Articles by: Preston Frazier

Preston Frazier’s Best Albums of 2018 (So Far): Neal Morse, Parliament, Take 6 + Others

Preston Frazier’s Best Albums of 2018 (So Far): Neal Morse, Parliament, Take 6 + Others

Preston Frazier offers his take on the best albums of 2018 (so far), with tips of the hat to Neal Morse, Parliament, Take 6 and others.

Chris Carver – Wonderland (2018)

Chris Carver – Wonderland (2018)

A welcome return as band leader and principal composer, Chris Carver’s ‘Wonderland’ is compelling, excellent listening.

Yes, “Holding On” from Union (1991): YESterdays

Yes, “Holding On” from Union (1991): YESterdays

“Holding On” doesn’t quite reach Yes greatness – ironic, given the song is packed full of so many production tricks.

Pink Floyd: Album By Album, by Martin Popoff: Books

Pink Floyd: Album By Album, by Martin Popoff: Books

Martin Popoff manages to make the often-written-about story of Pink Floyd new again. That’s quite an accomplishment in itself.

Toto, “Slipped Away” from Tambu (1995): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Slipped Away” from Tambu (1995): Toto Tuesdays

“Slipped Away” somehow ended up with no chart presence, but Toto’s B-side to “The Other End of Time” actually has it all.

Carl Palmer, of Asia and Emerson Lake & Palmer: Something Else! Interview

Carl Palmer, of Asia and Emerson Lake & Palmer: Something Else! Interview

Carl Palmer discusses how ELP Legacy is boldly refashioning the Emerson Lake and Palmer catalog, and what the future holds for Asia after John Wetton’s death.

Yes, “Dangerous [Look In the Light of What You’re Searching For]” (1991): YESterdays

Yes, “Dangerous [Look In the Light of What You’re Searching For]” (1991): YESterdays

The finished version of “Dangerous,” released on Yes’ 1991 album ‘Union,’ stands in stark contrast to Steve Howe’s original demo.

Solitaire Miles – Jazztets with Willie Pickens (2018)

Solitaire Miles – Jazztets with Willie Pickens (2018)

Solitaire Miles is taking a quick break from her Susie Blue persona to dig back into her jazz roots.

Toto, “I Will Remember” from Tambu (1995): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “I Will Remember” from Tambu (1995): Toto Tuesdays

This series has often reflected on Steve Lukather’s depth as a balladeer. On Toto’s “I Will Remember,” he once again shines brightly.

David Garfield, “Stay” from Jammin’ Outside the Box (2018): Sneak Peek

David Garfield, “Stay” from Jammin’ Outside the Box (2018): Sneak Peek

David Garfield’s take on “Stay,” the classic Rufus song, features an amazing cast of guest stars who lift this cover to another level.

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