrough album ‘Drums and Wires’, originally released in 1979. The album featured their first UK hit single “Making Plans for Nigel” (video below), and introducing the 2 guitar line-up featuring Dave Gregory alongside principal songwriters Andy Partridge and Colin Moulding, and drummer Terry Chambers.
The new edition of ‘Drums and Wires’ is released on 27th October in both CD/Blu-Ray and CD/DVDA editions, both featuring new stereo and 5.1 surround sound mixes made from the original multitrack tapes. Also included is the original stereo mix and additional bonus material. The Blu-ray edition particularly is a virtual boxed set on a single disc, containing well over 100 separate tracks, with the additional material being drawn from single A+B-sides, instrumental mixes, demos, rehearsal tapes, and promo videos, all in high resolution.
Available to pre-order now from the official XTC store Ape House (through Burning Shed).