Announcing The Overview Tour 2025!

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I’m thrilled to be able to announce a Steven Wilson tour for 2025, my first for 7 years. The Overview Tour will be an audio-visual experience based around a forthcoming new release of the same name: a space themed album that features just two long pieces. I’ll also be playing music from The Harmony Codex for the first time as … Read More

The Album Years Podcast launches on YouTube!

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The Album Years podcast continues, and this time in video form! The year is 2000: that means albums by Radiohead, Coldplay, U2 and more are up for discussion, along with Tim Bowness’ questionable editing techniques… Catch the full episode on your podcast service of choice, or watch our bickering on our new YouTube channel.  

Bass Communion – The Itself of Itself

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The Itself of Itself, the first all new Bass Communion studio album in 12 years, and a very experimental one, will be released in May on Fourth Dimension Records sister label Lumberton Trading Company. I’m also pleased to announce that the entire Bass Communion back catalogue (apart from Ghosts on Magnetic Tape and Loss, those are coming very soon!) is … Read More

Harmonic Divergence – Record Store Day Exclusive

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One of the most fun and rewarding aspects of The Harmony Codex has been the opportunity to have the music remixed by so many other artists and musicians I admire. The material seemed to lend itself so well to reinterpretation. Harmonic Divergence, a special vinyl-only release for Record Store Day, features a range of different approaches, best illustrated by the … Read More

Bass Communion – Thief of Snow

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Back in the late nineties most of my releases were mastered by a lovely fellow by the name of Chris Thorpe, who ran a mastering studio from a farm in the countryside of Nottinghamshire called Serendipity. As a sideline Chris and his colleague Dallas Simpson were experimenting with binaural recording, whereby sound is recorded using a dummy head containing two … Read More

Inclination (Ewan Pearson Remix) Out 19th January

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I’m delighted to announce that Ewan Pearson has created an incredible remix of ‘Inclination’, which will be out on 19th January. The remix will be available to stream and as a very exclusive, limited edition white label 12” vinyl, available to pre-order/save now: https://stevenwilson.lnk.to/InclinationEwanPearsonRemix The original version was deliberately skittish and fragmented, but Ewan has smoothed the angles out and … Read More

New Years Update 2024

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Happy new year, everyone! I hope 2023 brought you happiness and fulfilment. I am spending the new year in Sri Lanka with my family, an inspiring and beautiful country where human beings co-exist with animals in a way I’ve not experienced before. On that subject I feel certain that many New Year’s resolutions are going to involve trying to cut … Read More

December Skies

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Challenged by a friend last week on why I’d never done a Christmas song, I protested it wasn’t really me, and besides I didn’t think I had it in me to write suitably Christmassy lyrics. “No problem”, he said, “we’ll get ChatGPT to do it for you!”, upon which he instructed the AI to generate Christmas lyrics in the style … Read More

The Making of The Harmony Codex Video

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Miles Skarin breaks down how he created the ambitious 10-minute long animated music video for the title track of my new album The Harmony Codex in this new making of video. Watch the complete video for The Harmony Codex here: Follow Miles Skarin: https://instagram.com/miles.skarin https://crystalspotlight.com