The new definition of prog… Well, that suggestion is perhaps too strong. Still, I feel that Leprous’ sophomore album does right to the term ‘progressive’ metal as I keep seeing it. That is, in its literal use, meaning progression beyond the conservative styles of music, something which is phrased better […]

Leprous – Bilateral

I always thought I read and liked hard science fiction. Silly me, I was never exposed to Egan before I read this novel. Let’s list the facts. Diaspora starts off with tens of pages describing how a future artificial consciousness comes into existence. This lengthy treatise is apparently based on […]

Greg Egan – Diaspora